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AP to the Lions? Makes sense!

Make no mistake, Adrian Peterson is a future Hall of Famer. He has made a career dominating defenses to the tune of 11,747 career rushing yards and 97 touchdowns. The lions have given up 1,490 of those yards and 11 touchdowns. All of this through 14 games spanning 8 seasons (minus any season Peterson was […]

In Terms of Success – Lions Rank Next To Dead Last in the NFL in New Article

Mike Freeman, Lead NFL National Reporter for Bleacher Report, has written a long piece which talks about each and every NFL franchise, and their success. There’s a number of factors involved, including Super Bowl, Conference and division titles. The Lions didn’t get much love on the list, as according to Freeman, they are last in […]

Preparing for Round 2

The Lions addressed their most glaring need in the first round, but they have a lot more work to do on the roster.  The top areas of need on the roster are defensive end, safety and defensive tackle.  In my opinion, the pick in the second round needs to be the most explosive, highest upside […]

Lions Stun Packers to Break Long Road Losing Streak 18-16

The Lions hadn’t won a game on the road in a very long time. Very long. Sunday it looked as if they would be snakebitten again, as the Packers lined up for a potential game-winning field goal with seconds left, but Mason Crosby missed a 52-yard field goal to give the Lions a rather stunning […]

Lions Enter the Bye Week a Complete Mess Sitting at 1-7

The Lions are 1-7 and are going nowhere fast as far as the postseason or even a .500 record in the NFL is concerned in 2015. The team is headed into the bye week, and needs a lot of re-tooling after firing their offensive coordinator last week and then laying an egg in London in […]

NFL Week Eight Preview – Detroit at Kansas City in London

Two foes who don’t meet very often will go at it on foreign soil Sunday morning in London, as the 1-6 Lions will take on the 2-5 Chiefs in the final overseas game of the year in the NFL. Detroit has fond memories of playing in London, last season they trailed big against the Atlanta […]

Lions Go Extra to Win First; Top Bears 37-34 in Overtime

It took extra to get there, but for the first time in 2015 the Lions were able to walk off the field winners. Matthew Stafford played his best game of the season, as he threw four touchdown passes and Detroit topped the Bears 37-34 in overtime to avoid going 0-6. Calvin Johnson also had a […]

The “Worst Non-Active Player” in Lions History? SI Makes Their Selection

Sports Illustrated has put out a piece on the “Worst non-active player by franchise” for each and every franchise, the Lions included. The player that the author the piece, Doug Farrar, picked was a memorable player for all the wrong reasons – that being wide out Charles Rogers. Charles Rogers WR, Detroit Lions You knew […]