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  1. A by the numbers look at Detroit's loss to Dallas

    Michael Rothstein

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Detroit Lions had their season end in the wild-card round of the playoffs Sunday, a 24-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Texas. Here's a look at some numbers that might help explain Detroit's loss. 0 -...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  2. The Baltimore Ravens' Joe Flacco and other names and numbers you ...


    We analyze the names and numbers you need to know for wild-card weekend.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2014
  3. Analyzing the Detroit Lions defense this season by the numbers

    Michael Rothstein

    After the 2014 season, Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew insisted his team's offense and defense weren't as far away as the numbers suggested as he explained some of the team's offense-based draft picks and free-agent signings. Turns out...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  4. Analyzing the Detroit Lions offense this season by the numbers

    Michael Rothstein

    Unlike in college, league stats don't count toward career totals during the playoffs so whatever happens from here for Detroit is all about team success. So it seemed like a good time to see how Detroit's offense fared this season, especially comp...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  5. Morning Roar: Jim Caldwell not disappointed in Eric Ebron

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron hasn't put up huge numbers and he spent at least part of the season sidelined with a hamstring injury. While his rookie season may not have been the massive success some other first-round pic...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  6. Packers' defense hits its stride at right time

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- At the midpoint of last season, the Green Bay Packers thought they had a solid defense, and the numbers backed them up. They ranked 15th in the league in yards allowed per game (and fifth against the run) as the second half of the ...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  7. Three games down, Connor Barth is perfect for Broncos

    Jeff Legwold

    SAN DIEGO -- A few weeks ago Connor Barth was just another guy hoping for another NFL chance. He was a kicker in search of a team who wanted him to kick, and the numbers at the position can make that a frustrating process without much optimism alo...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  8. Ezekiel Ansah growing into a force for Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- LaAdrian Waddle shook his head when he heard the number. The topic was his teammate, Ezekiel Ansah, and while he has an appreciation for how much the Detroit Lions defensive end has grown, the number put it in perspective. On ...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  9. Morning Roar: Respecting the Lions run defense

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- The reputation is starting to manifest in actual games now. The Detroit Lions have spent the majority of the season as one of the top rushing defenses in the NFL -- but early on at least, even if teams saw the numbers, they might still ...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  10. Understanding the Detroit Lions defense by the numbers

    Michael Rothstein

    A month ago, the Detroit Lions were trying to aim to be one of the top defenses in recent NFL history. That pace has fallen off a little bit in several areas, but the Lions still have a lot to like with their top-ranked defense. As we did a month ...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  11. Cards' Super Bowl fate rests in secondary

    Josh Weinfuss

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Sometimes numbers lie. Sometimes they only tell part of a story. When Sunday's game at University of Phoenix Stadium kicked off, the numbers suggested the Arizona Cardinals' secondary wouldn't be able to stop Detroit Lions recei...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  12. A by the numbers look at Golden Tate's massive season

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate grabs the ball anywhere on the field and once that happens, that's when his real skills begin. Sure, the former Notre Dame receiver has some of the best hands in the NFL and has dropped just ...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  13. Lions Morning Roar: Defense by the numbers

    Michael Rothstein

    At the midway point of the season, we're going to take a look at the Detroit Lions' defensive numbers, which have been a major factor in the team's 6-2 start to the 2014 season. Here are Detroit's defensive rankings (courtesy of ESPN Stats & I...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  14. Starter Pack: NFC North favorites no more

    Rob Demovsky

    A roundup of what's happening on the Green Bay Packers beat. GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers' stranglehold on the NFC North could be coming to end. At least that's the way the number crunchers over at ESPN's see things. Accor...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  15. Morning Roar: Lions offense by the numbers

    Michael Rothstein

    Here at the midway point of the season for the Detroit Lions, we're going to take a quick look at the numbers that might have gotten the team to their 6-2 start. Here are the rankings on offense (provided by ESPN Stats & Information): QBR: ...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  16. Marc Trestman, Jay Cutler not getting much TV face time

    Michael C. Wright

    Why such matters are analyzed seems trivial, but nonetheless they certainly make for interesting conversation. A Wall Street Journal reporter watched two full games for every team in the NFL this season, and counted the number of times each head c...

    Blog | October 16, 2014