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  1. Fit Nick Fairley settling in?

    Tom Carpenter

    As he tried to establish a new mentality with the Detroit Lions, coach Jim Caldwell benched former first-round pick Nick Fairley during the preseason for being out of shape. Fairley responded by hiring a personal chef, eating better and dropping weig...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  2. Fans vote Seahawks CB Richard Sherman as the NFL's most impactful...

    Jordan Brennertk

    The Mag asked fans who they thought deserved the title as the NFL's most impactful defensive player. You answered, giving Seahawks CB Richard Sherman 30 percent of the vote. But the metrics say it's someone different.

    Eticket | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  3. Pettigrew stuck as a blocker this week?

    Tom Carpenter

    During the Detroit Lions' regular-season opener, O-linemen LaAdrian Waddle and Corey Hilliard got hurt, so Lions coaches reportedly considered using TE Brandon Pettigrew at right tackle. With Hilliard now out for the season and Waddle's status uncert...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  4. How will Giants DBs match Cards WRs?

    Joe Kaiser

    Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions offense torched the New York Giants secondary in Week 1, and with the pass-happy Arizona Cardinals coming to town things won't get easier for the G-Men. How will their defensive backfield matc...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  5. Ranking the five biggest Week 1 surprise teams by staying power -...

    Mike Sando

    Which of the surprise winners from Week 1 -- the Bills, Dolphins, Falcons, Titans and Vikings -- has the best chance to make the playoffs this season? Mike Sando ranks all five, then weighs in with notes from the Lions-Giants Monday night game.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  6. New York Giants' offense still has big question marks - NFL

    Jon Gruden

    The Giants' offense isn't going to be fixed just by their switch to a new scheme, writes Jon Gruden -- their personnel matters, too. Gruden checks in with other thoughts ahead of Giants-Lions, including whether Matthew Stafford will step up his game.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  7. How Vegas experts view New York-Detroit and San Diego-Arizona -- ...

    Jeff Gold

    Insider's panel of Las Vegas handicappers gives a gambling preview of both "Monday Night Football" games this week: New York-Detroit and San Diego-Arizona.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2014
  8. Will Ziggy terrorize QBs in Year 2?

    Tom Carpenter

    As a rookie last season, Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah led all rookies and the Lions with 8.0 sacks in 14 games. Will last year's fifth overall pick make a significant jump in sacks during his second year? It sounds like he will be put in positio...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  9. What to expect from new Titans WRs

    Tom Carpenter

    The Tennessee Titans added a pair of pass-catchers this weekend in former Detroit Lions WR Kris Durham and former Buffalo Bills WR T.J. Graham. Obviously, the Titans gained some depth with the moves, but what are they expecting to get from the wid...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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