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Don Drysdale

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I have been a die-hard Detroit sports fan for my entire life, especially the Tigers and Lions. Currently a father, husband, high school teacher, and sports fan.

NFL Power Rankings: You will not believe where the Detroit Lions are slotted

Last week, after beating the New York Giants on Monday Night Football, some publications actually dropped the Detroit Lions down a notch in their power rankings. Now, a week later, after a controversial loss to the Atlanta Falcons, the Lions are starting to get some love....

BREAKING: Detroit Lions sign offensive lineman, place G Joe Dahl on RI

Last night, we reported that the Detroit Lions would likely be signing an offensive lineman on Tuesday. Well, they made that official this morning by announcing that they have signed guard Tim Lelito out of Grand Valley State University. In a corresponding move, they placed...

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers making final push, only trail by 1/2 game

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers
If you happen to be a die-hard fan of the Detroit Tigers, the 2017 season has been a very difficult one to watch. Yet, with just six games remaining in the regular season, they have put themselves in position to accomplish a feat not many...

LOOK: Golden Tate subtly trolls NFL after Cowboys touchdown is allowed

On Sunday, with just seconds remaining in the game, Golden Tate caught a pass from Matthew Stafford and dove into the end zone to give the Detroit Lions a 32-20 lead over the Atlanta Falcons. Until he didn't. The play was reviewed and the touchdown was...

Detroit Lions Golden Tate takes to Twitter: ’24 hours have gone by…’

NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars at Detroit Lions
The final seconds of Sunday's game brought on a roller coaster of emotions for both the Detroit Lions and the Atlanta Falcons. With the clock running down towards zero, Matthew Stafford connected with Golden Tate on what was called the go-ahead touchdown. But then, after...

REPORT: Detroit Lions to sign local offensive lineman on Tuesday

NFL: Combine
With starting center Travis Swanson and guard Joe Dahl both missing this past Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons, it comes as no surprise that the Detroit Lions will reportedly sign an offensive lineman to help out with their lack of depth. According to a...

LOOK: Detroit Tigers’ rookies dress up as Santa, Rudolph, and Elf

Let's face it, this has not been a fun season for the Detroit Tigers. After many believed they could push the Cleveland Indians in the American League Central, the Tigers instead fell flat on their faces. At 62-94, they are dead-last in the AL...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions sign free agent offensive tackle

As the Detroit Lions begin preparations for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, they have announced they have signed an offensive lineman. On Monday, the Lions announced they have signed offensive tackle, Dan Skipper to the practice squad. In a corresponding move, they waived offensive...

LOOK: Michigan vs. Michigan State point spread revealed

On October 7th, Mark Dantonio and the Michigan State Spartans will invade "The Big House" with the hopes handing Michigan their first loss of the season. If they want to accomplish that goal the Spartans will have to pull off quite the upset, at least...

WATCH: Lions fans at Ford Field react to controversial call vs. Falcons

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
Sunday almost turned out perfectly for the Detroit Lions and their fans. They almost scored what likely would have been the game-winning touchdown and they almost defeated the Atlanta Falcons to remain undefeated on the season. But, it was not meant to be, thanks to incompetent officiating. As you...

How the final play of the Lions controversial loss to Atlanta should have been called

When Matthew Stafford connected with Golden Tate for a touchdown late in Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons, it gave the Detroit Lions a 32-30 lead with just 8 seconds left. Until it didn't. Unfortunately, for the Lions and their fans, the play was reviewed and...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions vs. Everybody video will make you want to kick something

NFL: Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints
It happened again! On Sunday, the Detroit Lions did not play their best game of the season, yet as the clock was running out, they had a golden opportunity to steal a victory. And that's exactly what they did as Matthew Stafford found Golden Tate for...

LOOK: Detroit Lions tweet not-so-cryptic message following screw-job

It did not take too long for those watching the game between the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon to realize it would not be an easy game for the team wearing the Honolulu blue and silver. The Falcons jumped out to a...

8 Detroit Lions kneel during singing of national anthem

NFL: Washington Redskins at Detroit Lions
On Sunday, the undefeated Detroit Lions took the field against the undefeated Atlanta Falcons in what was arguably the most intriguing matchup of Week 3. But it was what took place before the game that is getting a ton of attention. During the singing of the...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions release statement following President Trump’s comments

On Friday night, during a speech in Alabama, President Donald Trump caught everyone's attention when he gave his opinion on players who choose to take a knee or sit during the national anthem. “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our...

LOOK: Golden Tate tweets out special request to Detroit Lions fans

NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars at Detroit Lions
On Sunday afternoon, the undefeated Detroit Lions will face their biggest test yet when they welcome the undefeated Atlanta Falcons to Ford Field. There is no question about it that the Lions defense will have their work cut out for them as they square off...

