1. 2011 NFL Draft: Final Grade for the Detroit Lions Picks

    The Detroit Lions rounded up their final 2011 draft picks with OLB Doug Hogue and OT/G Johnny Culbreath . With these picks, we now have addressed the need at OLB and what some believed to be a huge need for the Lions at OT...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 7,329 reads 109 comments

  2. NFL Draft 2011: Detroit Lions Select OLB Doug Hogue in the 6th Round

    Detroit Lions fans were beginning to wonder if GM Martin Mayhew and head coach Jim Schwartz were going to draft an OLB this year or not. That question got answered in the fifth round...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 1,264 reads 7 comments

  3. NFL Draft 2011: What the Detroit Lions Need to Do in Final Rounds to Earn an A

    This is the easiest pick of the draft. I have one guy for the Detroit Lions to get today. One guy. They have two picks and neither of them come in the fourth round...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 1,290 reads 8 comments

  4. 2011 NFL Draft Results: Final Grade for the Lions Two Second Round Picks

    So here we go again. Another two picks that not many saw coming. I love the Detroit Lions and I'm sure that Jim Schwartz (head coach) and Martin Mayhew (GM) know exactly what they are doing...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 4,072 reads 31 comments

  5. 2011 NFL Draft Grades: What Detroit Lions Need To Do To Ace Rounds 2 and 3

    A day after Martin Mayhew and Jim Schwartz took the majority of Lions nation by surprise with their first-round draft pick, DT Nick Fairley, we get ready to head into the second and third rounds of the draft...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 248 reads 10 comments

  6. 2011 NFL Draft Grades: Detroit Lions First-Round Analysis

    The Detroit Lions took much of the Lions nation by initial surprise when they selected DT Nick Fairley in the first round of the NFL draft...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 3,903 reads 17 comments

  7. Detroit Lions Players to Report to Allen Park on Monday

    Now that the lockout has been lifted and business can go back to usual the Detroit Lions players have officially been asked to return to Allen Park on Monday. OTA's are scheduled to begin on Wednesday...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  8. 2011 NFL Draft Grades: How Detroit Lions Can Earn an 'A' in Round 1

    I will be following the draft with great anticipation this weekend like all of us who bleed Honolulu blue and silver...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 2,126 reads 29 comments

  9. NFL Mock Draft 2011: Where Mike Mayock Goes Wrong in the Top 15 Picks

    Here are Mike Mayock's final top-15 mock draft choices. Many may believe Mayock has this draft locked up, but I have outlined where I believe he went with the wrong picks. I will mark them as a "hit" or a "miss" to be a little gentler...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 1,571 reads 4 comments

  10. 2011 NFL Draft: More QBs Going Early in Draft Due to Lack of CBA

    The NFL draft has always had its lion's share of question marks on the backs of various players. The biggest question always surrounds the translation of their skills to the NFL...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 429 reads 10 comments

  11. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Every First-Round Pick for All 32 Teams

    Other than the kickoff for the regular season games, the draft is the most exciting time of the year for NFL fans. This year proves to be no different...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 386 reads 7 comments

  12. 2011 Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Third and a Pick Six

    It's third and a pick six situation. This may be my first mock draft, but it's Martin Mayhew's (Lions GM) third real draft and he's got six players to pick. I admit that I have avoided putting any mock drafts together for the Detroit Lions ...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 594 reads 13 comments

  13. Top 10 Most Devastating Injuries in NFL Preseason History

    Injuries are a part of the game of football that nobody likes. They can make or break a team and even be downright frightening to watch at the fan level. They can also end a player's career...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 7,219 reads 0 comments

  14. 2011 NFL: Thanksgiving Day Matchups–Lions, Cowboys, and Harbaugh's

    There will be three games played this year on Thanksgiving and each one will be an important match–up. Thanksgiving Day games are a tradition and many fans revolve their entire holiday around them...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 5,054 reads 1 comments

  15. 2011 Detroit Lions: NFL Regular Season Games Revealed

    Following is a list of the Detroit Lions regular season games just announced today. The Lions have the fourth toughest schedule in the NFL . That's okay. The Lions are up for the task...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 923 reads 15 comments

  16. 2011 NFL Draft: Why QB Matthew Stafford Sees No Need to Upgrade on Offense

    Matthew Stafford doesn't see any reason to upgrade the Detroit Lions offensive line. This is the same line that many fans have been worried about not being effective at protecting Matthew Stafford ...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 1,656 reads 35 comments

  17. NFL Draft 2011: Which NFL Uniforms Do Rookies Like Most?

    Once again it is time to look at this year's draft class and decide which NFL uniform they would be the most proud to wear. This has nothing to do with how many games a franchise has won or how many Super Bowl rings they have...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 4,116 reads 1 comments

  18. NFL Free Agency: Power Ranking the 10 Best Available WRs

    The draft class is generally full of wide receivers who excelled at the collegiate level. The 2011 class is certainly no exception and teams will be trying to draft as many of them as they can...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 475 reads 1 comments

  19. 2011 Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford To Throw in QB Competition

    Detroit Lions franchise quarterback Matthew Stafford has been tweeting his rehab progress since undergoing surgery on his throwing shoulder three months ago, but the latest news is the most promising so far...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 796 reads 12 comments

  20. Lions' 2011 Draft: Reminders of Why Detroit Needs Help in the Secondary

    I listened carefully when Ndamukong Suh stated that the Detroit Lions could go 16-0 this season if they just kept their work ethic and stayed healthy. But even Suh felt that the team could use a little help...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 342 reads 10 comments

  21. 2011 Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford's Key to Success? Think Steve Austin

    Steve Austin? You mean Stone Cold Steve Austin, the superman of wrestling? Is Matthew Stafford working out with him? Wait, is Matthew Stafford leaving the NFL to join the ...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 1,610 reads 36 comments

  22. Ndamukong Suh, Nate Burleson and the 2010 Lions 'Exorcising Demons'

    If you haven't heard yet, the Detroit Lions are making some noise on NFL Network's "Total Access." First it was Defensive Rookie of the Year, Ndamukong Suh, who took to the set ...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 776 reads 18 comments

  23. Detroit Lions Tampering Case Settled in the Most Unsettling of Ways

    It has been big news in the Detroit Lions world that the front office was accused of tampering by the Kansas City Chiefs in December 2010. By February, the NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell , ruled that the Lions were guilty of this accusation...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 1,602 reads 29 comments

  24. Detroit Lions 2011: Green Bay Packers Showing Detroit Some Respect

    Mike McCarthy , the head coach of the Green Bay Packers , 2011 Super Bowl champions, can't help but notice that the Lions are a much improved team. In fact, he may even be a bit concerned about the Detroit Lions this coming season...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 1,585 reads 49 comments

  25. Detroit Lions in 2011: Injured Players Coming Back Healthy This Season

    If you were to ask Detroit Lions ' fans who they wanted to see stay healthy this season, Matthew Stafford 's name would be heard from every mountain top, every valley and everywhere in between...

    Brenda Summers Written by Brenda Summers about over 3 years ago 1,160 reads 24 comments