1. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: 7-Round Detroit Lions Predictions

    Well, if there's one thing we can say for sure, it's that we can eliminate Detroit from the "Suck for Luck" sweepstakes...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 8,978 reads 16 comments

  2. 5 Things the Detroit Lions Must Correct During the Bye Week

    Even the 7-0 Green Bay Packers have things to correct. So it stands to reason that the Detroit Lions , at 6-2, also have some things to clean up...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 5,058 reads 56 comments

  3. 7 Detroit Lions Facing Most Pressure in 2nd Half of Season

    For the second time in the last five years, the Detroit Lions are 6-2 at the halfway point of the season. For the first time in more than a decade, the Lions are winning and the fans aren't scratching their heads, confused as to how...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 1,846 reads 11 comments

  4. Stephen Tulloch, "Tebowing" and Why Everyone Needs to Just Calm Down

    Why is it that the Detroit Lions can't play a game anymore without some kind of controversy? Either it's Handshake-Gate, or taunting an injured player, or cries of dirty play, or running up the score or something ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 3,225 reads 156 comments

  5. Lions vs Broncos: 6 Things We Learned About Detroit in 45-10 Win

    Well, it wasn't immediate, but the Detroit Lions got back to their winning ways and snapped a brief losing streak to go into the bye at 6-2. Yes, 6-2...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 4,003 reads 27 comments

  6. Lions vs. Broncos: 9 Predictions for Detroit on Sunday

    It only takes two weeks for a winning streak to turn into a losing streak. This is something the Detroit Lions have learned well, as a statement-making homestand turned into a nightmare of disappointing losses and bad press...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 3,175 reads 12 comments

  7. Lions vs Broncos: Why Denver Starting Tim Tebow Guarantees Detroit Victory

    For an 0-6 team, the Miami Dolphins are pretty lucky (no pun intended). Had they given up a 15-point lead with under three minutes left in the game to any other sub-...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 57 reads 31 comments

  8. Falcons vs. Lions: 6 Things We Learned About the Detroit Lions 23-16 Loss

    Will the real Detroit Lions please stand up? This team certainly shares some similarities with the scrappy bunch that started the season 5-0, but for the past two weeks, the game has not turned out the same...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 2,817 reads 28 comments

  9. Falcons vs. Lions: Why Detroit Fans Should Be Very Worried About Sunday's Game

    It has been an awkward week in Detroit. The Lions had their nine-game winning streak snapped, the Tigers lost in the ALCS and the NHL season just started, so Red Wings hype hasn't had time to take hold...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 1,306 reads 20 comments

  10. Ronnie Brown: The Detroit Lions' Latest Square Peg?

    Only Martin Mayhew would pull off a trade like this. Jerome Harrison, a backup running back for the Eagles in 2010, signed with the Lions around training camp, and earned a roster spot by edging out Aaron Brown...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 1,530 reads 10 comments

  11. 5 Detroit Lions Who Aren't Earning Their Keep

    You know something? Even when the Detroit Lions were 5-0, they were riddled with holes. It's just that they were harder to see behind the glare of an undefeated record...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 6,887 reads 10 comments

  12. 49ers vs. Lions: 6 Things We Learned from Detroit's 25-19 Loss

    Well, we all knew it was bound to happen at some point. The Lions lost their first game of the season to a very tough San Francisco 49ers team, falling to 5-1 on the season...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 5,890 reads 52 comments

  13. 49ers vs. Lions: Why Detroit Can't Afford a Letdown vs. San Francisco

    Maybe it's just me, but it certainly seems that while the Detroit Lions are 5-0, it really doesn't feel like 5-0. Maybe I've just forgotten what it feels like to lose...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 2,506 reads 16 comments

  14. The Detroit Lions All-Terrible Team: The Worst Lions Ever by Position

    A couple years ago, when the Detroit Lions were just starting their current rebuilding efforts, I wrote a piece about the biggest wins in Lions history . I figured it would cheer up the fanbase a little...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 4,108 reads 18 comments

  15. Bears vs Lions: 6 Things We Learned from Detroit's 24-13 Win on Monday Night

    I'll make this quick. The Lions are 5-0 for the first time in 55 years. They beat the Bears on Monday Night Football to show the whole country that they're for real. They're still considered a legitimate playoff contender, and I can't disagree...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 4,200 reads 22 comments

  16. Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions: 5 Monday Night Matchups to Watch

    This Sunday, there is no Lions football. It's not a bye week, not Thanksgiving, nor the offseason. It's merely a harbinger for Monday Night Football ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 2,420 reads 7 comments

  17. Bears vs. Lions: Why Calvin Johnson Will Torch Chicago's Secondary

    The Detroit Lions are ready for some football. Even if Hank Williams Jr. isn't . The Chicago Bears are, too, but they're about to walk into an angry hornet's nest...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 2,437 reads 20 comments

  18. Detroit Lions: Why 2011 Lions Are Light Years Beyond 2010 Squad

    Is this what they mean when they talk about "the difference a year makes?" It certainly seems that way, as a team that started 2-10 last year is one of only two teams left unbeaten at 4-0...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 2,105 reads 6 comments

  19. Lions vs Cowboys: 6 Things We Learned from Detroit's 34-30 Win

    I'm not going to lie to you guys. I started writing this in the third quarter, with the idea that the Lions were going to lose this game. I apologize for my lack of faith. I am repenting for it now as I re-write half of this piece...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 4,956 reads 37 comments

  20. Lions vs. Cowboys: Tilt vs. Dallas the Lions' First True Litmus Test

    Have you heard enough of "but they haven't played anybody" yet? Gotten enough of Bills fans saying they're better because their big comeback came against the mighty Patriots ? ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 2,529 reads 14 comments

  21. Detroit Lions: 5 Veterans Failing to Meet Expectations

    The Detroit Lions are 3-0, and they're gotten there with a series of wins so special, so liberating, so incredibly improbable, I'm loathe to write anything negative about the team...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 7,964 reads 27 comments

  22. Lions vs Vikings: 6 Things We Learned About Detroit in 26-23 Win

    Detroit Lions fans should feel a unique sort of sympathy for Minnesota Vikings fans. Everything the Vikings did to lose this game (and believe me, the Vikings lost the game as ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 5,010 reads 105 comments

  23. 8 Reasons the Detroit Lions Will Beat the Minnesota Vikings

    I predicted the Detroit Lions to go 9-7 this year and miss the playoffs. For that prediction to hold true, I'm eventually going to have to project that the Lions lose a football game...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 4,136 reads 16 comments

  24. Detroit Lions Fans Should Temper Expectations Before Getting Ahead of Themselves

    I know this is going to be a difficult argument to make, because as soon as you read the headline, you already disagreed with me. But hear me out. The Detroit Lions are a good football team...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 2,214 reads 22 comments

  25. Detroit Lions: 7 Players Who Performed Best in Week 2 vs the Chiefs

    The Detroit Lions put the rout on the Kansas City Chiefs last weekend, winning 48-3 after the Chiefs effectively gave up in the second half. The last time the Lions won by 45 points, it was in the 1957 NFL Championship against the Cleveland Browns...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 3 years ago 1,393 reads 7 comments