1. Detroit Lions Day 3 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    The first two days of the 2014 NFL draft have unfolded quite nicely for the Detroit Lions . However, now is not the time to take the foot off the pedal as they mine the depths of the last four rounds for some unpolished diamonds...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 6,068 reads 16 comments

  2. How Travis Swanson Fits with Detroit Lions

    At some point, the Detroit Lions were going to make an underwhelming pick. Or at least it would feel that way. Travis Swanson was a guy only the hardcore fans would know...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 4,229 reads 7 comments

  3. How Kyle Van Noy Fits with the Detroit Lions

    Let's get this straight: G eneral manager Martin Mayhew doesn't care what you think. He didn't hear you complaining about how stupid the offensive pick at No. 10 was. And he doesn't care about your kudos now...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 8,694 reads 36 comments

  4. Detroit Lions Day 2 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    With all the excitement surrounding the Detroit Lions ' first day of the 2014 NFL draft, it's easy to forget, or at least downplay, the final two days. That would be a mistake...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 14,047 reads 36 comments

  5. How Eric Ebron Fits with the Detroit Lions

    All of the bluster about the Detroit Lions moving up or down in the 2014 NFL draft turned out to be just that —hot air. The Lions didn't make a bold strike to grab Sammy Watkins at No...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 3,511 reads 20 comments

  6. Detroit Lions Day 1 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    You made it. You've waded through months of rumors, clicked on more mock drafts than you care to admit and gotten so lost in the speculation that you might have lost sight of the forest for the trees...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 3,633 reads 16 comments

  7. Detroit Lions Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The Detroit Lions didn't make the 2014 NFL draft trade you were hoping for, but that doesn't mean they weren't active. And active drafters require quick grades because you need football analysis...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 23,806 reads 35 comments

  8. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Final 7-Round Predictions

    There is no need to click on another Detroit Lions seven-round mock draft. My picks, my friends, are all you require. You see, I established myself as master mocker last year, nailing two out of the Lions' first three picks...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 9,983 reads 44 comments

  9. Re-Drafting Detroit Lions' 2013 Draft

    The 2014 NFL draft is next week! Really, it is! But I've already written about every possible player and move the Lions could make. Twice. So let's break up the monotony before we dig into next week's final mock draft (how nice is that to read?).

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 12,246 reads 23 comments

  10. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Aaron Donald

    Wide receivers are so early 2000s. Defensive tackles are the "it" position now. And Aaron Donald is hoping to play out the role of Calvin Johnson instead of Mike Williams...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 5,289 reads 22 comments

  11. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Sammy Watkins

    Golden Tate by himself did not solve the Detroit Lions ' receiver problem, but the addition of Sammy Watkins wouldn't either. It would eviscerate it. I get it...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 4,981 reads 44 comments

  12. 2014 NFL Draft Sleepers Who'd Fit Perfectly with the Detroit Lions

    Since the 2014 NFL draft is a few weeks later than usual, the number of guys who can be labeled as sleepers is dwindling. There's just too much time to fill. It's inevitable that almost every guy will get discussed at some length...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 8,075 reads 13 comments

  13. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Deone Bucannon

    The Detroit Lions don't need a safety in the 2014 NFL draft. They need Deone Bucannon . The Washington State product is the exact type of player Detroit can benefit from adding to the roster...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 9,341 reads 48 comments

  14. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Detroit Lions' Top-3 Picks

    The worst-case scenario for you involving the NFL draft is having to read another mock draft. Thus, we here at Bleacher Report decided to bring you a best-case scenario that involved ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 14,624 reads 52 comments

  15. Detroit Lions 2014 NFL Draft Fact or Fiction

    The 2014 NFL draft is so close that you can taste it, but yet so far away that it feels like the Detroit Lions may be waiting forever to make that top-10 pick...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 10,523 reads 36 comments

  16. 7 Late-Round NFL Draft Prospects Perfectly Suited for Detroit Lions

    So much time is spent worrying about the first-round pick, fans often don't realize how important the late rounds can be to a successful franchise. And it's OK. I get it. The top guys are the sexy picks...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 6,705 reads 41 comments

  17. Ranking the 2014 Impact of Detroit Lions' Free Agent Signings so Far

    It's late March. The Detroit Lions have made all of their free-agency moves, with the exception of one or two smaller deals, and the draft is still over a month away. Aside from the distraction of basketball, we're bored...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 9,510 reads 13 comments

  18. Setting Realistic Expectations for Detroit Lions' Free-Agent Signings

    NFL free agency isn't over, but the Detroit Lions aren't likely to make any major moves. So while there isn't much speculation left regarding who is joining the team, there is ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 10,821 reads 18 comments

  19. Ranking Detroit Lions' 6 Best Remaining Free Agency Options

    The Detroit Lions haven't been overly active in free agency thus far. Fans are anxious for a few more additions due to the holes scattered throughout the roster and have been chattering about this guy or that guy...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 14,835 reads 47 comments

  20. Lions by the Numbers: 2013 Stats Detroit Must Improve in 2014

    The Detroit Lions in 2013 were the Detroit Lions for any fan under the age of 65. It was the same story since that last championship season: all kinds of potential doomed by key mishaps...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 3,743 reads 16 comments

  21. Biggest Draft Day Busts in Detroit Lions History

    Everyone makes mistakes. But when a NFL team screws up a first-round pick, it isn't called a mistake; it's called a bust. And that label was created for a reason...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 9,347 reads 25 comments

  22. Weighing the Pros and Cons of Detroit Lions' Top Free Agent Targets

    NFL free agency finally kicks off next week. For Detroit Lions fans, that means the three-month wait is finally over, and we can fully immerse ourselves in the pros and cons of each target without sounding desperate...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 12,873 reads 16 comments

  23. Breaking Down Lions' Salary Cap Situation Heading into Free Agency

    The NFL offseason has grown almost as riveting as the regular season. Every team, including the Detroit Lions , has a chance to quickly jump from mediocre to elite thanks to the salary cap...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 4,996 reads 22 comments

  24. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: 7-Round Predictions Post Combine

    The combine is over, and we're one step closer to the 2014 NFL draft. I can't wait any longer to release my first seven-round mock draft. I just can't...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 5 months ago 21,200 reads 180 comments

  25. 5 Hidden Gems Detroit Lions Should Have Noticed at the Combine

    Does anybody at the NFL Scouting Combine fall under the radar anymore? Probably not. But some performances, despite being incredible or at least draft-stock elevating, still don't get the credit they deserve...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 5 months ago 10,411 reads 20 comments