1. Super Bowl XLVIII: 5 Under-the-Radar Players Who Will Determine Outcome

    If you've been following the mainstream media during Super Bowl XLVIII hype week, you may be shocked to learn there are 22 players on the field on any given play. I understand...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 10 months ago 639 reads 4 comments

  2. Detroit Lions: A Position-by-Position Primer for Free Agency

    The Detroit Lions are coming off a disappointing 2013 season and should be looking to the offseason with a sense of urgency. Obviously, besides the draft, the best way the Lions can improve would be through free agency...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 10 months ago 7,571 reads 38 comments

  3. NFL Playoff Predictions: Picks Against the Spread for AFC and NFC Championships

    This Sunday is the last real parlay opportunity for all those who love picking NFL games against the spread. Don't screw it up. Me? I'm still riding high off a successful Chargers +8, San Francisco -3 and under 41...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 40,308 reads 100 comments

  4. 10 Impending Free Agents in Desperate Need of a Change of Scenery

    America was built on second chances. And like the Pilgrims who needed a fresh start in new surroundings, there are plenty of NFL free agents ready to live the less famous version of the American dream...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 887 reads 4 comments

  5. Detroit Lions Free Agents: Who Is in Play for the Franchise Tag?

    The Detroit Lions have 14 unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing, but are any of those players worthy of a franchise-tag designation? To the uninitiated, the franchise ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 9,510 reads 38 comments

  6. Detroit Lions Free Agency: Keep, Walk or Tag Options for Every Free Agent

    From former first rounders to backup quarterbacks, the Detroit Lions have plenty of decisions to make regarding their unrestricted free agents. With the disappointing 1-6 slide to end the season, it's easy to forget that this was a talented team...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 15,104 reads 66 comments

  7. 8 Best Bets to Make the 2014 NFL Playoffs

    The Wild Card Round is in the books, and if you listened to me, you've still got some money in your wallet to play with...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 1,343 reads 2 comments

  8. 8 Contracts Detroit Lions Must Reevaluate This Offseason

    Before Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew can start wooing potential free agents or even narrowing down potential draft picks, he needs to determine what to do with those ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 12,715 reads 42 comments

  9. NFL Playoffs: 4 Teams You Don't Want to Bet Against

    The NFL playoffs are finally here! No, my team isn't in it (the Lions never are). But I'm excited and handing out exclamation points because there is some serious money buried in the Super Bowl betting odds...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 6,310 reads 12 comments

  10. 5 Bold Predictions for Detroit Lions' Week 17 Matchup

    The Detroit Lions will stumble into Minnesota after a disastrous 1-5 slide. All hope for the postseason is gone, but players can still secure pride and future employment in the final week of the season...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 6,111 reads 15 comments

  11. NFL Week 17 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    We've reached Week 17 of my NFL picks against the spread, and I can say I learned one thing this season: It's much more fun when you have something on the line. Sunday, I arrived at my friend's house for the Detroit Lions game...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 14,365 reads 20 comments

  12. Who's Really to Blame for Detroit Lions' Late-Season Collapse?

    Things aren't exactly going according to the plan the Detroit Lions laid out when they were 6-3. Back then, we were "safe" to start discussing first-round opponents...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 11 months ago 4,964 reads 62 comments

  13. NFL Week 16 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    My hate for the San Diego Chargers softens a bit while I have a conflict of conscience with the Green Bay Packers in an emotional NFL Week 16 picks against the spread...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 months ago 11,042 reads 10 comments

  14. Breaking Down the Evolution of Matthew Stafford

    Matthew Stafford has evolved into the Detroit Lions ' franchise quarterback. Mostly. Kind of. Confused? That's understandable. We all are when it comes to Stafford...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 months ago 5,185 reads 26 comments

  15. NFL Week 15 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    I was going to make some bold proclamation, compare myself to Kanye West and write as a wrestling heel to kick off my NFL Week 15 picks against the spread. I wanted the spotlight...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 months ago 11,925 reads 3 comments

  16. Detroit Lions: Why Larry Warford Is the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year

    Larry Warford is the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. I don't care who actually wins the award...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 months ago 5,620 reads 27 comments

  17. NFL Week 14 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    From a 9-5 record in sunny Mexico to under .500 and some type of flu, these Week 14 NFL picks against the spread are all about finding reality. For instance, it's going to be cold now...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 months ago 15,529 reads 55 comments

  18. NFL Week 13 Odds, Lines, Spreads for Each Game

    Hello and "bienvenido" to a very special NFL Week 13 picks against the spread. Why is it special? Because I'm willing to bet (who doesn't love puns?) that it's the only one you'll ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 12,593 reads 23 comments

  19. Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Lions Week 12 Contest with Buccaneers

    The Detroit Lions host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a game that has taken on heightened significance and intrigue after the past week...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 1,555 reads 3 comments

  20. NFL Week 12 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    Las Vegas was built in a day. Sunday to be exact. The oddsmakers absolutely nailed it this week with three pushes. Apparently, these guys know what they're doing. Bravo. Good job, good effort ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 10,633 reads 4 comments

  21. 6 Reasons Detroit Lions Should Be Considered NFC North Favorites

    Detroit Lions fans can get as drunk off as much Honolulu Blue Kool-Aid as they'd like. Their team is sitting in first place after Week 10 for the first time since 1999...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 3,662 reads 11 comments

  22. NFL Week 11 Lines, Spread and Odds for Each Game

    I'm the type of person who can't enjoy anything. You tell me I got 19 out of 20 correct on a test, I'll kick myself for missing that last one...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 25,488 reads 46 comments

  23. Why the Detroit Lions May Be the Scariest Team in the NFC

    The Detroit Lions didn't burst out of the gates of the 2013 NFL season, but they did keep a steady enough pace to find themselves locked into a first-place tie...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 11,297 reads 57 comments

  24. NFL Week 10 Lines, Spread and Odds for Each Game

    I'm starting a campaign to get the NFL back on track. A healthy medium should always be the goal, and the league has taken this "Any Given Sunday" stuff to a ridiculous level...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 20,335 reads 25 comments

  25. Ranking Best Catches in Calvin Johnson's Detroit Lions Career

    How many kids in America want to be Calvin Johnson when they grow up? Better yet, how many adults? I know I wouldn't mind...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 6,298 reads 10 comments