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  1. Morning Roar: 4th-place finish for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Good morning and ROARRRRRRRR! Hopefully everyone is having a fine Labor Day weekend. The holiday itself is a work day in the NFL, with many teams returning from final cuts to get in an extra practice day as preparations begin for the first game of...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  2. Looking closer at Martin Mayhew's drafts

    Kevin Seifert

    As news of the Detroit Lions' roster moves trickled out Saturday, I saw a plenty of references on Twitter to Martin Mayhew's drafts over the past five years. The Lions' cutdown to 53 included three more of Mayhew's draft picks, leaving 21 of his 38 p...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Lions camp: Day 1

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions were in full pads Tuesday for the first day of our training camp visit. We've already noted the decidedly positive mood of safety Louis Delmas, so now let's run through some quick-hitting practice observations: ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  6. Lions take Backus track for Louis Delmas

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions have followed through on their plan to give safety Louis Delmas regular work along with consistent rest to pace his return from knee soreness and pain. Delmas has worked in roughly half of the Lions' practices, and Thursday they got...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  7. Lions are once again thinking big

    Kevin Seifert

    In what is widely considered a make-or-break year, the Detroit Lions' leadership is expressing relatively wild optimism about their 2013 team. Speaking Tuesday with local reporters, general manager Martin Mayhew said: "It's safe to say this is the...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  8. BBAO: 2 ESPYS for Adrian Peterson

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson was the big NFC North winner at the ESPYS on Wednesday night, bringing home the awards for best comeback and best NFL player. For those of you who didn't see it, Peterson...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  9. Eight in the box: Secondary status check

    Kevin Seifert

    How does each NFC North team look in the secondary, and what still needs to be done? Chicago Bears: No team in this division is set up quite as well as the Bears, who have a pair of returning Pro Bowl cornerbacks in Charles Tillman and Tim Jenning...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  10. Lions: Fair assessment from Bill Ford

    Kevin Seifert

    So it appears that Detroit Lions vice chairman Bill Ford dropped by Tuesday's organized team activity and spoke to reporters for the first time in a year. Ford praised the team's direction under general manager Martin Mayhew but would not answer a qu...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  11. Two veteran O-linemen for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Over the past couple of days, the Detroit Lions have added two free agent offensive linemen who have started a combined 170 games in their careers. On paper, at least, the arrival of guard Jake Scott and guard/center Leroy Harris has made for a crowd...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  12. Lions: Long-armed DEs are all the rage

    Kevin Seifert

    We've had our fun over the years with the presumed deficiencies of linemen with relatively short arms. Line play is about leverage and, the theory goes, a combatant with longer arms has a physics-based advantage. So it's worth noting that at least...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  13. Shield your eyes from the 2011 draft

    Kevin Seifert

    A mere two years later, the 2011 draft is crumbling for most of the NFC North. At a time when it should be forming the nucleus of our respective teams, the class of '11 is instead causing some of our most gaping holes. The futures of two first-rou...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  14. Lions uh-oh? Knee surgery for Darius Slay

    Kevin Seifert

    There is some debate about whether Mississippi State cornerback Darius Slay would have been available to the Detroit Lions at the top of the second round were it not for a torn meniscus in his knee, which probably dropped him on a few draft boards. T...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  15. Post-draft storylines in the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    NFC North teams added dozens of intriguing young players over the weekend. They filled glaring holes and added to already-established strengths. Some areas remain weak, of course, while other selections created new storylines we hadn't anticipated. ...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  16. Darius Slay: Rare air for the Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions' general manager is a former NFL cornerback, one who was a 10th-round draft choice but still managed a successful eight-year playing career. I've always figured that dynamic played a role in his management of the Lions' cornerback p...

    Blog | April 26, 2013