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Lions Set to Hire Saints Assistant Coach Dan Campbell as New HC

The Lions are set to hire their next head coach, as Saints assistant/tight ends coach Dan Campbell is set to be the team’s new voice. Detroit had to wait for the Saints to be eliminated from the playoffs in order to hire Campbell, and that happened Sunday thanks to Tom Brady and the Bucs in […]

Niners Coach Irks the Lions with Comments About Playing Saints

Jim Harbaugh has been known to be outspoken and let’s not forget “handshake-gate” with Lions coach Jim Schwartz. Harbaugh has given the underdog Lions some extra incentive against the Saints according to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News. Radio station 97.1 was playing a sound bite from Harbaugh on Wednesday. With his NFC West champion […]

Week 9: Jean-Paul Bergeaux’s List of Things

By Columnist Jean-Paul Bergeaux Things I know. I’m going to miss “The good-ship lollipop”. It would have been more fun if Wade Phillips had finished out the year in Dallas. I had given the Cowboys that nickname for the fantasy land that Phillips seemed to live in. Who knows, maybe Jason Garrett will provide enough […]

Why Can’t an Improved D-Line Improve the Whole Defense?

As expected, there is a lot of buzz surrounding the Lions revamped defensive line after two strong performances in the preseason.  The line has generated pressure against the pass and gotten penetration against the run.  On the flip side, it was against two of the worst offensive lines in the league, but they were still […]

Detroit Doesn’t Get Their Christmas Wish as They Lose to Saints 42-7

With fourteen losses, the Detroit Lions were hoping to avoid being they only team to go through an entire season winless. The New Orleans Saints have had a reputation in the past for losing games they should win and, with being eliminated from the playoffs, could be demoralized enough to give away a victory. However, […]