Dear Jim Harbaugh: YOU know what to do

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State
Dear Coach Harbaugh, Heading into the 2017 season, not many of the so-called "experts" were giving your football team much of a chance to win the Big Ten. That certainly did not come as a surprise because of all of the new starters on both...

LOOK: Brad Ausmus feeds us a bunch of B.S. one last time…we hope

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers
Prior to the 2014 season, when the Detroit Tigers announced they were hiring Brad Ausmus to succeed Jim Leyland as their manager, I shook my head in disgust. My disgust had nothing to do with whether or not I believed Ausmus could become a...

MUST SEE: Rich Eisen goes on monumental rant, demands respect for Detroit Lions

Let's face it, heading into the Detroit Lions matchup against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football, most of the "so-called" experts thought the Lions would fall on their face like they have so many times before. But that did not happen. Instead, the...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions announce roster moves prior to matchup vs. Falcons

On Sunday, the undefeated Detroit Lions will take on the undefeated Atlanta Falcons at what is sure to be an extremely loud Ford Field. This morning, the Lions announced a couple of roster moves as they have signed defensive end Alex Barrett to the practice...

How Lions QB Matthew Stafford and S Glover Quin have made each other better

Though head coach Jim Caldwell likes to rotate his captains each week of the season, there is little doubt that Matthew Stafford and Glover Quin are the leaders of the Detroit Lions. So far, the Lions are off to a great start, defending their home...

Don’t look now! Matthew Stafford odds on favorite to win NFL MVP award

NFL: Detroit Lions at New York Giants
Just prior to the start of the 2017 regular season, it was announced that the Detroit Lions had decided to make Matthew Stafford the highest paid player in NFL history. Stafford's first test as the highest paid player would come in Week 1 against the Arizona...

Football Outsiders lists Detroit Lions as NFC favorite to go to Super Bowl

We may only be heading into Week 3 of the 2017 NFL season but the Detroit Lions hype train is already starting to gain some major traction. One site that really likes the Lions chances for the remainder of the season is Football Outsiders. With all...

Detroit Lions Week 3 Game Plan: How to defeat the Atlanta Falcons

After dismantling the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday Night Football, the Detroit Lions are 2-0 and in sole possession of first place in the NFC North. But are they for real? Heading into the 2017 regular season, each of the Lions first two opponents (Arizona Cardinals...

Has Jim Caldwell already signed extension with Detroit Lions?

Detroit Lions at Houston Texans
Since taking over as head coach of the Detroit Lions prior to the start of the 2014 campaign, Jim Caldwell has compiled a record of 29-21 in the regular season and has led the team to a playoff berth in two of three seasons. As...

WATCH: Lions players sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Martha Ford following MNF win

On Monday night, the Detroit Lions handled their business on the road against the New York Giants. The team had big plays in all three phases of the game and it certainly was the definition of a "team victory." Following the big win to move...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions MNF highlights set to music will make your day

I have to admit, when doing my game-by-game predictions before the season and saw that the Detroit Lions had to travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Giants, it took me about two seconds to pencil it in as a loss. But the...

Holy Bleep! Matt Prater bounces in 56-yard field goal to give Lions 17-7 lead

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks
So far so good! The Detroit Lions have controlled the first half of their Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants as Matthew Stafford has tossed a couple of touchdowns, one to Eric Ebron and one to Marvin Jones. But one of the best moments...

Michigan’s leading receiver could miss rest of season

If you are a fan of the Michigan Wolverines, one of the bright spots so far this season has been a true freshman receiver. So far, through three games, Tarik Black leads the Wolverines in both catches (11) and yards (149). His one touchdown grab also...

5 Bold predictions for Detroit Lions MNF matchup vs. New York Giants

NFL: Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints
Are you ready for some football? This week on Monday Night Football, our Detroit Lions (1-0) will invade MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Giants (1-0) in a game that could prove to be very important when all is said and done. If the...

Not Guilty! Detroit Tigers not disciplined for hitting umpire with pitch

On Friday morning, news broke that the Detroit Tigers were being investigated for an incident which resulted in home plate umpire Quinn Wolcott being hit in the chest by a Buck Farmer fastball. The Tigers denied there was any intention whatsoever to purposely hit...

Jim Leyland reflects on time with Tigers; reveals when he was first sold on Justin Verlander

In 22 years of managing Major League Baseball teams, former Detroit Tigers skipper Jim Leyland certainly saw some amazing talent up close and personal. Most of that talent took some time to develop in the minor league system but every now and then, there was...

Detroit Lions Notebook: Team signs DT, works out QB

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
It's been a busy week for Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn as the team continues to prepare for their upcoming matchup against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football. After signing offensive tackle Storm Norton to the practice squad and releasing seventh-round draft...

