1. Setting Realistic Expectations for Each Detroit Lions Rookie

    Every year, fantasy footballers and fans get whipped into a frenzy about the incoming rookie class. It often leads to unreasonable expectations and overbidding in fantasy drafts. Just ask Eric Ebron...

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  2. 6 Players Who Might Find Themselves on Detroit Lions Practice Squad in 2015

    Not all NFL dreams are dashed once the rosters are trimmed to 53 players. A maximum of 10 hopeful prospects can be added to the practice squad, so long as they don't have an accrued ...

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  3. Predicting the Last 5 In, Last 5 out for Detroit Lions' Final 53 Man Roster

    The Detroit Lions roster might see an addition or two before training camp kicks off in late July, but the bulk of it will look much like it does now. So even though it's early, we can look ahead to whose roster bubble will burst come September...

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  4. 5 Positions Detroit Lions Must Address After 2015 Season

    Foresight isn't a lost art because it's never been found. History repeats itself far too often for people to claim they're thinking beyond that impulse pair of shoes or that Vegas trip that left them a bit short on rent...

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  5. Detroit Lions: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Cornerback

    Change can be both good and bad. Often times, we fear change, but it almost always works out for the better. That's exactly how the Detroit Lions ended up here. With Bill Bentley's release the longest-tenured CB in Detroit is Darius Slay...

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  6. Detroit Lions' Offseason State of the Union

    When the president gives his annual State of the Union speech, pundits break down every syllable and search for nuanced meaning. You're never going to get anything close to that from the Detroit Lions ' braintrust...

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  7. Rounding Up Detroit Lions' Offseason Buzz, Post-Minicamps

    Summer break is finally here for the Detroit Lions . The team recently wrapped up minicamp, giving the players somewhere around a month-and-a-half to prepare for training camp...

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  8. Fact or Fiction for Detroit Lions' Biggest Offseason Question Marks

    The trade winds have died down, leaving Detroit Lions fans drifting in that dreadful doldrums between OTAs and training camp...

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  9. Who Is Detroit Lions' Most Underrated Playmaker?

    The NFL is scrutinized, studied and sorted through with a higher intensity than a bill on the floor of Congress. It's rare that any player can truly fly under the radar, but Detroit Lions safety James Ihedigbo has done so...

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  10. Detroit Lions: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Wide Receiver

    Former Detroit Lions general manager Matt Millen spent years trying to fill out a receiving depth chart. Current general manager Martin Mayhew has taken up the task and has already done a better job while not wasting resources like his old boss...

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  11. 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...

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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 ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 8 months ago 5,719 reads 13 comments

  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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...

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  19. 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...

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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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...

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  23. 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 9 months ago 7,328 reads 33 comments

  24. 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...

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  25. 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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