1. Detroit Lions to Watch in Jets-Lions Game

    After months of anticipation and even more speculation, the Detroit Lions finally return to football the evening of Friday, August 9...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 11,061 reads 48 comments

  2. 8 Things We Learned from Lions' Training Camp so Far

    Training camp is the first taste of the new NFL season. It is a time for some expectations to swell beyond belief and for others to be dashed...

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  3. Stock Up, Stock Down for Detroit Lions Training Camp

    The Detroit Lions have been in training camp for a week now, and initial observations are starting to turn into trends...

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  4. Detroit Lions Training Camp Photo Gallery

    There are some things about NFL training camps that you just can't know unless you're there. If you can't be there, the next-best thing is to check out photos from those media photographers who are at camp...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 4,295 reads 17 comments

  5. Why NFL Fans Would Be Foolish to Forget About Ndamukong Suh

    Perhaps the most talked-about and most talka tive player on the Detroit Lions roster this year has been defensive tackle Nick Fairley ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 10,164 reads 79 comments

  6. What Newly Acquired WR Chaz Schilens Brings to the Detroit Lions Offense

    On Wednesday, the Detroit Lions signed a wide receiver who has never caught a pass from a better quarterback than Jason Campbell...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 13,538 reads 101 comments

  7. Breaking Down the Lions' 2-Deep Depth Chart at the Start of Training Camp

    The Detroit Lions are typically not interested in depth charts when training camp starts. Given how secretive head coach Jim Schwartz can be with his team's operations, you could ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 6,709 reads 99 comments

  8. Comparing Matthew Stafford with NFL's Best QBs 25-and-Under

    Most NFL quarterbacks are still thinking about earning their rookie contracts at age 25. Not Matthew Stafford . The 25-year-old Detroit Lions quarterback just signed his first contract extension to the tune of $27...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 10,326 reads 94 comments

  9. The Complete Detroit Lions Training Camp Guide

    NFL training camps may be the true beginning of the new season. Sure, there is the offseason, and light workouts in shorts, but training camp is when it really starts to feel like football...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 4,327 reads 8 comments

  10. Breaking Down the Detroit Lions' Biggest Training Camp Battles

    What is NFL training camp about if not incredibly gifted athletes fighting each other for dominance? A lot of things, actually, but this is one of the most important and exciting...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 3,977 reads 11 comments

  11. Projected Detroit Lions Final 53-Man Roster, Training Camp Edition

    There are two purposes for training camp: to prepare players for the regular season, and to figure out which ones are going to get that far...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 5,966 reads 41 comments

  12. Rookie, Undrafted Free Agent Watch for Detroit Lions Training Camp

    One of the most important parts of training camp for a fan is getting to know the new faces on your favorite team...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 4,625 reads 15 comments

  13. Full Training Camp Roster Breakdown for Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions enter 2013 in seemingly equal parts transition and stability. There are some players that are relative constants, like Matthew Stafford , Calvin Johnson, Chris Houston , Ndamukong Suh, and Stephen Tulloch...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 3,877 reads 7 comments

  14. Burning Questions for Detroit Lions Training Camp

    The nature of any NFL offseason is that there are questions —l ots of them. The first question for teams after they have played their last game of the season is invariably about what the team will do in free agency...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 5,735 reads 18 comments

  15. Detroit Lions Players Facing Make-or-Break Training Camps

    Training camp is often the last thing an NFL player sees in his career. After weeks of early mornings, two-a-day practices, playbook study sessions and preseason games, 37 players will be purged from the Detroit Lions roster...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 3,676 reads 12 comments

  16. Bubble Watch for Detroit Lions' Training Camp

    The most compelling thing in any NFL training camp isn't seeing the starters, the coaches or the highly-drafted rookies. The most compelling thing is the players who may be in their final month of being Detroit Lions ...

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  17. 6 Detroit Lions Players Who Will Surprise in Training Camp

    It happens every single year: Some player enters training camp as a relative unknown and leaves as a fan favorite. Sometimes, it's a strong preseason performance that does it, or it's a lot of media coverage during camp...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 9,191 reads 16 comments

  18. The 5 Biggest Storylines Heading into Detroit Lions Training Camp

    After a lengthy period of NFL inactivity, training camps are just around the corner, marking the official beginning of the NFL preseason...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 8,054 reads 26 comments

  19. Things Detroit Lions Fans Say

    Every season for the Detroit Lions is a little bit different. The names change, records change—so do circumstances and general sentiments on the team...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 6,367 reads 42 comments

  20. Tale of the Tape for the Detroit Lions' Biggest Question Mark Heading into Camp

    Whoever the Detroit Lions decide to start at right tackle to open the 2013 season, it will be his first NFL start in the month of September...

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  21. Grading Every Major Detroit Lions Offseason Move to Date

    The Detroit Lions have been uncharacteristically busy during the 2013 offseason, and the early returns are very intriguing...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 1 year ago 9,441 reads 30 comments

  22. 10 Ways You Know You Are a Detroit Lions Fan

    Detroit Lions fans are a unique bunch. They unfailingly support a team that seems to do little other than failing. It's one thing to support a team like the Patriots , Packers , Steelers , Ravens , etc...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about over 1 year ago 15,375 reads 76 comments

  23. Creating the Perfect Meme for Every NFL Franchise

    Ever wanted to sum up your favorite NFL team (and your least favorites) with just a picture and a caption? Good. Now you don't have to, because I've done it for you...

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  24. Rounding Up the Latest Offseason Buzz Surrounding the Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions of June 2012 had lots of news and buzz to discuss about them. Between coming off a 10-6 season, and near-monthly player arrests, the Lions news cycle was busier than it should have been last year—and mostly in bad ways...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about over 1 year ago 8,626 reads 21 comments

  25. 10 Players Who Have Turned Heads During Detroit Lions Offseason Workouts

    Offseason workouts are well underway (or over, in some cases), and with it comes our first set of inferences about the Detroit Lions ' 2013 roster...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about over 1 year ago 13,851 reads 67 comments