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  1. Bill Leavy, downgraded NFL referee, makes another mistake on pena...

    Kevin Seifert

    Referee Bill Leavy, who was downgraded after a Week 1 mistake, erred again in applying the NFL rule book Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  2. Detroit Lions cut-down analysis

    Kevin Seifert

    Most significant move: There were no surprises for the Detroit Lions and, really, there were few big decisions. We noted earlier that the team decided to preserve a roster spot for No. 3 quarterback Kellen Moore, so the most significant move they did...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  3. Morning Roar: Ziggy Ansah's in Week 1?

    Kevin Seifert

    Good morning and ROARRRRRRRR! It's quite obvious that Detroit Lions rookie Ziggy Ansah won't play in Thursday night's preseason finale at the Buffalo Bills. The big question is whether he'll be ready for Week 1 of the regular season against the Mi...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  4. Kellen Moore takes a big step

    Kevin Seifert

    You weren't alone last summer if you questioned whether Kellen Moore was an NFL-caliber quarterback, let alone if he deserved a spot on a Detroit Lions' roster that seemed primed for a playoff run. Backing the league's decision not to draft him, Moor...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  5. 'Kickalicious' might have an NFL future

    Kevin Seifert

    Kickalicious, we hardly knew ye. As NFL teams move toward Tuesday's 75-man roster limit, the Detroit Lions ended their experiment with Norwegian place-kicker Havard Rugland. It was fun while it lasted. Seriously. Expectations for Rugland were a...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  6. No 'long-term' injuries for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    It appears that two important Detroit Lions players have escaped a season-ending diagnosis from injuries suffered in last week's preseason game against the New England Patriots. Lions coach Jim Schwartz has moved into regular-season mode on injury...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  7. Final stretch for Lions roster questions

    Kevin Seifert

    Along with the rest of the NFL, the Detroit Lions must reduce their roster to 75 players by Tuesday. They'll play their preseason finale Thursday at the Buffalo Bills and then cut their roster again to 53 players by Saturday. On the cusp of a busy we...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  8. The return of the Lions' personal fouls

    Kevin Seifert

    When a player -- any player -- wags his finger in the face of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, the football world takes notice. Fair or otherwise, that has been the effect of the poor decision by Detroit Lions defensive end Willie Young to...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  9. BBAO: Devin Hester will be 'fresh'

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: It has almost occurred on cue. Now that the Chicago Bears have made Devin Hester solely a returner, rather than try to double him up on offense, the truth comes out. Speaking with Jon Greenberg of ESPNChicago.com thi...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  10. Lions: Tracking turnovers and takeaways

    Kevin Seifert

    On a number of occasions over the past eight months, we've heard Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz attribute his team's step back in 2012 to a reversal of its takeaway/giveaway ratio. The numbers are glaring: The Lions' takeaways dropped from 34 in...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  11. BBAO: It's Ashlee Palmer in a runaway

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: For much of the offseason and early summer, I assumed that if the Detroit Lions' competition at strongside linebacker was close, it would go to one of the second-year players -- Travis Lewis or Tahir Whitehead -- who...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  12. ChatWrap: Lions late-round drafting

    Kevin Seifert

    Our SportsNation chat brought fair criticism, and reasonable debate, to the Detroit Lions' late-round drafting in the five-year tenure of general manager Martin Mayhew and coach Jim Schwartz. The relevant exchange: Jordan K. (Newark, Ohio) Do y...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  13. BBAO: Lions' David Akers is back

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: There was never a kicking controversy in Detroit, not as long as veteran David Akers could demonstrate he had moved past an injury-plagued 2012 season for the San Francisco 49ers. That moment appeared to take place M...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  14. Lions: Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley as DEs

    Kevin Seifert

    As you might recall, the Detroit Lions experimented last summer with a defensive look that swapped their defensive tackles and ends to create mismatches. Tackles Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley were athletic enough to play outside, the theory went, an...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  15. Preseason Week 2: Brutal night for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Thursday's events at FirstEnergy Stadium: Cleveland Browns 24, Detroit Lions 6 Preseason record: 1-1 Of interest: The game started with a drop by tight end Brandon Pettigrew and continued on in sloppy and uninspiring fashion for th...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  16. Camp Confidential: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions opened training camp expressing unprecedented confidence in the direction of their program, and, if anything, their steam has picked up since then. A relatively injury-free camp, the obvious impact of multiple n...

    Blog | August 12, 2013