1. 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 11 months ago 3,632 reads 11 comments

  2. 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 12 months ago 25,444 reads 46 comments

  3. 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 12 months ago 11,259 reads 57 comments

  4. 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 12 months ago 20,293 reads 25 comments

  5. 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 12 months ago 5,915 reads 10 comments

  6. NFL Week 9 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    Shh. Nobody make a sound. I don't want to scare my success away. It's the same principle used for lifting weights or dealing with a girl. Too much, too quick, and you'll hurt yourself by coming on too strong...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 months ago 18,147 reads 16 comments

  7. How Matthew Stafford Can Exploit Dallas Cowboys' Secondary

    The Dallas Cowboys visit the Detroit Lions this Sunday fresh off a complete shutdown of the semi-explosive Philadelphia Eagles . But don't get carried away with Dallas' performance...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 months ago 3,702 reads 14 comments

  8. NFL Week 8 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    Does anybody know how to reverse NFL gambling mojo? I'm serious. Last week's two losses by a total of 1...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 18,239 reads 33 comments

  9. Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Detroit Lions' Week 7 Contest with Bengals

    The Detroit Lions will be aiming to stay atop of the NFC North when they welcome the Cincinnati Bengals to town on Sunday. The teams are similar both schematically and talent-wise, so there will be interesting matchups all over the field...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 3,150 reads 34 comments

  10. NFL Week 7 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    Do you know what it's like to look in the mirror and see Matt Schaub looking back at you? I do. It's painful. I showed some flashes early in my career, making a few picks with buddies in college...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 11,415 reads 7 comments

  11. 6 Bold Predictions for Detroit Lions' Week 6 Matchup

    The Detroit Lions don't have any historical streaks to overcome against the Cleveland Browns . Predicting them to win a game matching two 3-2 teams wouldn't be a bold selection...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 8,708 reads 31 comments

  12. NFL Week 6 Lines, Spreads and Odds for Each Game

    I lost the right to write the intro for my NFL Week 6 picks against the spread. It's really not important how that happened. Anyways... "Hey all, Mike here...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 32,100 reads 53 comments

  13. Dissecting Best Individual Matchups to Watch in Detroit Lions' Week 5 Action

    The Detroit Lions hit the road again with history in their sights. They've lost 22 in a row in Wisconsin and aim to shatter that streak against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 4,240 reads 7 comments

  14. NFL Week 5 Predictions: Pick, Line and Spread Analysis for Each Game

    Am I going to celebrate going .500 with my NFL picks against the spread? Absolutely! First off, I want to thank all of those that stood behind me through the adversity...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 82,431 reads 114 comments

  15. Cal vs. Oregon: Live Game Grades and Analysis for the Ducks

    The No. 2 Oregon Ducks handled the Cal Golden Bears at Autzen Stadium, cruising to a lopsided score early. The win pushes the Ducks to 4-0 and keeps them in the driver's seat for the Pac-12 title game...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 5,449 reads 6 comments

  16. NFL Week 4 Predictions: Pick, Line and Spread Analysis for Each Game

    When thinking about my NFL Week 4 picks against the spread, I kept reflecting on last week, and a two-word phrase kept coming to mind: go figure. The Green Bay Packers scored 30 straight points, were up by 16 and lost on a 58-yard fumble return...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 84,091 reads 99 comments

  17. NFL Week 3 Predictions: Pick, Line and Spread Analysis for Each Game

    "Gambling is a game of points." "I mean, one half-point too few or too many, you don't quite lay it. One full point for the home team or for the away team, and you don't quite cover...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 33,286 reads 39 comments

  18. NFL Week 2 Predictions: Pick, Line and Spread Analysis for Each Game

    You can't make any assumptions based on the first week of the NFL season. Weird things happen. That's why you shouldn't worry about how your picks against the spread did in Week 1...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 81,040 reads 88 comments

  19. Week 1 Picks Against the Spread for Every NFL Game

    The beauty of Week 1 of the NFL season is that every team and every person has an equal chance for a successful season. Yes, even this guy. The 2013 season is bursting with opportunity, money and, most of all, redemption...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 11,721 reads 1 comments

  20. Full Stat Predictions for NFL's Starting Second-Year Signal-Callers

    First-year starting quarterbacks stole the 2012 NFL season by putting up unprecedented stats and leading their teams to stunning success...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 4,246 reads 56 comments

  21. NFL Predictions 2013: Picking Over/Under Win Totals for Every Team

    As the 2013 NFL season kickoff approaches, now is a great time for predictions regarding the over/unders for each team. It's a fun way to make the season a little more interesting and perhaps get rich! Or destitute...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 13,297 reads 23 comments

  22. 5 Players Not Worth Their Big-Money Contracts

    Robbery is illegal in the U.S.A., but not the NFL . Just like many Fortune 500 CEOs, there are players getting big bucks without earning their paychecks...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 48,955 reads 171 comments

  23. Takeaways from Friday Night's NFL Preseason Week 1 Action

    Let there be football. Finally. It might have only been Week 1 of the NFL preseason, but don't act like you weren't excited...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 104,661 reads 299 comments

  24. Power Ranking the Best-Ever Pro Football Hall of Fame Speeches

    The Hall of Fame gives each inductee a moment for an acceptance speech. Those that follow this introductory slide are the best of the best. I’m not going to dress it up much here...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 13,115 reads 12 comments

  25. Top 10 Achievements of Bill Parcells' Career

    The Hall of Fame only comes calling for those who put together an achievement-heavy career. By any standard, Bill Parcells accumulated enough notches on his belt to earn his bronze bust...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 523 reads 0 comments