1. The 5 Worst Former NFL Players Turned Analysts

    Some NFL players are able to make a smooth and seamless transition into becoming a television analyst. Others are hard to watch, struggle to articulate and prove to have a lack of knowledge about the sport they played...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 8,554 reads 52 comments

  2. NFL Rumors: 8 Coaches Who Could Be on the Hot Seat in 2012

    Several NFL head coaches have little job security as the 2012 NFL season draws near. From Rex Ryan and the perils of the New York Jets locker room to Norv Turner and the ...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 2,186 reads 2 comments

  3. 2012 NFL Draft: Grading the Detroit Lions New Draftees

    The Detroit Lions found an all-important balance between value and need in the 2012 NFL Draft. Players like offensive tackle Riley Reiff and cornerback Dwight Bentley can step in immediately and contribute...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 6,303 reads 57 comments

  4. NFL Draft 2012: 10 Biggest Reaches of Entire Draft

    The 2012 NFL draft definitely had some draft picks taken far sooner than their inherent value would dictate. High-profile names like quarterbacks Ryan Tannehill and Brandon Weeden will dominate the headlines, but lesser-known guys like T...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 11,837 reads 12 comments

  5. Detroit Lions 2012 Draft Results: Grading the Selection of Ronnell Lewis

    The Detroit Lions need depth at linebacker, and Ronnell Lewis provides that right away. He is a great selection for the Lions after the team traded down in the fourth round and was still able to nab the Oklahoma product...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 4,504 reads 1 comments

  6. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Rounds 4-7 with Day 2 in the Books

    The Detroit Lions have four picks on Day 3 of the NFL draft and numerous directions to go with them. Offensive tackle, cornerback and the wide receiver positions were all addressed ...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 2,936 reads 11 comments

  7. Detroit Lions 2012 Draft: Grading the Selection of Dwight Bentley

    Dwight Bentley is a perfect third round selection for the Detroit Lions in the 2012 NFL Draft . The cornerback position has depth concerns and after the departure of Eric Wright in free agency, the need only grew...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 7,919 reads 6 comments

  8. Demario Davis to Jets: Video Highlights, Scouting Report and Analysis

    Demario Davis has the size of an NFL linebacker at 6'2" 235 pounds and possesses the skill set to compete at the next level. Davis was a tackling machine for Arkansas State, accounting for 229 tackles over the course of his four-year career...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 8,528 reads 15 comments

  9. Brandon Taylor to Chargers: Video Highlights, Scouting Report and Analysis

    Brandon Taylor was a presence in the LSU Tigers defensive backfield for three years. He is the type of player who is not afraid to throw around his 5'11", 209-pound frame and put it all on the line...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 7,077 reads 3 comments

  10. Detroit Lions Draft Results: Grading the Selection of Ryan Broyles

    The Detroit Lions selection of Oklahoma wide receiver Ryan Broyles with the 54th pick makes little sense. Detroit had too many needs to address with this pick and far more important holes to fill...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 4,804 reads 44 comments

  11. NFL Draft 2012: Why Riley Reiff Doesn't End Detroit Lions Offensive Line Needs

    Detroit Lions GM Martin Mayhew has made it commonplace to take the best player available at each step of the NFL Draft process throughout his career. Taking Iowa offensive tackle Riley Reiff at No...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 1,235 reads 2 comments

  12. Detroit Lions Draft 2012: 10 Players the Lions Should Watch on Day 2

    Riley Reiff fills a definite need along the Detroit Lions offensive line, but there are many more holes that need to be filled...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 3,944 reads 6 comments

  13. Why Calvin Johnson Will Break the Madden NFL Cover Curse

    The curse of the Madden NFL video game is firmly ingrained into the society of America. There is supposedly no escaping its wrath once it sets its sights on EA Sports' newest coverboy...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 2,036 reads 4 comments

  14. 2012 NFL Draft: 10 Best Highlights from This Year's Prospects

    There has been no shortage of amazing plays from the 2012 NFL draft prospects over the course of their collegiate campaigns...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 366 reads 0 comments

  15. Calvin Johnson Wins Madden NFL 13 Cover Vote

    Calvin Johnson has been named the cover athlete for the 2013 edition of the Madden video game franchise. Johnson's selection comes after defeating numerous superstars during the course of the bracket...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 621 reads 3 comments

  16. NHL Playoff Bracket 2012: Breaking Down the Western Conference Second Round

    The Western Conference had its share of surprises and shocks during the first round of the NHL playoffs. Now attention must be turned to the second round, where only four teams remain in play for the Clarence S...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 4,563 reads 3 comments

  17. NFL Draft 2012: 10 Biggest Boom-or-Bust Prospects in the Draft

    With the 2012 NFL draft inching ever closer, it is important to examine the prospects with the biggest boom-or-bust potential in the draft class...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 806 reads 1 comments

  18. Detroit Lions 2012 Draft: Ranking the Possible "Mayhew 7" First Round Targets

    The Detroit Lions draft board has to be taking shape as the 2012 NFL Draft approaches. Lions GM Martin Mayhew believes the team has narrowed it's potential options down to a chosen few...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 1,575 reads 8 comments

  19. Calvin Johnson Visits SportsNation Set and Breaks Catch Record

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is known across the NFL for his ability to make spectacular and sometimes improbable catches...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 3,980 reads 5 comments

  20. NFL Football: 10 Best Dual-Threat Quarterbacks of All Time

    In the NFL , dual-threat quarterbacks are both a new trend and an old commodity. Quarterbacks with the ability to extend plays with both their legs and their arm have actually been ...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 4,151 reads 2 comments

  21. Detroit Lions NFL Draft Updates: Latest News, Trade Rumors, Storylines

    Anticipation for the 2012 NFL draft continues to mount and all the questions surrounding the Detroit Lions must find their conclusions soon...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 16,414 reads 21 comments

  22. NHL Playoffs 2012: 10 Things We Learned from the First Day of Games

    The NHL Playoffs first night of action raised both questions and answers. If anyone was wondering if the Los Angeles Kings could contend with the top seeded Vancouver Canucks their doubts should now be remedied...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 2,566 reads 25 comments

  23. NHL Playoffs 2012: 3 Changes the Red Wings Need to Make Heading into Game 2

    The story from Game 1 of the series between the Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators will undoubtedly be the officiating. Seventeen whistles were blown against two of the NHL 's least penalized teams...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 2,189 reads 7 comments

  24. Detroit Lions: Why Matthew Stafford Will Compete for League MVP This Season

    Matthew Stafford was overshadowed on his own team and the NFL at large in 2011, but in 2012 he will compete for NFL MVP honors...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 2,163 reads 25 comments

  25. Best-Case Scenario for the Detroit Lions in the 2012 NFL Draft

    Speculation and prognostication run rampant this time of year about who may be the perfect draft pick to get a team over the hump...

    Nick Kostora Written by Nick Kostora about 2 years ago 4,469 reads 9 comments