Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Lions Removing Final Remnants of the “Matt Millen Era” – Will Eliminate Black from...

By David Klein, Lions Insider When Matt Millen took over as President/General Manager of the Detroit Lions in 2001, he spoke of "Raiderizing" the team's image. Making them a more physical, intimidating team. this included an overhaul of the...

A Stroll Down Memory Lane, and into NFL History Books – the “Playoff Bowl”

By David Klein, Lions Insider My Uncle John is about 74 years-old (I think), and I was helping him clear out some junk from his attic last weekend to give away to St. Vinny's or the Salvation Army when...

Fishing Season in Detroit

By David Klein, Lions Insider The Detroit Lions seemed on top of the world on December 11, 2016, defeating the Chicago Bears 20-17 at Ford Field. Their record stood at 9-4, and they held a solid two game lead...

Do the Lions Stand a Chance Against Seattle and the 12th Man?

Well, the common opinion (and the odds makers'), is no. And after a second half meltdown against Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay Community College, er, Packers Sunday night, they managed to cap off a three game losing streak, squander...

The Rodgers Rules

By David Klein, Lions Insider So there is this story, from a long time ago, in a land far, far away. A different century in fact. So I'm sitting at a high-top table at a sports bar in Royal...

Lions, Cowboys Dual on MNF… Possible Playoff Preview?

In a rare Monday night game for the Lions, they head to Dallas,Texas (8:30 p.m. ET) for a showdown at AT&T Stadium. This is nothing new. Detroit walking into Dallas with something to prove. In the most recent tangled,...

Lions Battle Giants in Key Playoff Scenario

By David Klein Lions Insider Both teams sit at 9-4, and with a lot riding in terms of playoff standings (depending whether or not the Chicago Bears show up against Green Bay), this game could ultimately decide who ends up...

Detroit Continues to Roll, Downs Bears 20-17

In yet another game that was probably closer than it should have been, Matthew Stafford received a shotgun snap and ran past three defenders and scored to seal the victory for the first place Detroit Lions. This season, Stafford...

Lions Cruise Past Saints, Brees. Win Fourth Straight 28-13

By David Klein Lions Insider The Detroit Lions walked into the Mercedez-Benz Superdome on Sunday and thoroughly dismantled the New Orleans Saints with a 28-13 victory. The win, coupled with the Minnesota Vikings loss to the Dallas Cowboys...

Detroit Looks For Fourth Straight Win, Travels to New Orleans

By David Klein Lions Insider The Lions visit the Big Easy this Sunday for a 1pm (EST) kickoff against the 5-6 New Orleans Saints. There will be nothing easy about it though, as playing in the hostile confines of the...

Lions Now Control Own Destiny With Win Over Vikes

Well, all's well that ends well, I suppose. And it certainly wasn't pretty. But the Lions once again pulled out a last-second victory on a Matt Prater field goal, defeating Minnesota 16-13 on Thanksgiving at Ford Field. The win...

Views Heading into the Lions “Trap” Game Against the Jaguars

Entering a bye-week after an emotional road win, especially against a first-place opponent like Minnesota, is generally a recipe for disaster for any NFL team - especially considering the rematch with the Vikings scheduled only 4 days later at...

Lions beat Vikings in OT 22-16

Detroit 22, Minnesota 16 (OT) As predicted, the Detroit Lions would end up covering the spread and the Over/Under came in for a team that has now found a new swagger heading into the bye week. Slowly, the Lions...

Vikings vs Lions Key Matchups

TE Eric Ebron vs. LB Anthony Barr Ebron is still barely healthy and looks insecure in his routes and ability to take a hard hit. He will be tested all day by Barr, a former first-round pick himself, who...

Inconsistent Old Lions

By Harsha Hebbale Twitter - @Harshmallow81 Recap: Lions 13 - Texans 20 Some people will rip QB Matt Stafford. Some people will rip head coach Jim Caldwell. But what occurred on Sunday was nothing more than a regression to the mean, with...

Jahvid Best Goes From NFL To Olympics

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best should be getting ready for training camp right now, but he isn’t because he retired from the NFL. When he left the league, Best cited concerns over the concussions he had in...

Georgia Southern LB Antwione Williams taken in Fourth Round by Lions

Former Georgia Southern linebacker Antwione Williams was selected Saturday on the final day of the 2016 NFL Draft. Williams, a native of Lovejoy, Georgia, went in the fifth round to the Detroit Lions, who took him with the 169th...

Scouting Reggie Ragland

Every team in the NFL needs an absolute beast on the defensive side of the ball. The same goes for every SEC team and the University of Alabama is no different. Who is that defensive beast, you ask? No,...

Lions release Stephen Tulloch

The Lions have released linebacker Stephen Tulloch. Tulloch made the announcement on his Instagram account earlier this week. What a journey it's been Detroit! Five years of some of the greatest memories of my career....

Lions will likely get a 3rd round Compensatory Draft Pick for losing Ndamukong Suh...

Although there is a dark cloud hanging over Detroit with Megatron's pending retirement it's not all gloom and doom for the Lions in the offseason. Unfortunately if Calvin Johnson decides to walk away from the team they will be...

Lions Can Keep Options Open in 2016 NFL Draft

The Detroit Lions football team had a disappointing season in 2015, to say the least. Losing is nothing new to this franchise in the modern NFL, however fans expected the team to at least be competitive the year after...