1. 8 Detroit Lions No One Is Talking About, but Should Be

    In workplaces across the state of Michigan, people have been gathering around the proverbial water cooler to gab about the offseason exploits of their favorite football team: the Detroit Lions ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 132 reads 24 comments

  2. Detroit Pistons: 5 Players with the Greatest Trade Value

    With the regular season finally over and the NBA Playoffs in full swing, the Detroit Pistons are already in offseason mode. There is much for Joe Dumars to consider as he tries to improve upon a dismal season...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 3,956 reads 5 comments

  3. Detroit Lions: Why Jim Schwartz's Contract Should Be a Priority Now, Not Later

    In the long and depressing annals of Detroit Lions history, head coaching changes have occurred almost as often as losses. Okay, that is a blatant exaggeration, but you get my point...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 1,672 reads 16 comments

  4. 2012 NBA Draft: 5 Prospects the Detroit Pistons Should Avoid

    The Detroit Pistons have closed the door on the 2011-12 regular season. That's probably for the best since it was—for the most part—a dismal marathon of ineptitude...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 4,231 reads 18 comments

  5. Detroit Lions: 5 Games That Could Make or Break the 2012 Season

    The Detroit Lions' 2012 regular season schedule was released several weeks ago and on the surface it was a testament to how far the Lions have come...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 4,867 reads 12 comments

  6. Detroit Lions: ESPN Analyst Cris Carter Predicts Big Things for Ryan Broyles

    Detroit Lions fans are very familiar with Cris Carter . In his hay day he helped the Minnesota Vikings dominate Detroit year in, year out. These days he works for the "World Wide Leader" as an NFL analyst...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 5,354 reads 37 comments

  7. Detroit Lions: 5 Players the Lions Will Regret Passing on in the 2012 NFL Draft

    If you've noticed some fans of the Detroit Lions working their way through the five stages of grief lately—denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance—don't worry, Matt Millen is not coming back to town...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 7,291 reads 79 comments

  8. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Who Will the Detroit Pistons Pick?

    The 2012 NBA Draft is less than two months away and the Detroit Pistons find themselves in a unique position. They're a bad team. Their 25-41 record is a clear indication of that...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 4,223 reads 37 comments

  9. Why Ryan Grant Would Be a Sensible Insurance Policy for the Detroit Lions

    According to this article from ESPN Wisconsin , Ryan Grant of the Green Bay Packers has been offered a deal by the Detroit Lions ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 1,896 reads 4 comments

  10. In Honor of Eli Manning: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Sports-Themed SNL

    On Saturday, May 5, Eli Manning will venture from his familiar gridiron surroundings and enter a realm that—depending on his performance—can be just as hostile as any NFL arena: live television...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 2,551 reads 5 comments

  11. Detroit Lions 2012 Draft: Rookies Will Provide a Spark to Mediocre Special Teams

    With the Detroit Lions 2012 draft over and done with, it is time to move on and analyze the heck out of something else for a change. Namely the upcoming 2012 regular season and how these rookies will impact the team...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 3,098 reads 1 comments

  12. Detroit Lions 2012 Draft: Grades for Rounds 4 Through 7

    The 2012 NFL draft is complete and the Detroit Lions are undoubtedly thrilled with the bevy of talented players they obtained...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 1,993 reads 18 comments

  13. Detroit Lions 2012 Draft: Grades for Rounds 1-3 and Predictions for 4-7

    Day 2 of the 2012 NFL draft is in the books, and for the Detroit Lions it's been another successful venture. They added three talented players with a real chance to contribute on the field every Sunday...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 5,101 reads 1 comments

  14. Detroit Lions Draft 2012: 5 Starters That Could Be Unseated by Incoming Rookies

    The 2012 NFL Draft is nearly upon us and for Detroit Lions fans, it can't come soon enough. During the last month, a vast array of draft predictions and mocks have given us a glimpse of the prospects Detroit might target...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 2,057 reads 4 comments

  15. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Final 7-Round Mock Before the Actual Draft

    In a matter of days the 2012 NFL Draft will get underway from New York City, and teams are busy putting the finishing touches on their big boards and reviewing their draft strategies The draft is the most anticipated event of the NFL offseason...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 752 reads 5 comments

  16. Detroit Lions: Why Cliff Avril Holdout Could Be Draft-Day Trade Bait

    If you would have suggested to me one month ago that the Detroit Lions should trade Cliff Avril , I would have told you to go take a long walk off a short pier. That's just crazy talk...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 5,490 reads 64 comments

  17. Detroit Lions NFL Mock Draft: Analyzing DraftTek's Latest 7-Round Selections

    In one week, the 2012 NFL Player Selection Meeting—otherwise known as the NFL Draft—will get underway from Radio City Music Hall in New York City...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 1,163 reads 22 comments

  18. Detroit Lions: The 5 Biggest Threats to Success in 2012

    After their first winning season in over a decade, the Detroit Lions are doing everything in their power to avoid becoming the NFL 's version of Right Said Fred—a one-hit wonder who eventually faded into irrelevance...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 2,569 reads 10 comments

  19. Dwyane Wade: Miami Heat Star Wants Payment for Playing on Team USA

    According to Michael Wallace of ESPN.com's Miami Heat Index, Dwyane Wade's patriotism should seriously be called in to question. He believes NBA players should be compensated for playing in the upcoming London Olympics ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 364 reads 0 comments

  20. 2012 NFL Draft: Why the Detroit Lions Should Target a CB in the Second Round

    The 2012 NFL Draft is a little more than two weeks away and the Detroit Lions predictions are coming fast and furious. Fans and experts alike agree that cornerback is a huge need for the Lions...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 1,986 reads 15 comments

  21. Detroit Lions: Gregg Williams' Audio Sheds Light on Loss to Saints Last December

    On December 4th, 2011 the Detroit Lions traveled to New Orleans to take on a heavily favored Saints team. At the time, Detroit had not yet clinched a playoff spot and desperately needed the win...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 1,902 reads 3 comments

  22. Detroit Lions: Drug Arrests Will Not Cause the Season to Go Up in Smoke

    In the last two days, Detroit Lions fans have been on the receiving end of what amounts to a double gut-punch...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 2,831 reads 36 comments

  23. Detroit Lions 2012 Draft: 5 Late-Round Quarterback Targets

    Whether you are the Indianapolis Colts or the Green Bay Packers , success in the NFL draft is a good indicator of success in the regular season. For the Detroit Lions , it is no different...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 1,986 reads 7 comments

  24. Dwight Howard: Jeff Van Gundy Calls Out the Orlando Magic Diva

    Throughout his NBA coaching and broadcasting career, Jeff Van Gundy has been known as a guy who is not afraid to say what he believes. His words may not always be the popular opinion, and he surely has turned some people off with his outspoken views...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 12,326 reads 68 comments

  25. Vernon Macklin: Detroit Pistons Rookie Finding Success with D-League Opportunity

    When the Detroit Pistons decided to send Vernon Macklin to their D-League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (over two weeks ago), it was no surprise to anyone...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 2 years ago 2,432 reads 26 comments