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  1. Oakland Raiders lead 'race' for the No. 1 pick in 2015 draft - NF...

    Scott Kacsmar

    Which team will end up picking first in the 2015 NFL draft? Scott Kacsmar of Football Outsiders ranks the 10 likeliest teams to finish with the league's worst record.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  2. Hernia surgery for Kyle Van Noy?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Detroit Lions drafted Kyle Van Noy in the second round of this year's draft with the hope that they could slide him in right away as their starting strong-side linebacker. Those plans could be on hold due to an abdominal injury that kept him from...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  3. Bears among teams that can win Super Bowl with improved QB play -...

    Steve Palazzolo

    Which teams are good enough to win a Super Bowl this season with a breakthrough on the part of their QB? Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus identifies five candidates, including Chicago, which has built up a very good supporting cast around Jay Cutler.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  4. Latest buzz on Leshoure's future

    Tom Carpenter

    Typically, when a running back sits no better than third or fourth on a team's depth chart, he isn't prone to getting a decent workload in practice or game action. That's not necessarily the case for Detroit Lions RB Mikel Leshoure, who has Reggie Bu...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  5. Lombardi curtailing Stafford's INTs?

    Tom Carpenter

    On Saturday, when the Detroit Lions open up their exhibition schedule against the Cleveland Browns, we will get our first glimpse of how their offense will look under the direction of new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi. Thus far, he is pleased wi...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  6. Manziel making legit push to start?

    Tom Carpenter

    Although Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine dubbed Brian Hoyer the starter for their first exhibition game, versus the Detroit Lions, by no means can we assume that the veteran has already beaten out the rookie Johnny Manziel. "Brian Hoyer will s...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  7. Lions improving on-, off-field discipline?

    Tom Carpenter

    The biggest criticism of the Detroit Lions during Jim Schwartz' time as head coach was a lack of discipline on and off the field. That's something that new coach Jim Caldwell is addressing head on. Per John Katzenstein of the Detroit News, Caldwel...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  8. Will Kyle Van Noy start as a rookie?

    Joe Kaiser

    The Detroit Lions showed what they thought of BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy back on draft day when they traded up to select him No. 40 overall, a higher spot than most draft experts projected the versatile 24-year-old to go. Now the question is whet...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  9. Will Golden Tate top 70 catches in '14?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Detroit Lions finally added a legitimate No. 2 option to work off of Calvin Johnson when they signed free-agent WR Golden Tate during the offseason. Tate, who caught 64 passes for 898 yards and 5 TDs last season with the Seahawks, said this of...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  10. Will Riddick fill Sproles role for Lions?

    Tom Carpenter

    Former New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles was a darling of fantasy football owners who play in point-per-reception leagues due to his ability to rack up tons of catches and yards out of the backfield. The Detroit Lions lured Joe Lombar...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  11. What role will Lions LB Palmer have?

    Tom Carpenter

    The writing was on the wall for linebacker Ashlee Palmer as soon as the Detroit Lions traded up to draft linebacker Kyle Van Noy in the second round: the rookie is going to replace the veteran as a starter sooner than later. To his credit, Palmer ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  12. Will Detroit return to the playoffs in 2014?

    Joe Kaiser

    Detroit Lions fans continue to wait for the team to take the next step under Matthew Stafford, who amazingly is already entering his sixth NFL season in 2014. After finishing 7-9 in 2013, last season can only be viewed as a massive disappointment for...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  13. Slay ready to replace Houston?

    Tom Carpenter

    Last week, I took a look at the possibility of Darius Slay starting at cornerback for the Detroit Lions. On Friday, the Lions appeared to confirm that he will start, because they cut Chris Houston, who remains hampered by a nagging toe injury. Sla...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  14. Summer Snapshot: Detroit Lions

    Eric Karabell

    Summer is here, and the NFL preseason games will be underway before you know it. As teams train and hold camps, let's analyze what fantasy owners should be looking for in the next few months. Join the conversation on Twitter: #FantasySnapshot Wha...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  15. Lions' Riddick primed for breakout?

    Tom Carpenter

    New Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi is expected to install his version of the New Orleans Saints offense, which uses multiple running backs, often as pass-catchers out of the backfield. To wit, since Sean Payton took over as Saints h...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  16. Who is Lions' return man?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Detroit Lions have a pair of impact punt-returners in Jeremy Ross and Golden Tate. Pro Football Focus ranked Tate No. 1 and Ross No. 3 in punt returns last season. Tate was with the Seattle Seahawks then, so who will get the nod on returning punt...

    Blog | June 09, 2014