1. Vikings vs Lions: Detroit's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 4

    Regardless of how high or low expectations were for the Lions this year, I don't believe anyone saw things turning out quite like this...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 1,568 reads 17 comments

  2. Vikings vs. Lions: Live Score, Highlights & Analysis for Week 4

    The Lions are taking on the surprising Vikings from Ford Field in Detroit. Keep it here for live updates and analysis from this NFC North battle...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 5,717 reads 46 comments

  3. Vikings vs Lions: 10 Keys to the Game for Detroit

    A month ago, this looked like an easy win. A throwaway game. No special implications in the NFC North divisional race...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 2,135 reads 13 comments

  4. Detroit Lions: Week 3 by the Numbers

    Whenever a game goes into overtime at 41-41, it stands to reason that there will be some interesting statistics...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 704 reads 5 comments

  5. Lions vs Titans: Detroit's Biggest Winners & Losers from NFL Week 3

    Definition of wasted effort: Trying to pre -write a game recap for this game in the fourth quarter. Did you think I was going to say the Lions ' miracle comeback attempt, in which ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 1,575 reads 6 comments

  6. Detroit Lions vs Tennessee Titans: Live Score, Highlights & Analysis for Week 3

    Megatron and Co. are in Tennessee this afternoon as the Lions take on the Titans. Keep it here for live updates and analysis throughout...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 8,256 reads 10 comments

  7. Lions vs Titans: 10 Keys to the Game for Detroit

    Luckily for the Detroit Lions , the first hurdle to winning this game is already cleared: It's not 2008 anymore. Unfortunately, the Titans have also benefited from that fact by no longer fielding Vince Young as a quarterback...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 3,240 reads 17 comments

  8. Detroit Lions by the Numbers, Week 2 Edition

    Statistics are a funny thing. After a win, they can make you feel a lot better. After a loss... they usually don't. So this may not be a joyous article full of happy times...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 840 reads 2 comments

  9. Detroit Lions: The Biggest Winners, Losers in Week 2 Loss to San Francisco 49ers

    Well, after two weeks of the 2012 NFL season, the Detroit Lions have already seen their first win and loss of the season. Undoubtedly, this was a game both of these teams wanted to win, and it turned out almost exactly the way most thought it would..

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 2,551 reads 32 comments

  10. Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers: Live Score, Analysis for NFL Week 2

    The Detroit Lions were never truly out of this one, but they were never really in it, either. The 49ers dominated pretty much the whole way, led by Vernon Davis' two touchdowns, and ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 14,518 reads 66 comments

  11. Lions vs 49ers: 10 Keys to the Game for Detroit

    Is it just me, or does this game suddenly have a hint of doom to it? Despite both the Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers being 1-0 to start the season, these are teams with very different public perceptions right now...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 5,289 reads 68 comments

  12. Detroit Lions: A Statistical Analysis of Week 1 vs. St. Louis Rams

    If you're been following me long enough, you know I love playing around with statistics and explaining things "by the numbers...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 1,717 reads 12 comments

  13. Rams vs. Lions: Detroit's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 1

    Was it pretty? No, it was not. But the Detroit Lions , at the end of the day, are 1-0, just as expected. And after the first game of the season, it's tough to tell whether what we saw against the St...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 3,557 reads 40 comments

  14. St. Louis Rams vs. Detroit Lions: Live Score, Highlights & Analysis

    It's finally here. After over eight months of offseason and preseason hype full of analysis, re-analysis and over-analysis (but no action), we are finally, finally back to real football...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 8,599 reads 30 comments

  15. Rams vs Lions: 5 Keys to the Game for Detroit

    Finally, a game we can analyze without trying to justify why the outcome is important. This game is important because it's a real game. This game could decide playoff positioning...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 4,565 reads 12 comments

  16. Game-by-Game Predictions for the Detroit Lions' 2012 Season

    I always say that season predictions are meaningless before roster cuts. How can you tell whether your team is any good or not until you see what players are on it? Even now, we don't know for sure if the Lions are finished making moves...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 4,542 reads 30 comments

  17. Grading the Detroit Lions' Entire 53-Man Roster

    Final cuts have come down, the rosters are set, and it's time for some real prognosticating. The Detroit Lions still have some work to do when it comes to roster moves and waiver ...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about almost 2 years ago 4,239 reads 17 comments

  18. Bills vs. Lions: Detroit's Biggest Winners & Losers from Preseason Week 4

    So the preseason is finally over, and the Lions leave with a record of 2-2, their worst preseason record since 2007. And that's as irrelevant this year as it was in 2007...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 2 years ago 6,583 reads 18 comments

  19. Buffalo Bills vs Detroit Lions: Preseason Week 4 Live Score, Analysis

    Get ready, because here comes the notorious fourth preseason game. It's going to be an incredible contest full of ruthless men, doing whatever they can, wherever they can, to best one another...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 2 years ago 2,002 reads 1 comments

  20. Making the Call for Detroit Lions' Toughest Remaining Roster Cuts

    With the preseason coming to a close, so too are the aspirations of over 1,000 NFL hopefuls who were looking for jobs this season. This is the cold, heartless nature of the NFL in late August...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 2 years ago 1,543 reads 31 comments

  21. Pros and Cons of Every Projected Detroit Lions Starter in 2012

    The Detroit Lions have some roster battles going on as the preseason wraps up, but the team is returning 21 of 22 starters from last season. So much of the mystery there is pretty well gone...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 2 years ago 127 reads 44 comments

  22. Lions vs. Raiders: Detroit's Biggest Winners and Losers from Preseason Week 3

    After Terrelle Pryor went all Matt Flynn on the Detriot Lions secondary in the second half of this preseason contest, it may seem like there are absolutely no positives for the Lions to take from this...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 2 years ago 772 reads 8 comments

  23. Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders: Preseason Week 3 Live Blog

    The last time these teams met, it meant something. That's not (entirely) a knock on the preseason; it was the Lions ' second win of a three-game winning streak that put them in the playoffs for the first time in over a decade...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 2 years ago 2,913 reads 16 comments

  24. Lions vs Raiders: 10 Key Players and Things to Watch for Detroit

    It's still the preseason, and it still doesn't count. But if any preseason game counted, it would be this one. The Detroit Lions take on the Oakland Raiders on Saturday in the third, all-important "dress rehearsal" preseason game...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 2 years ago 3,344 reads 11 comments

  25. Detroit Lions: Predicting Final 53-Man Roster After Preseason Week 2

    With every preseason game, every practice, every press conference and spotlight piece, the Lions get a little closer to their final-roster construction...

    Dean Holden Written by Dean Holden about 2 years ago 4,657 reads 41 comments