1. 2009 NFL Mock Draft: Update Feb. 5, 2008

    This mock draft is based on a in-depth needs analysis, past draft trends, and a ranking of each player in the draft. It represents what I feel is in the best interest of the respective team...

    David McClure Written by David McClure about over 5 years ago 682 reads 28 comments

  2. The Super Bowl: Why I Only Watch The Fourth Quarter

    I am football fan. A big fan. I love football. I love playing football. I love talking about football. I love watching football. I love analyzing football. I love writing about football...

    David McClure Written by David McClure about over 5 years ago 78 reads 1 comments

  3. 2009 NFL Draft Sleepers: Update No. 1

    Each year the NFL scouts run all over the country looking for those special players that have been over looked. They hope to find a Tom Brady or even just a Mark Tauscher in the late rounds. This year there are several positions with considerable depth..

    David McClure Written by David McClure about over 5 years ago 1,833 reads 30 comments

  4. The Major Flaw of the Tampa-Two Defense

    The Tampa Two has grown in popularity over the past decade and is widely used throughout the NFL today. It has been used by the league's worst defenses—most notably the 2008 Detroit Lions...

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  5. Scott Linehan: The Detroit Lions New Offensive Coordinator

    Jim Schwartz has told the media that he is taking his time hiring a new staff to rebuild what is possibly the worst franchise in all of sports. His second hiring, following Gunther Cunningham as defensive coordinator, is Scott Linehan...

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  6. Jim Schwartz's Hiring of Gunther Cunningham: A Second Look and What to Like

    The first hiring by new Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz—Gunther Cunningham as defensive coordinator—has created some significant controversy...

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  7. Detroit Pistons Fans: The End Is All Too Near

    I hate to admit it but... I have officially lost hope for the Pistons. I know, you are not a true fan if you're not there in the bad times. Well I'm here, I just call it like I see it...

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  8. Datsyuk and Lidstrom Turn Down All Star Skills Compettition: Is This a Protest?

    A recent report on the local radio station stated that Niklaus Lidstrom and Pavel Datsyuk have declined to compete in the NHL skills competition. This comes on the heels of the announcement that no Redwings will be in the starting in the All Star game...

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  9. A New Executive in Detroit: What Are They Trying To Pull This Time?

    Some interesting comments from Detroit Lions President Tom Lewand were recently reported in the Detroit Free Press. In the interview, Lewand stated that the team is looking for a front-office ...

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  10. My Precombine Mock Draft

    With one game to go, tons of workouts, way too much hype, and the all important combine this may need some significant change, but here it goes. These are my predictions of what will happen, not what should...

    David McClure Written by David McClure about over 5 years ago 489 reads 7 comments

  11. Thinking Outside the Box: One Idea for the Detroit Lions' Draft

    Last year, the Lions did something amazing in the draft. They didn't draft a Wide Receiver in the first round. Instead, they went for Gosder Cherilus, which was a reach. Despite that fact, he has been a welcome addition to the front five...

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  12. Ten Reasons the Lions Should Trade the No. 1 Pick

    Let me preface this by saying that I understand the difficulty of moving the No. 1 overall pick in the draft these days. I do believe that the money involved alone is almost worth getting rid of the pick...

    David McClure Written by David McClure about over 5 years ago 768 reads 28 comments

  13. The Lions' Crucial Step Is Here: Can Detroit Do What It Has Not for So Long?

    The new team of Martin Mayhew and Tom Lewand started their tenure with the quality trade of Roy Williams and a sixth round pick to the Cowboys for a first round pick (No. 20) and a third round pick (No...

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  14. Lions Name Schwartz Head Coach

    This is what I expected and what seemed so far to be the right choice. Jim Schwartz spent the last eight years under Jeff Fisher as the Titans D-Coordinator and was also with Baltimore and even spent a few years as a scout in Cleveland in the '90s...

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  15. Detroit Lions Searching for a New Identity

    Identity. It's the cornerstone of a good team, the rock everything is built upon. In the NFL it conjures images of Peyton Manning making an audible at the line, of Polamalu zeroing in on a crossing route, of Ray Lewis standing over an opponent...

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