1. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Updated 7-Round Projections After Senior Bowl

    The Senior Bowl, aside from the NFL Combine, is the biggest chance for draft prospects to impress their (potential) new employers, post-college career. Some may be under the impression that the Senior Bowl is just the Pro Bowl for college seniors...

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  2. Cost-Effective Moves Lions Can Make This Offseason

    With the kind of situation the Detroit Lions are in right now, every move in the offseason needs to be cost-effective. But ultimately, the Lions need only be cost-effective in some areas so they can spend it in others...

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  3. 7 Big Moves Lions Could Make in 2013 Free Agency

    The Detroit Lions have a lot of work to do in free agency, and surprisingly little of it has anything to do with signing free agents. At least, don't expect the Lions to make any huge signing splashes, which is fine...

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  4. Breaking Down the Detroit Lions' 2013 Salary Cap: Where Is Money Best Spent?

    The Detroit Lions are extremely guarded about many things in their organization, money being chief among them...

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  5. Keep, Trade or Cut Every Player on the Detroit Lions' Roster

    It's tempting to think that the only players who leave a team in the offseason are its free agents. But that's just not true, especially for a salary cap-crippled team like the Detroit Lions ...

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  6. Sign, Tag, Walk: What to Do with Each of the Detroit Lions' 2013 Free Agents

    The Detroit Lions have a lot of 2013 free agents. This tends to happen when teams can only afford to sign players to one- or two-year contracts...

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  7. Lions 2013 Mock Draft: The Smartest Pick Detroit Can Make at Every Spot

    It's a familiar situation for the eyes of the NFL to be focused on the playoffs, and Lions fans wondering what will happen with their top five draft pick...

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  8. A Detroit Lions Fan's Guide to Watching the 2013 NFL Playoffs

    Here we are again. The Detroit Lions are done with football by January, and Lions fans are more excited about the NFL Draft than they were about December football...

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  9. The Definitive Blueprint to the Lions' Perfect Offseason

    With the Detroit Lions ' 2012 season coming to a merciful close, we're back to looking forward to the offseason more than the regular season...

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  10. Dear Lions Management, Please Bring Back Jim Schwartz

    The morning after is commonly associated with headaches, regrets and thoughts about what could have (or shouldn't have) been. The morning after the Lions ' 2012 season concluded is no different...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about over 1 year ago 2,450 reads 46 comments

  11. Bears vs. Lions: Detroit's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 17

    When the Lions kicked off the 2012 season with a win against the St. Louis Rams amid sky-high expectations, few likely thought they'd be relieved to see it end...

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  12. Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Here we are, Week 17 of the NFL season, and we have upon us the end of the season for one or both of these teams. The Bears need a win to survive in the playoff race, and the Lions need to snap a seven-game losing streak...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about over 1 year ago 9,637 reads 14 comments

  13. A Realistic Free-Agent Wish List for the Detroit Lions, Based on Cap Space

    It's never a good sign when a team is talking about the draft and free agency in December. But that's where the Detroit Lions are right now, as they currently hold a top-five pick ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about over 1 year ago 8,639 reads 31 comments

  14. Lions vs. Falcons: Detroit's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 16

    It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. It was Calvin Johnson ; it was the Detroit Lions ...

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  15. Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    We're underway from Ford Field, with what is maybe the mismatch of the week on paper. In 2011, this was a matchup between the fifth and sixth seeds in the playoffs...

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  16. What in the World Is Wrong with the Detroit Lions?

    On October 28, the Detroit Lions won their Week 9 matchup against the Seattle Seahawks to improve to 4-4 on the season. At that time, many Lions fans were wondering why the Lions were having such a disappointing start to the season...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about over 1 year ago 2,835 reads 27 comments

  17. Lions vs. Cardinals: Detroit's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 15

    When a team loses by four touchdowns to a team that lost their last game by 58 points, it's hard to spin a positive out of it. Especially when that team just snapped a nine-game losing streak...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about over 1 year ago 2,316 reads 21 comments

  18. Detroit Lions vs. Arizona Cardinals: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    The Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals are underway from University of Phoenix Stadium. This is far from "game of the week" territory, don't try telling either side that this game is effectively meaningless...

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  19. Lions vs. Cardinals: 10 Keys to the Game for Detroit

    The Detroit Lions need a win. The playoffs are long gone, the days of the financially ruinous top 10 draft pick are in the past and contrary to some of the more reactionary voices ...

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  20. Lions vs. Packers: Detroit's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 14

    For the Detroit Lions , it was a game with only two things on the line: pride and history. They managed to keep one of them going as they lost to the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau ...

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  21. Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers are underway from a snowy Lambeau Field, with the Packers trying to take control of the NFC North, and the Lions trying to play spoiler and end a 20-year road losing streak against Green Bay...

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  22. Lions vs. Packers: 10 Keys to the Game for Detroit

    The Detroit Lions no longer have a chance at a second straight winning season, and barring a complete NFC implosion, they've also lost any chance at the playoffs. That means the Lions are back to playing out a string of meaningless games in December...

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  23. Diagnosing the Problem in the Detroit Lions Defense

    The Detroit Lions ' defense is an interesting anomaly. If you go by total yardage alone, the Lions are a top-15 defense. They're even 12th in passing yards allowed, the area they were most expected to struggle in this year...

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  24. Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    We're underway at Ford Field in a high-scoring affair. The Texans are looking to continue leading the march to the postseason, while the Lions are looking to save their own march...

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  25. Breaking Down the Resurgence of 2nd-Year DT Nick Fairley

    The Lions ' playoff hopes are on life support with a hand on the plug. Titus Young looks like an absolute diva who lacks the ability to back it up on the field...

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