1. Detroit Lions: Complete 2014 NFL Draft Wrap-Up and Analysis

    The 2014 NFL draft and all of its glorious suspense has finally come to pass. There were surprise picks, trades and head-scratchers from the Detroit Lions that maintained the entertainment value throughout all three days...

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  2. How Nate Freese Fits with Detroit Lions

    I'm not sure what's more rare: unicorn sightings or a need-based Detroit Lions draft. In all seriousness, general manager Martin Mayhew and president Tom Lewand just completed a feat that hasn't been seen in Motown in some time...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 4,673 reads 9 comments

  3. Detroit Lions Undrafted Free Agents: Need-to-Know Info for Every Signee

    The 2014 NFL draft has finally finished, and after eight Detroit Lions picks, one would think it was time to take a breath. It's not. Instead, it's time to turn an eye and an ear to the flurry of undrafted free-agent signings...

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  4. How T.J. Jones Fits with Detroit Lions

    Just when we were starting to wonder if the Detroit Lions were ever going to address the wide receiver position, general manager Martin Mayhew pulled the trigger on T.J. Jones in the sixth round...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 5,704 reads 7 comments

  5. How Caraun Reid Fits with the Detroit Lions

    There were plenty of mock drafts that projected the Detroit Lions going defensive tackle in the first round. That didn't come to pass. However, the Lions might have gotten Aaron Donald Lite in the fifth round with Caraun Reid...

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  6. How Larry Webster Fits with Detroit Lions

    After starting out with offense, the Detroit Lions have put together a defense-dominated draft. That trend continued with the pick of defensive end Larry Webster in the fourth round...

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  7. How Nevin Lawson Fits with Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions opened the third day of the NFL draft in head-scratching fashion. As presumed, general manager Martin Mayhew let the draft fall as it may...

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  8. Detroit Lions Day 3 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    The first two days of the 2014 NFL draft have unfolded quite nicely for the Detroit Lions . However, now is not the time to take the foot off the pedal as they mine the depths of the last four rounds for some unpolished diamonds...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 6,167 reads 16 comments

  9. How Travis Swanson Fits with Detroit Lions

    At some point, the Detroit Lions were going to make an underwhelming pick. Or at least it would feel that way. Travis Swanson was a guy only the hardcore fans would know...

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  10. How Kyle Van Noy Fits with the Detroit Lions

    Let's get this straight: G eneral manager Martin Mayhew doesn't care what you think. He didn't hear you complaining about how stupid the offensive pick at No. 10 was. And he doesn't care about your kudos now...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 8,891 reads 36 comments

  11. Detroit Lions Day 2 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    With all the excitement surrounding the Detroit Lions ' first day of the 2014 NFL draft, it's easy to forget, or at least downplay, the final two days. That would be a mistake...

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  12. How Eric Ebron Fits with the Detroit Lions

    All of the bluster about the Detroit Lions moving up or down in the 2014 NFL draft turned out to be just that —hot air. The Lions didn't make a bold strike to grab Sammy Watkins at No...

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  13. Detroit Lions Day 1 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    You made it. You've waded through months of rumors, clicked on more mock drafts than you care to admit and gotten so lost in the speculation that you might have lost sight of the forest for the trees...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 3,693 reads 16 comments

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

    The Detroit Lions didn't make the 2014 NFL draft trade you were hoping for, but that doesn't mean they weren't active. And active drafters require quick grades because you need football analysis...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 25,656 reads 35 comments

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

    There is no need to click on another Detroit Lions seven-round mock draft. My picks, my friends, are all you require. You see, I established myself as master mocker last year, nailing two out of the Lions' first three picks...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 10,141 reads 44 comments

  16. Re-Drafting Detroit Lions' 2013 Draft

    The 2014 NFL draft is next week! Really, it is! But I've already written about every possible player and move the Lions could make. Twice. So let's break up the monotony before we dig into next week's final mock draft (how nice is that to read?).

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 12,370 reads 23 comments

  17. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Aaron Donald

    Wide receivers are so early 2000s. Defensive tackles are the "it" position now. And Aaron Donald is hoping to play out the role of Calvin Johnson instead of Mike Williams...

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  18. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Sammy Watkins

    Golden Tate by himself did not solve the Detroit Lions ' receiver problem, but the addition of Sammy Watkins wouldn't either. It would eviscerate it. I get it...

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  19. 2014 NFL Draft Sleepers Who'd Fit Perfectly with the Detroit Lions

    Since the 2014 NFL draft is a few weeks later than usual, the number of guys who can be labeled as sleepers is dwindling. There's just too much time to fill. It's inevitable that almost every guy will get discussed at some length...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 8,269 reads 13 comments

  20. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Deone Bucannon

    The Detroit Lions don't need a safety in the 2014 NFL draft. They need Deone Bucannon . The Washington State product is the exact type of player Detroit can benefit from adding to the roster...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 9,330 reads 48 comments

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

    The worst-case scenario for you involving the NFL draft is having to read another mock draft. Thus, we here at Bleacher Report decided to bring you a best-case scenario that involved ...

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  22. Detroit Lions 2014 NFL Draft Fact or Fiction

    The 2014 NFL draft is so close that you can taste it, but yet so far away that it feels like the Detroit Lions may be waiting forever to make that top-10 pick...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 year ago 10,677 reads 36 comments

  23. 7 Late-Round NFL Draft Prospects Perfectly Suited for Detroit Lions

    So much time is spent worrying about the first-round pick, fans often don't realize how important the late rounds can be to a successful franchise. And it's OK. I get it. The top guys are the sexy picks...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 6,826 reads 41 comments

  24. Ranking the 2014 Impact of Detroit Lions' Free Agent Signings so Far

    It's late March. The Detroit Lions have made all of their free-agency moves, with the exception of one or two smaller deals, and the draft is still over a month away. Aside from the distraction of basketball, we're bored...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 10,473 reads 13 comments

  25. Setting Realistic Expectations for Detroit Lions' Free-Agent Signings

    NFL free agency isn't over, but the Detroit Lions aren't likely to make any major moves. So while there isn't much speculation left regarding who is joining the team, there is ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 1 year ago 10,960 reads 18 comments