1. Breaking Down Detroit Lions' Roster After the 2015 Draft

    The Detroit Lions roster has a different fit now that the NFL draft has passed. Some players who were comfortably in the fold just a couple of weeks ago will be forced to look over their shoulders at players better tailored for their positions...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 9,668 reads 40 comments

  2. An in-Depth Look at Detroit Lions' Most Intriguing Selection, Ameer Abdullah

    Ameer Abdullah is not Reggie Bush. And the Detroit Lions should be thankful. General manager Martin Mayhew tabbed the Nebraska product in the second round (54th overall) because he lost his former starting running back...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 9,104 reads 28 comments

  3. Detroit Lions' 2015 Draft: Aggregating Report Card Grades from Around the Web

    The passing of every NFL draft means grades are sprouting up all over the Internet. Lucky for you, I've aggregated five grades and opinions, and crafted them into an easy-to-use slideshow...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 12,297 reads 22 comments

  4. Detroit Lions: Complete 2015 NFL Draft Wrap-Up and Analysis

    The 2015 NFL draft took years to get here and a blink of the eye to pass. The ratio of hype to substance is on par with another sporting event that took place this weekend—the ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 21,316 reads 72 comments

  5. Corey Robinson to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    After filling needs at almost every level of the draft, general manager Martin Mayhew was free to pick from any position to bolster his talented Detroit Lions roster...

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  6. Quandre Diggs to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    After exhausting all of the Detroit Lions ' pre -draft needs, general manager Martin Mayhew was free to follow his best-player-available approach in the sixth round, and the result was cornerback Quandre Diggs ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 670 reads 1 comments

  7. Michael Burton to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    You never leave a draft without a fullback, and the Detroit Lions didn't want to look foolish by bucking that trend...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 8,117 reads 18 comments

  8. Gabe Wright to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    General manager Martin Mayhew is nothing if not aggressive. In his second trade of the 2015 NFL draft, the Detroit Lions jumped into the fourth round to grab Auburn Tigers defensive tackle Gabe Wright...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 10,018 reads 10 comments

  9. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Updated Day 3 Predictions

    The Detroit Lions didn't mess around when it came to needs in this draft, leaving us poor souls who are mock drafting Day 3 to wonder which route they'll go...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 7,894 reads 20 comments

  10. Alex Carter to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew continued to buck his straight-line best-player-available approach by moving up for cornerback Alex Carter in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 5,851 reads 30 comments

  11. Ameer Abdullah to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    The narrative that the Detroit Lions need a home run-hitting back was officially declared dead when Ameer Abdullah's name spilled out of Chris Spielman's mouth...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 7,077 reads 11 comments

  12. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Updated Day 2 Predictions

    I promised Thursday that I wouldn't do another Detroit Lions mock draft. You didn't actually believe me, did you? And besides, new news tweaked the whole back end of the draft...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 9,474 reads 39 comments

  13. Laken Tomlinson to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    Some teams stick strictly to picking the best player available. Apparently the Detroit Lions are no longer in that boat after selecting offensive guard Laken Tomlinson...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 6,308 reads 25 comments

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

    The Detroit Lions entered the 2015 NFL draft with only one big concern aside from adding talent and depth—finding a left guard. General manager Martin Mayhew apparently got the message: Lions send their 1st round pick (No...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 24,155 reads 28 comments

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

    The last grasp at cracking the Detroit Lions mock draft code is here. Really. This is it. There isn't enough time left to predict another seven rounds since the draft finally begins Thursday night...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 13,622 reads 42 comments

  16. Detroit Lions NFL Draft Big Board: Position-by-Position Rankings

    General manager Martin Mayhew hasn't handled all of his drafts or personnel decisions well, but he has built a solid roster with few holes...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 10,642 reads 33 comments

  17. Realistic Draft Trade Possibilities for the Detroit Lions

    There are more than a few opinions about how the Detroit Lions should use their first-round pick, and most of them, vehemently at times, differ. But one path seems to appeal to everyone — Detroit should trade down in the first round...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 11,503 reads 20 comments

  18. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: B/R Community Top 100 and 7-Round Results

    The Internet is filled with Detroit Lions mock drafts, so we decided to offer one with a twist to keep things interesting...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 15,672 reads 83 comments

  19. Re-Grading Detroit Lions' Past 5 Drafts

    Don't you love the job Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew has done? A scroll through the comments section of any draft-related article will show numerous pages bursting with praise for Detroit's main roster architect...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 10,453 reads 88 comments

  20. Detroit Lions 2015 Schedule: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The over/under for wins based on the Detroit Lions ' 2015 schedule is nine. Which way do you go? I'm not giving my answer away quickly...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 4 months ago 14,566 reads 57 comments

  21. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Tevin Coleman

    Tevin Coleman is a first-round running back with a second-round "grade." The nitpicking and hole-poking pundits are wary to elevate him too high, but the Detroit Lions can't hesitate if Coleman is there in the second round...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 5 months ago 8,094 reads 88 comments

  22. Six 2015 NFL Draft Picks Who Could Be Opening-Game Starters for Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions might be enjoying their greatest stretch of stability since the Internet was just a gleam in Al Gore's eye. Most of the starting lineup has been settled for weeks, and plenty of starters will look familiar come Week 1...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 5 months ago 9,111 reads 26 comments

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

    Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew doesn't need a good draft this year; he must absolutely kill it if he's going to get the merciless fans off his back. It's of no concern to them that he's guided the franchise from 0-16 to the playoffs...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 5 months ago 16,395 reads 74 comments

  24. Reassessing Lions' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Left to Address

    The Detroit Lions recently entered an offseason after a one-and-done playoff appearance with a plan to sit tight...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 5 months ago 4,549 reads 77 comments

  25. Who Are the Experts Predicting to Detroit Lions in 1st Round of the NFL Draft?

    Has the silly season left you slack-jawed and slaphappy? Has the inexhaustible amount of mockery and prognostication forced you to give up wading through every Detroit Lions mock draft due to carpal tunnel syndrome? I get it...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 5 months ago 12,839 reads 38 comments