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Born and raised Michigander. Former mixed martial artist, currently attempting to figure out how to golf without embarrassing myself. Very passionate Michigan sports fan. Wolverines, Red Wings, Tigers, Pistons and Lions. Life is good as a fan of Michigan sports!

Miguel Cabrera feels ‘much better’, will not be rushed back

Before the trade deadline passed, and the Tigers decided to "reboot", Miguel Cabrera was determined to hurry back from his injury. Now, he is being advised to take his time. It is still unknown exactly how long he will be out for, or if he will...

Martin Mayhew ‘having talks’ with agents of Haloti Ngata and DeAndre Levy

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew is officially on record as saying that he is actively talking to the representation of linebacker DeAndre Levy and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata about contract extensions. https://twitter.com/ttwentyman/status/628651244618448896 https://twitter.com/ttwentyman/status/628662513098444800 Levy signed a 3 year $9.75 million contract in 2013. In the first two years of...

Newly Acquired Matt Boyd to Start for Tigers on Wednesday

Matt Boyd was one of the pieces that the Toronto Blue Jays gave up to acquire David Price. Now, Boyd is scheduled to make his first start with the Tigers. After being sent to AAA Toledo, he will be called up to Detroit to start on...

Haloti Ngata placed on Non-Football Injury list

The Detroit Lions have big plans this season for new acquisition Haloti Ngata, but those plans will be on hold at least for the next few days. Ngata was placed on the active/non-football injury list today with a strained hamstring. He will remain on the...

Lions unsure on Joique Bell’s health

Two days after placing Joique Bell, Jason Jones, and LaAdrian Waddle on the PUP list, Jim Caldwell announced that the Lions have no timetable for Bell's return. Bell was placed on the PUP list as he continues rehabbing from knee and Achilles surgeries. Bell ran for a team leading...

In order for Cespedes to stay, he must go

We've all heard the saying: "If you love something, set if free. If it comes back, its yours." Oddly enough, this describes the relationship between the Tigers and Yoenis Cespedes. Because of a clause in his contract, he will be released exactly five days after...

Profiling the Tigers: Who is most likely to be traded?

With the 4pm Friday afternoon trade deadline closely approaching, and general manager Dave Dombrowski vowing to "reboot" as opposed to "rebuild", we are likely to see some Tigers leave Comerica Park officially as members of another team. Dombrowski has made it known to teams across the league that...

Gosder Cherilus to visit Lions on Thursday

Right tackle LaAdrian Waddle has been placed on the physically unable to perform list, so the Lions are turning to a familiar face for help on the offensive line. Gosder Cherilus will be in Detroit on Thursday to work out for the team and meet with coaches. The...

Lions announce 3 players to PUP list

After a fair amount of uncertainty as to who would be put on the physically unable to perform list, we now know the answers. Joique Bell, Jason Jones, and LaAdrian Waddle have all been placed on the PUP list. Bell, who had operations on his knee and Achilles...

Nevin Lawson: ‘I think I’m 100%’

Nevin Lawson, who dislocated his foot in Week 2 against the Carolina Panthers, is apparently back to 100%. After missing the rest of the season last year and not participating in offseason workouts with the team, Lawson could still be put on the PUP (physically...

Breaking down the new faces at Lions training camp

There are plenty of new faces who will be at Lions training camp this year. Some who will make the team, some who will not. Here is an introduction to those new faces at Lions training camp who were not with the team last...

Golden Tate not settling for ‘Second Best’

Golden Tate is a very competitive person. How competitive, you ask? So competitive, that he has no problem saying that he will not take a back seat in the competition with Calvin Johnson for the role of number one receiver. "I'll go back to when I signed...

NFL Insiders on Matthew Stafford: ‘There is something missing’

If you ask ESPN's panel of NFL experts, Matthew Stafford is still a second tier quarterback. This is according to espn.com's yearly poll (ESPN insider only) taken by a panel of anonymous NFL personalities, which graded each starting QB. Among the people who were polled are eight personnel...

