1. Breaking Down All the New Faces on the 2015 Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions have kept the core of a playoff team intact by retaining all but four of their starters, including special teams. There has been some turnover, and those new faces could play a key role in pushing this team over the top...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 5,532 reads 7 comments

  2. Rounding Up the Latest Detroit Lions Offseason Buzz

    This time of year brings an excessive amount of optimism. And what bad news is leaked—like one certain nugget concerning the Detroit Lions front office—is usually covered ...

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  3. Winners and Losers of Detroit Lions' Offseason so Far

    Everyone falls into two different categories: winners and losers. Actually, there's a ton of grey area in between those two, but not when you look at the Detroit Lions ' offseason...

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  4. The 5 Biggest Issues Facing Detroit Lions with OTAs Wrapped

    In my best Entourage- inspired voice: What if I told you that the Detroit Lions could be the 2016 Super Bowl champions? Is that something you'd be interested in? And what if I ...

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  5. Why Quandre Diggs Is Detroit Lions' Best Bet at Nickelback

    When thinking about the Detroit Lions ' nickelback battle, I kept coming back to a line from southern rapper Big K.R.I.T. on his track "See Me on Top." It's a simple statement that packs a ton of meaning...

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  6. Detroit Lions: Full Position Breakdown and Depth Chart Analysis at Running Back

    Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew has quietly built a roster stocked with talent at almost every position...

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  7. Detroit Lions: Making the Call on Impending Contract Decisions

    "The season isn't underway, and this dude already wants to talk about which players the Detroit Lions should extend, re-sign or let walk? Does he have anything else in his life besides football?" Yes and no...

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  8. Detroit Lions Who've Turned Heads in Offseason Workouts

    The Detroit Lions have one more week of OTAs left, but players and units are already starting to stand out. Yes, I'm changing the game a bit here. The headline doesn't say we're specifically looking at players...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 15,869 reads 22 comments

  9. How Have Detroit Lions Addressed Biggest Weaknesses of 2014?

    The NFL salary cap is designed to keep teams from hoarding their good players and yelling "Mine!" like a two-year-old with his toys. It also keeps things interesting, which generates money...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 7,146 reads 33 comments

  10. 6 Swing Games Detroit Lions Must Win for Postseason Return in 2015

    NFL seasons aren't decided by X's and O's or Jimmys and Joes. It's all about the swing. Swing games to be exact. Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell wouldn't agree publicly...

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  11. Checking in on Detroit Lions' Biggest Project Players

    There actually are projects that are fun and fulfilling, rather than those annoying tasks your significant other thinks would be fun to do together...

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  12. Detroit Lions OTA Standouts Worth Keeping an Eye on This Offseason

    Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay foreshadowed his breakout season with a great showing in last year's OTAs. Now, five other Lions are hoping to take the same approach and make these early practices a launching pad for the 2015 season...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 11,928 reads 20 comments

  13. How Detroit Lions' 2013 Draft Class Will Impact 2015 Season

    With great power comes great responsibility. That should be the motto for the Detroit Lions ' 2013 draft class. The age range for the Lions' contributors will stretch from rookie Ameer Abdullah to longtime veteran Rashean Mathis...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 7,296 reads 33 comments

  14. 6 Biggest Takeaways from the Detroit Lions' OTAs

    The Detroit Lions are doing actual football things! Well, sort of. The players are only rocking shells (helmets) and shoes, but it's the closest we've seen to the real thing since January 4, 2015...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 8,808 reads 40 comments

  15. Detroit Lions: Creating the Blueprint for Optimal Offense in 2015

    The offense was the most frustrating part of the Detroit Lions ' 2014 run to the playoffs. The hope, however, is that offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi laid the foundation for future ...

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  16. Detroit Lions: Early Rookie Progress Reports

    Every player wants to hit the ground running as the new league year gets underway—none more so than the rookies. The Detroit Lions kicked off OTAs on the 26th, and everyone is excited to hear about how the shiny new toys are performing...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 3 months ago 10,564 reads 23 comments

  17. Detroit Lions: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Quarterback

    The Detroit Lions have a quarterback controversy, but there won't be any national coverage. That's probably because Matthew Stafford 's job is secure...

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  18. 6 Detroit Lions Facing Make-or-Break Season in 2015

    Greek philosopher Heraclitus is famous for having said that "[c]hange is the only constant in life." Who knew that he was such a huge NFL fan? Every team in the NFL—including the Detroit Lions —is continuously in a state of flux...

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  19. 5 Detroit Lions Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2015

    Seeds for the world's most important crops are hidden in a "Doomsday vault" in Norway, only to be busted out in case of a cataclysmic event...

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  20. Early Predictions for Detroit Lions' 2015 Training Camp Battles

    The NFL never sleeps. Ever. There's no stopping the machine, and we wouldn't have it any other way. Baseball is a fun distraction, but games 33 through 136 offer the type of redundancy usually reserved for government paperwork...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 7,008 reads 24 comments

  21. Detroit Lions' Biggest Obstacles to a Postseason Return

    The last time the Detroit Lions had consecutive playoff appearances, the Internet was just a gleam in Al Gore's eye. Now that goal is squarely in range in 2015...

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  22. Who Will Win Detroit Lions' Outside Linebacker Battle

    Is Tahir Whitehead out of a job? Because there unequivocally won't be a battle for the middle linebacker gig, according to head coach Jim Caldwell ( h/t Kyle Meinke of Mlive ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 9,740 reads 29 comments

  23. The Most Intriguing Rookie Storylines Heading into Detroit Lions OTAs

    The newest Detroit Lions are marching their way through their first offseason. OTAs won't begin until the end of May, but the drama is already starting to simmer. Of course, not all storylines are created equal...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 10,609 reads 23 comments

  24. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Each Detroit Lions Rookie

    What do you want to be when you grow up? The Detroit Lions rookies might not be faced with such an open-ended question, nor will their lives or careers be completely defined by 2015...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 12,185 reads 24 comments

  25. Projecting Detroit Lions' Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason

    Kellen Moore will be the backup quarterback for the Detroit Lions . Now whether that will be the backup to the backup or the second-string signal-caller will be up for debate well into September...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 11,053 reads 39 comments