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Lions Drop First Game of the Season in Ugly Fashion

It finally caught up to them.  I have been saying for weeks that the Lions needed to stop conceding the rush and selling out to stop the pass because teams will take the run and attack with the short passes.  The 49ers did exactly that and handed the Lions their first loss of the year. […]

Fairley in a Walking Boot a Day After Injury

Lions first-round pick Nick Fairley was in a walking boot a day after injuring his left foot in a pass-rush drill, but the rookie defensive tackle wasn’t eager to talk about how badly he’s hurt. “It’s not (a big setback) at all,” Fairley said as he walked past reporters after practice today. “I’m doing whatever […]

Lions to Target LB Keith Bulluck in Free Agency?

The Lions have a need at linebacker and are likely to try and fill it during free agency. A former player of Jim Schwartz, Keith Bulluck is a likely target according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Keith Bulluck made eight starts with the Giants last year after undergoing surgery on a torn […]

Schwartz Pumped About the Lions Chances of Playing Monday Night in 2011

The NFL schedule isn’t even out yet, but that’s not stopping Jim Schwartz from talking about the opportunity for the Lions to get a prime-time game in 2011, possibly even a Monday night affair in Ford Field. “If we play Monday, I’ll say we’re jacked as hell,” Lions coach Jim Schwartz said. “The goal isn’t […]

Lions Wont’ Move DeAndre Levy To Outside Linebacker

Today’s MLive reports that Lions coach Jim Schwartz says that the team has no plans right now of moving Lions Have No plans of moving DeAndre Levy to outside linebacker. One of the big questions going into the draft – and a potential free agency market – is whether the Detroit Lions would consider moving […]

Lions Lay Down in Dallas

The Lions have continuously teased how close they are all season, but after the Debacle in Dallas the close games might be over.  The Lions were plagued by penalties and missed opportunities and for the first time all season they appeared to quit. The Lions dominated the first half holding the Cowboys under 100 yards […]

Talent – Yes, wins – no for the young Lions

Close is not good enough in the NFL. The Lions are learning that once again in 2010, as Sunday the team fell to the Packers 28-26 in Lambeau Field. The club is now 0-4 this season, and have been in every game but one, losing the other three by totals of 5, 3, and now […]

Schwartz Pilloried For Poor Clock Management

After a sloppy game that led to a bad loss against a beatable Vikings team, no question the Lions coaching staff deserves scrutiny and criticism. However, the issue most writers, pundits and fans are using as Exhibit A for Head Coach Jim Schwartz’s fallibility is a decision he made that I actually agreed with. At […]