1. 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 12 months ago 15,877 reads 22 comments

  2. 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 12 months ago 7,214 reads 33 comments

  3. 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...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 months ago 5,665 reads 18 comments

  4. 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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  5. 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 12 months ago 11,967 reads 20 comments

  6. 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 1 year ago 7,335 reads 33 comments

  7. 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 1 year ago 8,819 reads 40 comments

  8. 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 ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 4,841 reads 8 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 10,597 reads 23 comments

  10. 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...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 5,444 reads 19 comments

  11. 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...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 3,551 reads 2 comments

  12. 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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  13. 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 1 year ago 7,023 reads 24 comments

  14. 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...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 9,474 reads 27 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 9,758 reads 29 comments

  16. 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 1 year ago 10,612 reads 23 comments

  17. 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 1 year ago 12,200 reads 24 comments

  18. 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 1 year ago 11,055 reads 39 comments

  19. Detroit Lions Veterans Who Have Been Put on Notice This Offseason

    Good teams deal with major upheaval from season to season. They churn the bottom of the roster in search of better talent, but the core will generally stay the same through the years...

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  20. 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 1 year ago 9,726 reads 40 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 9,180 reads 28 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 12,361 reads 22 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 21,369 reads 72 comments

  24. 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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  25. 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 1 year ago 676 reads 1 comments