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Friday, April 10, 2020

Julius Porter

The Lions, the refs, the haters, and our mental health

This past Monday, my 30th birthday and the day the Detroit Lions were stripped of a deserved win against the Green Bay Packers on a national stage, a critical behavioral health study was released by the University of Houston....

Detroit Lions: It is time

I can't recall a time in recent memory when Detroit Lions fans were this pent up - positively. Our blood is rushing at lightspeed and our angst for the Monday Night Football game tonight against the Green Bay Packers can...

The two offensive and two defensive players who are the X-factors to Detroit Lions success

On paper, this is the most talented (and possibly most well put together) Detroit Lions team in an entire generation. While the worries about depth and scheme still linger deep into August, there's little resistance from fans and league analysts...

The Detroit Lions will be the team the NFL, and the rest of America, won’t see coming

Being a lifelong fan of the Detroit Lions is so hard - it sometimes fringes on the barriers of mental illness. The immense anxiety of all those late-game nailbiters the team has just loved to find themselves in over the...

EA Sports rated these five Detroit Lions players way too low in Madden 20

On August 2nd, 2019, EA Sports released their 37th installment of the Madden Football franchise with Madden NFL 20. Many hardcore sports fans make the transition to being hardcore sports gaming fans at some point in their lifetimes and...

5 players who must rise in 2019 for the Detroit Lions to win the NFC North

It's pretty much safe to say that the national consensus outside the great state of Michigan is that the Detroit Lions will be the bottom feeder of the NFC North in the upcoming 2019-20 NFL season. However, the constant underestimation...

How every Detroit Lions fan truly feels about the Vikings success

The Minnesota Vikings stunned the sports world last weekend when they scored the first ever playoff regulation walk-off touchdown to beat the New Orleans Saints and are one game away from becoming the first team to ever host a...

5 biggest NFL draft steals in Lions history

In terms of the Detroit Lions, the franchise has had an up and down history of selecting fresh talent in the draft. They have drafted legends among the greats but has often had trouble finding "steals" in later rounds....

The Pistons are quitting on Stan Van Gundy

We can all remember the days when Detroit sports fans were proudly proclaiming Detroit Pistons head coach/team president Stan Van Gundy as far and away the best coach the town had to offer on the professional sports level. In the...

How to solve the Detroit Lions offensive line dilemma

If there is one position group that has been historically plagued by underperformance and spoiled potential it's definitely (with the defensive backs a close second) the Detroit Lions offensive line. This has been the case for as long as I've...

About Me

Julius was born and raised on the east side of Detroit. He discovered his love for sports writing while attending his alma mater Warren Fitzgerald High School. He served honorably for eight years in the United States Army. Follow Julius on Twitter @TheFifthTop
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