1. 2011 NFL Draft Results: Lions Draft Nick Fairley Aim for Best Defensive Line

    Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said the Lions would draft the best available player regardless of position, and they did...

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  2. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Full First Round, Da'Quan and Amukamara Drop

    In many years, the team drafting No. 1 overall has a deal in place with their pick prior to the draft beginning. However, this year will be different...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 3 years ago 501 reads 1 comments

  3. NFL Mock Draft 2011: Jimmy Smith and Bruce Carter Head Detroit Lions' Class

    I think there is a trade in the future of the Lions , but for this mock draft I will select based on the assumption the Lions stay with the picks they currently have. I think the Lions have a chance to greatly bolsterer their team...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 3 years ago 814 reads 6 comments

  4. NFL Draft 2011: Detroit Lions Trading Down to Build a Playoff Contender

    Come this time of the year, pretty much every team talks about trading back and adding more picks. Martin Mayhew and the Detroit Lions have said they'll be happy to stay at 13, but also said they would consider both moving up or down...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 3 years ago 945 reads 1 comments

  5. NFL Draft 2011: Should the Lions Try and Trade Up for Patrick Peterson?

    The Detroit Lions need help in the back seven of their defense. A lot of mock drafts right now have the Lions selecting Prince Amukamara at number 13...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 3 years ago 1,638 reads 30 comments

  6. NFL Draft Rumors: 10 Possible Landing Spots for Tim Tebow If Broncos Draft a QB

    There has been a fair amount of talk around various websites and draft experts about the new Denver leadership being unsatisfied with Tim Tebow , and may be looking for a development quarterback of their own...

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  7. NFL Schedule 2011: Detroit Lions Will Finish Above .500

    The Lions won six games last year under the leadership of Jim Schwartz. The 2011 season will bring the Lions one step closer to the playoffs...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 3 years ago 789 reads 13 comments

  8. NFL Free Agency: 16 Teams Who Will Be in the Mix for Nnamdi Asomugha

    Nnamdi Asomugha has been one of the most dominant corner backs in the NFL . Despite having nine years in the league, Asomugha is only 29. Thanks to a unique contract agreement, Asomugha is an unrestricted free agent...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 3 years ago 4,761 reads 10 comments

  9. NFL Draft 2011 Preview: Back Attack

    This may be one of the weakest running back classes in recent years. Mark Ingram is the only back who carries a first-round grade (Scouts, Inc...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 3 years ago 1,170 reads 4 comments

  10. 2011 NFL Draft: Is Da'Quan Bowers' Upside Worth the Lions' First-Round Pick?

    It wasn't very long ago that draft experts were talking about Da'Quan Bowers as a possible No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft. Now there are many who think he may drop out of the top 20...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 3 years ago 2,076 reads 13 comments

  11. NFL Draft 2011 Preview: Looking at the Quarterbacks

    Don't tell Cam Newton or Blaine Gabbert, but the 2011 quarterback class is missing the elite can't miss prospect. Don't let that fool you, this might be one of the deepest quarterback classes in recent years...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about over 3 years ago 626 reads 1 comments

  12. Detroit Lions Draft Review: What Coulda and Shoulda Been Done Differently

    I believe it takes three full seasons to evaluate a draft class. As the college bowls finish up and juniors and third-year sophomores decided whether to return to school or declare ...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about over 3 years ago 1,098 reads 5 comments

  13. Detroit Lions Look to 2011 NFL Draft to Become a Playoff Contender

    The 2010 NFL season has been full of heartbreak and close calls for the Detroit Lions. The Lions, sitting at 2-10 heading into this weekend's game, are looking at having another top five pick in the 2011 NFL draft...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about over 3 years ago 4,526 reads 82 comments

  14. Detroit Tigers May Look To Trade Market To Fill Void in Right Field

    With the ungodly signing of Jayson Werth to a seven-year, $126 million contract the cost of outfield help has gone through the roof...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about over 3 years ago 3,091 reads 9 comments

  15. Jayson Werth or Magglio Ordonez Should Be Detroit Tigers' Next Target

    The Detroit Tigers have already made a big splash in the 2010 offseason. Victor Martinez and Joaquin Benoit were key signings for Detroit. Detroit has said it would like to have a lower payroll than it had in 2010...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about over 3 years ago 947 reads 15 comments

  16. Detroit Tigers 2011 Offseason: Victor Martinez Heads Best Free Agents for Motown

    So far the Detroit Tigers have locked up Brandon Inge and Jhonny Peralta. Yet there is still a boatload of money to be spent and several key positions it needs to be spent on...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about over 3 years ago 2,184 reads 2 comments

  17. Bold Suggestions For Tigers Offseason Spending: Big Names To Motown

    Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski has said the Tigers will be aggressive this offseason. He has already locked up Brandon Inge and will have a deal in place for SS Jhonny Peralta...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about over 3 years ago 1,386 reads 12 comments

  18. MLB Rumor Central: Roy Oswalt To Detroit?

    Its been suggested by ESPN and the Detroit Free Press the Tigers might be possible suitors for Roy Oswalt. The question both sources state is whether the Tigers have enough young talent to pull off a deal...

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  19. Who Is Replacing Alan Faneca?

    The Jets created a big hole along their offensive line by cutting perennial pro-bowl guard Alan Faneca this off-season...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 4 years ago 612 reads 15 comments

  20. R.I.P. Ernie Harwell: You've Earned It

    On Tuesday, one of the greatest baseball announcers of all time past away. Ernie Harwell, the voice of Tigers baseball, died at the age of 92. As a lifelong Tigers fan, I have associated Harwell's voice with baseball since my early childhood...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 4 years ago 197 reads 0 comments

  21. Piston Fans Crossing Their Fingers for the NBA Lottery

    The 2009-2010 NBA season was forgettable for Piston fans. The Pistons had their worst season in years. It became blatantly clear the Pistons need a post player with some semblance of offensive aptitude...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 4 years ago 737 reads 13 comments

  22. Detroit Tigers: Is The D-Train Back on Track?

    Dontrelle Willis pitched arguably his best game for the Detroit Tigers Thursday night, earning his first victory since May of 2009. This is only Willis's second victory since arriving in the Miguel Cabrera trade and signing a three year extension...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 4 years ago 352 reads 2 comments

  23. Re-Evaluating Detriot Lions Draft Class of 2007

    Its popular to grade a teams draft immediately following the April event. However, to truly grade a teams draft you need to wait three or four seasons...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about 4 years ago 1,984 reads 3 comments

  24. Trade Ideas: Tracy McGrady to Detroit Pistons? Teyshaun Prince to NY Knicks?

    The Detroit Pistons are trying to find a balance between the new—Ben Gordon, Rodney Stuckey, Charlie Villanueva—and the old—Ben Wallace, Tayshaun Prince, Rip Hamilton...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about over 4 years ago 1,884 reads 9 comments

  25. Looking Ahead to the NFL 2010

    Draft class 2010, Top four picks Admit I’m a draft junkie. I truly enjoy the challenge of trying to evaluate college kids coming into the pros...

    Joe Underhill Written by Joe Underhill about over 4 years ago 683 reads 22 comments