1. Detroit Pistons: The Case for (and Against) Drafting Andre Drummond

    This week, ESPN's Chad Ford released his first NBA mock draft. And while there are sure to be countless more mocks in the months leading up to the NBA Draft, this one seemed to be a solid offering from Ford with no real shocking surprises...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 2,700 reads 17 comments

  2. Detroit Lions: Five Best Drafts of the Last 30 Years

    With the bulk of free agency now safely concluded, the Detroit Lions now shift their attention toward the draft...

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  3. Detroit Lions: Potential 5-Round Mock Draft

    The Detroit Lions have been very busy this offseason. By all accounts, they have cleared up nearly all of their pertinent contractual issues...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 3,204 reads 39 comments

  4. Tim Tebow to Detroit? Why This Would Be the Dumbest Move Since the Millen Era

    In today's Detroit Free Press , the staff floated the idea of the Detroit Lions becoming involved in the bidding for Denver 's Tim Tebow ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 5,117 reads 31 comments

  5. Detroit Lions Free Agency: Five Potential Replacements for Stephen Tulloch

    So it appears that the Detroit Lions and unrestricted free agent Stephen Tulloch are locked in a game of chicken. The Lions want him back, but not at the astronomical asking price he is insisting on...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 7,379 reads 16 comments

  6. Detroit Lions Wise to Wait out Stephen Tulloch's Contract Demands

    Apparently, Stephen Tulloch is getting some bad advice. According to MLIVE , Tulloch wants a contract that is going to pay him in the neighborhood of $6 million per season, with a hefty portion being guaranteed...

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  7. Detroit Pistons: Joe Dumars Wise to Pass on NBA Trade Deadline Deals

    If you have read any of my articles, you will know that I am not the biggest fan of Detroit Pistons team president Joe Dumars...

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  8. Detroit Tigers: Fifth Starter Watch, Third Edition

    This is the third in my continuing series examining the search for a fifth starter for the Detroit Tigers . To look at the prior two, click on my profile...

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  9. Detroit Lions Free Agency Tracker: Calvin Johnson Signing a Great Move

    Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Detroit Lions have signed Calvin Johnson to a contract extension worth $132 million over seven years...

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  10. Detroit Tigers: Five Tigers That Must Play Well Early This Year

    First off, this article will not be focusing on Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder, and Justin Verlander. Those three are superstars, and there is no reasonable reason to believe that all of the above will not perform at their usual spectacular level...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 3,379 reads 8 comments

  11. Detroit Lions: Salary Restructuring Helps, but Calvin Johnson Remains the Key

    It was announced today through several media outlets that the Detroit Lions have restructured the contracts of quarterback Matthew Stafford , wide receiver Nate Burleson and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 2,845 reads 20 comments

  12. Detroit Lions: Does Brandon Jacobs Make Sense in Motown?

    According to ESPN, the New York Giants are planning on cutting running back Brandon Jacobs . Jacobs, you might remember, was groomed as the replacement for Tiki Barber, went on ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 5,207 reads 34 comments

  13. Detroit Pistons: Long-Term Success Tied to Improving Small Forward

    For nearly this entire short century, the Detroit Pistons have had only one primary small forward. A late first round pick in 2002, Tayshaun Prince first cracked the rotation during ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 1,910 reads 19 comments

  14. Detroit Tigers: 5th Starter Watch, 2nd Edition

    This spring, I will be reviewing the performances of the six internal candidates for the Detroit Tigers' fifth starter. This is the second edition. So far, there has been very little to separate the six contenders...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 944 reads 3 comments

  15. Detroit Lions: Five Potential Salary Cap Casualties

    We all hate this part of the NFL . The number squeezing that goes with reaching the agreed-upon salary cap. The Detroit Lions are in a difficult position that was exacerbated by the old rules in the last collective bargaining agreement...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 3,385 reads 20 comments

  16. Detroit Pistons: Why Trading for Pau Gasol Makes Sense

    On Tuesday night, the Detroit Pistons hosted the vaunted Los Angeles Lakers at the Palace of Auburn Hills. In my opinion, they would be wise to try to keep one of those Lakers in town indefinitely...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 3,649 reads 43 comments

  17. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Terrence Jones, Kentucky

    This is the latest in my series discussing potential draft targets for the Detroit Pistons. For my previous installments, click on my profile page...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 1,757 reads 5 comments

  18. Five Bold Predictions for the Detroit Tigers

    Making predictions is a tricky thing. Obviously none of us can see into the future, myself included. Strangely, I do imagine that I can sometimes, and I like to fantasize about what exactly I would do if I were so able...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 4,058 reads 12 comments

  19. Detroit Lions: Five Players Who Need to Step Up in 2012

    Last season, the Detroit Lions exceeded nearly everyone's wildest expectations with a season that ended in the playoffs...

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  20. Detroit Pistons: Brandon Knight Will Never Be Isiah Thomas, but That's Okay

    Over the course of this season, Detroit Pistons fans have been very excited about rookie Brandon Knight. There is a lot to be excited about when it comes to the first-year point guard...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 1,966 reads 9 comments

  21. Detroit Lions: 4 Free-Agent Running Back Targets

    The position of running back has evolved over the years. As recently as five years ago, the idea was to have one work horse back that essentially carried the load for the entire season...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 5,315 reads 18 comments

  22. Detroit Tigers: Why I'm Rooting for Brandon Inge

    Before you read this, it is important for you to know that I am not an Inge apologist. In fact, I wrote an article earlier this winter entitled "Brandon Inge Isn't Happy, but Who Cares?"...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about over 3 years ago 672 reads 10 comments

  23. Detroit Tigers: Fifth Starter Watch, First Edition

    It is finally March, and for those of us that have been eagerly awaiting the start of the MLB season, that means that baseball is finally here! For Detroit Tigers fans, the anticipation has been almost unbearable...

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  24. Detroit Pistons: Second Half of the Season Is All About the Future

    The Detroit Pistons had arguably one of the most schizophrenic first halves of any team in the NBA this year...

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  25. Detroit Lions: Top 5 Draft Targets

    The Detroit Lions are coming off of one of the best seasons we have seen from the team in the last 20 years. They started out extremely strong, cooled a bit in the middle of the year and then closed out strong...

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