1. Detroit Lions: 5 Thoughts from Sunday's Roadkill of the Raiders

    There are five thoughts I took away from the Detroit Lions ' 28-27 victory in Oakland. The Lions are on their way to the playoffs, don’t wring your hands about the remaining ...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 1,700 reads 6 comments

  2. Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders: 5 Lions You Must Watch in "The Black Hole"

    There are five Detroit Lions you must watch as the team heads west to take on the Oakland Raiders . The Lions will look to make it 3-0 against the AFC West on Sunday as they take the field affectionately known as “The Black Hole...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 2,185 reads 24 comments

  3. Matthew Stafford: Best Quarterback in the NFL for the Detroit Lions

    At first glance, it may appear ludicrous: Matthew Stafford is the best quarterback in the National Football League, for the Detroit Lions ...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 2,404 reads 15 comments

  4. Detroit Lions: Ten 2012 Free Agents We'd Love To See

    There are 10 players set to enter the 2012 free-agency market that Detroit Lions fans would love to see in Honolulu Blue & Silver...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 2,805 reads 17 comments

  5. Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings: 5 Lions You Must Watch on Sunday

    There are five Detroit Lions you must watch this Sunday as they host the reeling Minnesota Vikings . The Vikings bring a four-game losing streak to Ford Field this weekend and an overall record of 2-10...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 2,091 reads 32 comments

  6. Detroit Lions: Biggest Holes to Fill in Offseason Are Between the Ears

    There are many opportunities for improvement for the 2012 Detroit Lions , but the most pressing holes to fill this offseason may simply be the ones between the ears. This year's season began the same way last year's ended—in victory...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 705 reads 6 comments

  7. Ndamukong Suh Police Report: The Godfather of Portland?

    The sophomore slump for Ndamukong Suh continues to spiral out of control, and now, it appears his ferocity stretches beyond the playing field and has a Cosa Nostra feel back in his hometown of Portland, Oregon...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 1,449 reads 17 comments

  8. Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints: 5 Lions You Need to Watch Sunday Night

    There are five Detroit Lions you must watch this Sunday evening, as they head down to the Bayou to take on the Frank’s Red Hot New Orleans Saints . The national spotlight will shine brightly inside the Superdome, like the 6 a...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 1,283 reads 13 comments

  9. Dan Orlovsky: Former Detroit Lions Quarterback on Path to Immortality

    Former Detroit Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky is on his way to NFL immortality this year if he plays his cards right, or wrong, depending upon your perspective...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 1,645 reads 20 comments

  10. Detroit Lions: Running Back Carousel Continues to Lose Horses

    The Detroit Lions ' stable of running backs continues to dwindle as every week it seems another injury hinders the once-promising backfield and the training room could now be referred to as the glue factory...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 620 reads 5 comments

  11. Ndamukong Suh Is No Different Than Albert Haynesworth: Fans, Don't Be Blinded

    What Ndamukong Suh did on Thanksgiving Day in front of a national audience is no different than what Albert Haynesworth did just a few years prior...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 1,165 reads 51 comments

  12. Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers: 5 Lions to Watch on Turkey Day

    There are five Lions you must watch as the NFL shines its national spotlight on its annual pilgrimage to Ford Field...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 1,725 reads 3 comments

  13. Detroit Lions: 5 Tough Personnel Choices the Lions Need To Make This Offseason

    There are five difficult personnel decisions the Detroit Lions must face before the 2012 season begins...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 1,858 reads 28 comments

  14. Scott Linehan: Detroit Lions Offensive Coordinator Earns Credit for Comeback Win

    Scott Linehan , your work has not gone unnoticed. After the Lions 49-35 comeback victory against the Carolina Panthers , it is time to offer some kudos to Matthew Stafford ’s position coach and offensive coordinator, Scott Linehan...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 761 reads 7 comments

  15. Detroit Lions vs. Carolina Panthers: 5 Lions You Must Watch at Ford Field

    There are five Lions you must watch this week when the Detroit Lions host the Carolina Panthers at Ford Field. As we begin the double-digit portion of the Lions' schedule, I find myself still disgusted with the outcome in Chicago...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 93 reads 9 comments

  16. Detroit Lions: After Back-to-Back Byes, 5 Lions Who Must Step Up

    Put down the Coppertone fellas, time to get back to the business of football. There are five Lions who must step up their play in the remaining games of the Detroit Lions 2011 season...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 2,631 reads 27 comments

  17. Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears: 5 Lions You Must Watch in the Windy City

    There are five Lions you must watch on Sunday as the Detroit Lions head to Chicago to take on the Bears ...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 3,059 reads 8 comments

  18. Matt Millen: Detroit Lions Former General Manager Is Now Empathetic Figure

    In my wildest dreams, I never thought I would be saying this; I feel sorry for Matt Millen . The one man most responsible for the demise of the Detroit Lions over the past decade ...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 6,474 reads 32 comments

  19. Detroit Lions Stock Watch: 5 Bulls & 5 Bears for the Second Half

    There are five Lions whose performance will decline and five that should improve in the second half of the season...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 800 reads 4 comments

  20. Detroit Lions: 7 Things About This Team That Infuriates Fans

    Fans are a fickle bunch. Within the best of scenarios, a rabid fan base can find fault. Truth be told, the reason behind the capricious nature of fans is along with every unforeseen victory, the parameters of acceptability are modified...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 2,230 reads 29 comments

  21. Ndamukong Suh and Detroit Lions Must Seize Black-Hat Moniker

    Every great story has a villain—someone or something that must wear the black hat. Henry Potter from It’s a Wonderful Life , the Wicked Witch from The Wizard of Oz ...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 2,548 reads 65 comments

  22. Detroit Lions Acquisitions 2011: 5 Studs & 5 Duds

    The transformation is far from complete, but what Martin Mayhew and the boys in Allen Park have done to turn this franchise around from laughingstocks just three years ago is nothing short of remarkable...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 1,710 reads 12 comments

  23. Detroit Lions vs. Denver Broncos: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    The Lions have traveled west to Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, where the Broncos will host them in an inter-conference showdown. The Lions limp into today’s contest with a 5-2 record, but all is not well in the Motor City...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about over 2 years ago 2,353 reads 1 comments

  24. Detroit Lions vs. Denver Broncos: 5 Lions You Must Watch at Mile High

    There are five Lions you must watch this weekend in Denver. It’s a four o’clock kickoff, so get your outdoor honey-do’s done early! This weekend, the Lions head to the Chapel of Tebow...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about almost 3 years ago 1,090 reads 5 comments

  25. Matthew Stafford: Detroit Lions Should Bench Franchise Quarterback

    Yes, you read that right: The Lions should bench Matthew Stafford . Why should the franchise quarterback not play on Sunday? In Yogi Berra speak, because he’s the franchise quarterback...

    James Van Etten Written by James Van Etten about almost 3 years ago 1,940 reads 30 comments