REPORT: Detroit Pistons 2017-2018 alternate jersey leaked [PHOTO]

NBA: Orlando Magic at Detroit Pistons
When the Detroit Pistons open up their 2017-2018 campaign, it will be the beginning of a new era. Not only will they be playing their home games at the brand new Little Caesars Arena but they will be doing so in some brand spanking...

LOOK: Detroit Lions release 2017 draft pick, sign offensive tackle

Last Sunday, the Detroit Lions came from behind to beat the Arizona Cardinals 35-23 in front of an extremely loud crowd at Ford Field. Now, in Week 2 of the 2017 regular season, the Lions will have to hit the road to take on...

MUST SEE: Miguel Cabrera and Indians fans trash talk each other during game

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays
On Wednesday, the Detroit Tigers squared off against the Cleveland Indians and the fireworks were certainly flying. Before all was said and done, both James McCann and Brad Ausmus were thrown out of the game following some questionable ball/strike calls. But that was just part...

You Make the Call: Did Detroit Tigers C John Hicks intentionally let pitch hit umpire?

On Wednesday, during the Detroit Tigers match up against the Cleveland Indians, tempers flared following some questionable ball/strike calls by home plate umpire Quinn Walcott. Particularly calls that went against the Tigers. Catcher James McCann was ejected for arguing balls and strikes after Indians right...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions ‘utility man’ named NFC Player of the Week

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions defeated the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1 of the NFL Season. Though there were a number of players who stood out for the Lions, it was kicker Matt Prater who earned the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week award for...

LOOK: Michael Fulmer tweets message to Tigers fans following surgery

This has been a season to forget for the Detroit Tigers. Not only are they a million games out of first place (it really may be that much by now) but they traded away two of their biggest stars, Justin Verlander (Astros) and J.D....

JUST IN: Amazon Prime series to showcase 2017 Michigan football season

If you happen to think that Jim Harbaugh has been in the news WAY too much since taking over the University of Michigan football program, you may want to stop reading. On Tuesday, it was announced that Amazon Prime will be doing a series which...

WATCH: Stephen A. Smith apologizes to Detroit Lions for ignorant comment

If you have followed ESPN's Stephen A. Smith throughout his career, you know that he loves to argue just about anything and he rarely apologizes to anyone. Well, apparently Smith is turning over a new leaf following a tweet he sent out taking a shot at...

Top 10 fantasy football waiver wire additions for Week 2

Week 1 of the 2017 NFL regular season is officially in the books, which also means you now know how your fantasy football team(s) fared in the first week of action. If you secured a victory in the opening week, congrats! But if you lost,...

LOOK: Detroit Lions Taylor Decker gets into epic Twitter battle with fan

On Saturday night, Oklahoma went into Columbus, OH and destroyed Ohio State 31-16 in front of Buckeye Nation. The biggest difference in the game was Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield compared to Buckeyes QB, J.T. Barrett. Mayfield was brilliant, completing 27 of 35 passes for...

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers Michael Fulmer to have arm surgery

The 2017 season has not gone as planned for the Detroit Tigers. Not only are they completely out of the playoff picture but now they will be without their top pitcher, Michael Fulmer for the remainder of the season. According to reports, Fulmer will have...

Updated point spreads for Michigan vs. MSU, Penn State, Ohio State revealed

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan
Heading into the 2017 season, despite being ranked in the top 15 in most publications, Michigan was expected to take a step back due to the loss of a plethora of starters from both the offense and the defense. But since the Wolverines absolutely dominated the...

LOOK: Detroit Lions vs. New York Giants point spread revealed

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions started out slow but turned the heat on when they needed to as they defeated the Arizona Cardinals 35-23 to move to 1-0 on the season. The Lions next test will be a big one as they hit the road...

GOTCHA! Detroit Lions destroy ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith with tweet

NFL: Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints
Two weeks ago, the Detroit Lions made Matthew Stafford the highest paid player in NFL history when the two sides agreed to a $135 million deal. As soon as the news broke, the "so-called" experts around the nation started spewing their opinions. Some agreed with...

Matthew Stafford lures in haters, proceeds to shut them up with 4 TD passes

Roughly two weeks ago, news broke that Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions had agreed to a $135 million deal, making him the highest paid player in NFL history. Despite being late at night, news of the deal spread quickly on social media and it...

MUST SEE: Lions Kenny Golladay hauls in first career TD

With the Detroit Lions trailing the Arizona Cardinals 17-15 in the fourth quarter, Matthew Stafford showed supreme confidence by calling rookie Kenny Golladay's number and then hitting him for a 10-yard touchdown pass. Check it out. https://twitter.com/DetLionBlood/status/906969272324423680 The touchdown grab gave the Lions the 21-17 lead.

OUCH! Matt Prater’s 58-yard field goal drills cameraman [Video]

Watching the Detroit Lions play in the first half of Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals was painful to watch. But the pain we felt watching the Lions may not have been quite as bad as the pain the cameraman felt as Matt Prater's...

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