1. Breaking Down the Detroit Lions' Biggest Training Camp Battle

    Position battles are common for every NFL team at this time of year. From the Baltimore Ravens to the Jacksonville Jaguars , training camp is a time when players wage war against each other for the right to be NFL starters...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 1 year ago 5,072 reads 11 comments

  2. Early Observations from Detroit Lions Training Camp

    The Detroit Lions ' training camp is in full swing and for fans that means the regular season is just around the corner. For the Lions that means there is a renewed sense of urgency...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 1 year ago 12,609 reads 56 comments

  3. Detroit Lions: Grading the Strength of Every Position Unit Heading into Camp

    The Detroit Lions are about to kick off another training camp, and, as usual, there is hope and high expectations all around...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 1 year ago 8,609 reads 45 comments

  4. 5 Reasons the Detroit Lions Will Rebound in 2013

    The Detroit Lions ' transformation from perennial loser to NFL contender was supposed to be complete last season. In typical Lions' fashion, they failed to deliver a season resembling anything but an utter disappointment...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 1 year ago 9,355 reads 33 comments

  5. Previewing the Players on the Detroit Lions' Roster Bubble

    In 2013, opponents of the Detroit Lions will see a healthy dose of Matthew Stafford , Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush . Those players' performances will determine the Lions' success, and for that reason their roster spots are secure...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 1 year ago 7,957 reads 32 comments

  6. A Detroit Lions Fan's Guide to Hating the Green Bay Packers

    What do the following things all have in common? The Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field, Ahman Green, Donald Driver, Charles Woodson, Jordy Nelson and freakin' Samkon Gado! They're ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 1 year ago 8,190 reads 84 comments

  7. What Every Fan Needs to Know About the 2013 Detroit Lions

    Today the Detroit Lions have a markedly higher NFL profile than at any other time in their history. No longer are they the league's doormats. Okay, some people still think they are, but in reality the Lions are a dangerous team to face...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 1 year ago 10,045 reads 46 comments

  8. 5 Dark-Horse Candidates to Make the Detroit Lions' Final 53-Man Roster

    According to urbandictionary .com , a dark horse is "someone somewhat unknown who exceeds expectations of all others in an event." This certainly applies to NFL training camps...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about 1 year ago 11,288 reads 54 comments

  9. Detroit Lions Most Under and Overrated Offseason Additions

    This offseason has been one of massive change for the Detroit Lions as key personnel, veteran leaders and consistent performers are gone. In their place are more than a few new faces who the Lions hope will make them a better team...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 12,218 reads 65 comments

  10. Why Brandon Pettigrew Is the Lions' Best Trade Option with the Patriots

    Rumors and predictions regarding Tony Scheffler 's future with the Detroit Lions have been a hot topic of conversation this offseason, and with good reason...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 15,349 reads 70 comments

  11. The Detroit Lions' Most Heated Position Battles of Training Camp

    With the addition of Reggie Bush, Glover Quin and Ezekiel Ansah, the Detroit Lions look poised for a much-improved season...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 5,765 reads 31 comments

  12. Detroit Lions: 5 Players Firmly on the Roster Bubble

    The Detroit Lions ' training camp is right around the corner, and there are a number of players who will use that time to try to win a roster spot...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 13,083 reads 40 comments

  13. 8 Early Winners and Losers of the Detroit Lions' Offseason

    Detroit Lions ' fans who have been yearning for answers to their burning questions should fear not. Training camp is right around the corner. It's a time when all will be revealed...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 9,782 reads 40 comments

  14. Power Ranking Every Detroit Lions Player Under Contract Prior to Training Camp

    The Detroit Lions ' are heading into 2013 with a lot of new faces and a lot to prove. It's no stretch to say the wheels fell off last season, and when that happens, changes are inevitable...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 7,838 reads 37 comments

  15. 5 Undrafted Detroit Lions Players Who Could Prove to Be Gems

    The Detroit Lions signed 11 undrafted free agents following this year's NFL draft, and hopes are high that among that group are a handful of players that can make an impact, now or later...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 11,258 reads 58 comments

  16. Predicting the Detroit Lions' Depth Chart, Post OTAs

    For the Detroit Lions , and every other NFL team, OTAs are nothing more than a preparatory activity. Remember back in high school, when your teacher handed out a practice test ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 10,148 reads 89 comments

  17. Detroit Lions' Biggest Wild Cards for 2013

    In December 2011, the Detroit Lions signed little-known running back Joique Bell away from the New Orleans Saints . Jim Schwartz and Wayne State University fans were familiar with Bell's work, but no one knew what kind of impact he'd have, if any..

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 10,231 reads 43 comments

  18. Detroit Lions: What to Watch for at OTAs

    The Detroit Lions will begin organized team activities this week which signifies that training camp is ever so close. OTAs are May 21 to June 8 and consist of team workouts, meetings and on-field drills...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 8,344 reads 58 comments

  19. Detroit Lions: 5 Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2013

    The Detroit Lions ' roster was given a makeover this offseason. Old familiar faces are gone—thanks to free agency—and in their place are young shiny faces waiting to make a name for themselves in the NFL ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 12,829 reads 107 comments

  20. The 5 Biggest Takeaways from the Detroit Lions' Rookie Minicamp

    For the Detroit Lions , rookie minicamp is a time to get their newest players on the field and acclimate them to the NFL grind...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 12,390 reads 32 comments

  21. 5 Players the Detroit Lions Will Regret Passing on in the 2013 NFL Draft

    Former BYU phenom Ezekiel Ansah was the Detroit Lions ' top pick in this year's draft, and while his potential is intriguing, his boom-or-bust status is scary for a team trying to improve upon a disappointing 4-12 season...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 13,407 reads 81 comments

  22. The Biggest Needs the Detroit Lions Still Must Address After 2013 NFL Draft

    In terms of addressing needs, the Detroit Lions hit a home run in the 2013 NFL draft. That might surprise fans who are all too familiar with general manager Martin Mayhew's proclivity ...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 10,445 reads 87 comments

  23. Projecting the 2013 Impact for Each Detroit Lions Draft Selection

    The 2013 NFL draft is in the books and the Detroit Lions successfully added nine players who, given the holes in their roster, figure to contribute immediately...

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  24. 5 Players the Detroit Lions Should Target on Day 3

    On the first two days of the 2013 NFL draft, the Detroit Lions managed to add three players to address three of their biggest needs—defensive end, corner and offensive line...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 3,996 reads 26 comments

  25. 5 Players the Detroit Lions Will Miss the Most in 2013

    In many ways, the Detroit Lions have already had a successful offseason. They've added a number of players in free agency who will make them a much-improved team in 2013. However, they've also lost a few players whose absence will have a big impact...

    Chris Madden Written by Chris Madden about over 1 year ago 7,839 reads 49 comments