Tyrunn Walker adds versatility, football IQ to Lions defense

In an attempt to add versatility to the defense line, the Detroit Lions were quick to sign defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker, who had spent his first three NFL seasons with the New Orleans Saints. With all the great things that are being said about him, his...

Detroit Lions Training Camp: Position battles and predictions

  Training camp is officially upon us. This is when dreams will be destroyed. The door will be opened, and some are thanked for their hard work during the off-season. Today, we will cover all of the position battles that will take place at camp...

Detroit Lions looking for stability at nickel cornerback

It's no secret that injuries hurt the Detroit Lions last season, especially at the nickel cornerback position. Quite a few changes have been made at the position this offseason, and stability should be easier to come by this year. Bill Bentley, a third round pick in...

Breaking down the Detroit Lions rookies

As training camp approaches, the rookies on the Detroit Lions have put in their work in offseason OTA's and are now about to see what they are really made of. This is when we will see which of the rookies on the roster will either...

Detroit Lions receiver T.J. Jones knows nothing is guaranteed

Detroit Lions wide receiver T.J. Jones knows his job status might be on thin ice. After a tremendous college career at Notre Dame, he suffered an arm injury in their bowl game that season and has not yet been able to fully recover. Knowing that wide...

Calvin Johnson: Still one of the best, or on the decline?

Calvin Johnson, who is approaching the age of 30, wants nothing to do with the idea that his career is on the decline after an injury-plagued season in 2014. He posted 71 catches for 1,077 yards last season, which were the fewest he has recorded since 2009. Although...

Haloti Ngata fitting in nicely with Detroit Lions

After missing the first two weeks of OTA's, newcomer Haloti Ngata seems to be fitting in quite nicely with the Detroit Lions. Ngata is slated to be a big piece in the attempt to replace the production lost by Ndamukong Suh's departure. Before being with his...

Lots of new faces, plenty of potential on Lions’ defensive line

Just about anybody will say that the strength of the Detroit Lions last year was on the defensive line. This year, take away Ndamukong Suh (Miami Dolphins), Nick Fairley (St. Louis Rams), George Johnson (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), C.J. Mosley (Miami), and Andre Fluellen (Buffalo Bills). Add Haloti Ngata, Darryl Tapp, Tyrunn Walker, Larry Webster, Devin Taylor, and Jermelle Cudjo to...

Golden Tate: What can’t he do?

It didn't take long for Golden Tate to begin looking for ways to improve both himself and his teammates for the upcoming season. In fact, within minutes of the completion of the season, he had already begun the process. He issued a challenge to...

Lions’ OT LaAdrian Waddle progressing in rehab, might play in opener

Detroit Lions offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle, who tore his ACL in Week 15 last season, says he is ahead of schedule while rehabbing his right knee. He even went so far as to say that he might be able to play in the season opener...

Lions’ Tahir Whitehead thrilled with new role, still working to improve against run

It was the fourth and final preseason game last year when Detroit Lions fans got a bit of a taste of what Tahir Whitehead can do in the defensive aspect of the game. When he posted 10 solo tackles, and 3 sacks, the idea of...

Lions to host RB Ben Tate, WR’s Robert Meachem, Brad Smith on Tuesday

With Joique Bell's recovery from offseason Achilles and knee surgeries up in the air, the Detroit Lions have announced they will be hosting running back Ben Tate on Tuesday. Once a promising running back prospect, Tate was drafted in the second round by the...

Van Noy looking to turn heads in second season, calls rookie year ‘frustrating’

With his second NFL season right around the corner, former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy is excited for the opportunity of having a fresh start.In a rookie campaign that was cut in half because of a sports hernia, Van Noy was really never able...

Eric Ebron working to improve upon sub-par rookie season

In Eric Ebron’s own opinion, his rookie season can be summed up in one word: humbling. After being taken 10th overall in the 2014 draft, the bar was set very high for Ebron, and he didn’t come close to matching the expectation that was...

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