1. Early Detroit Lions Awards for 2012

    With a quarter of their season in the books, the Detroit Lions are not dwelling on the past. Their season has been fraught with mistakes, but they're focused on getting better...

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  2. Are the Detroit Lions Really the Worst Team in the NFC?

    As reported in the Detroit Free Press, CBSsports.com's NFL guru Pete Prisco recently suggested that the Detroit Lions might be the worst team in the NFC. With a record of 1-3 it's easy to make that argument based on that fact alone...

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  3. How the Detroit Lions Can Salvage the 2012 Season

    Sitting at 1-3 and entering the bye week, the Detroit Lions have no choice but to sit and stew on their miserable start to the 2012 NFL season. A quarter of the season is over and the outlook is bleak, but there is a lot of football left to play...

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  4. Why Tony Scheffler Is Key for a Lions Victory Against the Vikings

    "Two people are better than one, because they can reap more benefit from their labor." Ecclesiastes 4:9 I'm usually not one to mix football and religion. I'll leave that up to Tim Tebow ...

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  5. Detroit Lions: Stat Projections for Starters and Key Reserves vs. the Vikings

    The Detroit Lions will look to break out of their on-field funk in Week 4 when they face NFC North Division rivals the Minnesota Vikings ...

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  6. Biggest Questions That Need Answering During Detroit Pistons Training Camp

    On October 1, the Detroit Pistons , and the rest of the NBA , will take to the hardwood and get back to work. Training camp will begin on Monday, and the Detroit Pistons are poised to have an improved season...

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  7. 5 Biggest Reasons the Detroit Lions Lost to the Tennessee Titans

    Detroit Lions fans were treated to a roller-coaster ride of a game in Week 3 against the Tennessee Titans . It was such an exciting game that it should be called the Music City Miracle 2...

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  8. Detroit Lions: Who Will Have a Better Day, Mikel Leshoure or Chris Johnson?

    The rushing game takes center stage as the Detroit Lions prepare to take on the Tennessee Titans . Neither team ran the ball particularly well in Weeks 1 and 2...

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  9. Is Brandon Jennings or Monta Ellis Most Essential to Milwaukee Bucks' Future?

    The Milwaukee Bucks have one of the NBA 's most dynamic backcourts in Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis , yet no one is sold on whether they can coexist. That's why this season is so important...

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  10. Detroit Lions: Most Critical Matchups vs. the Tennessee Titans

    Although their records are different, the Detroit Lions and the Tennessee Titans find themselves in similar positions. The both need a win badly...

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  11. Detroit Pistons: 5 Teams They Must Sweep in 2012-2013

    If the Detroit Pistons hope to improve in the NBA 's Eastern Conference this season, they must beat the teams they are supposed to beat. That doesn't mean taking three out of four from those teams either...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 2 years ago 1,948 reads 14 comments

  12. 5 Players Who Need to Step Up for the Lions to Beat the Niners

    It's less than 24 hours away and anticipation for the Detroit Lions ' Sunday night rematch against the San Francisco 49ers is growing by the minute. It's no surprise that these two teams have quickly developed a heated rivalry...

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  13. Detroit Lions Week 2 Position-by-Position Preview

    In Week 6 last season, the Detroit Lions lost a heartbreaker at Ford Field to the San Francisco 49ers . In the process, their five-game winning streak was ended and Jahvid Best was lost for the year...

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  14. 6 NBA Teams That Desperately Need a New Owner

    In the NBA , like any professional sports league, there are good owners and bad owners. The good ones usually succeed because they hire intelligent people to make the basketball decisions...

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  15. Detroit Pistons: 1 Burning Question Facing Each Team Member in 2012-13

    The Detroit Pistons will be an interesting team to watch this year. They're young, exciting and they quietly improved last season. They're a team poised to make some noise in the Eastern Conference...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 2 years ago 1,303 reads 2 comments

  16. Rams vs. Lions: 10 Things We Learned from Detroit's 27-23 Win

    Detroit Lions fans who were hoping their team would dominate the St. Louis Rams from start to finish were disappointed on Sunday...

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  17. 5 Future Members of the NBA All-Defensive Team

    If you look back at the history of the NBA 's All-Defensive Team, one thing is clear. Very rarely do you find a player included that is a one-trick-pony. Players that are only great defenders rarely make the list...

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  18. Why Drayton Florence Is the Solution to the Detroit Lions' Biggest Problem

    With the arrival of Drayton Florence , Detroit Lions fans can finally relax. They can cast aside their worries about another season derailed by an injury-riddled secondary and feel confident that this unit is now deep enough to weather such a storm...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 2 years ago 5,766 reads 33 comments

  19. Top 8 Most Embarrassing Players in Detroit Pistons History

    The Detroit Pistons are no where near an elite team in the NBA . In fact, if they make the playoffs this year it will be a major accomplishment. However, the team is made up of 15 quality players...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about almost 2 years ago 5,006 reads 20 comments

  20. 5 Reasons Detroit Lions Fans Have to Be Excited for the 2012 Season

    In less than one week, the Detroit Lions will kick off the 2012 season against the St. Louis Rams, and excitement is at an all time high. That's because, after decades of losing, the Lions are finally competitive—and fun to watch...

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  21. 7 NBA Players Looking to Rehab Damaged Images in 2012-2013

    Every professional sports league has its share of players who make fans shake their heads with disgust. Whether it's trouble with the law, boorish behavior or underachieving performances, fans have been disappointed too many times...

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  22. Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford Stars in ESPN's Newest MNF Commercial

    The Detroit Lions starting quarterback Matthew Stafford got his share of national recognition after a sensational 2011 season. He passed for over 5,000 yards and 41 touchdowns and won the NFL 's Comeback Player of the year award...

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  23. 10 Realistic Expectations for the Detroit Pistons in 2013

    Last season the Detroit Pistons won 25 games. That might not seem like a lot, but in a lockout-shortened year, that was good enough to give them their highest winning percentage in three years...

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  24. Detroit Lions: Injured Players the Lions Will Miss the Most This Season

    It seems like every year the Detroit Lions are ravaged by injuries. Despite their success in 2011, most people would say the injury bug bit them hard and that was the reason they didn't finish better...

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

    The Detroit Lions lost their second game of the preseason against the Oakland Raiders on Saturday night, 31-20. It was only preseason, but for the Raiders it might have meant a little more than usual...

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