Lions open with 33-1 odds of winning Super Bowl LI in 2017

The odds of winning Super Bowl LI in 2017 are out already, and according to Bovada.lv, the Lions are in the top half of teams in the NFL. Listed as 33-1, the Lions rank as the 16th most likely team to win the Super Bowl next season, sharing those odds with the Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, New Orleans … Read more

10 most disappointing NFL teams of 2015

  [tps_header]With three weeks to go in the NFL regular season, there have been a number of surprises. Some good (Carolina Panthers undefeated run, for example), and some not so good (three teams already with double-digit losses). Here’s a look at some of the individual teams that have been the most disappointing to this point … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 14

Every league is now in the Fantasy Football playoffs, and the waiver wire is still alive. With Mark Ingram and Thomas Rawls both going down over the past week, there are once again starting running backs available for pickup. DSN is here to let you know who to add and who to drop as you … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 13

It’s that time of year. Fantasy Football playoffs have begun and, at this point in the season, most rosters are pretty much set. Yet, there are still certain players out there on the waiver wire who could benefit your team. Whether you plan on using them as a spot starter for a week, or whether … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 11

Bye weeks are officially over. At this point, many teams are probably giving up, which means that it should be easier pickings on the waiver wire. With the likes of Charcandrick West, Devonta Freeman and Justin Forsett all going down to injury, there are plenty of players out there that are viable options on the … Read more

The next Detroit Lions general manager and head coach is the same person

When Martha Ford announced on Thursday that both team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew had been fired, many Detroit Lions fans breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, the last couple of pieces from the Matt Millen era are gone and it is time to move on. That being said, the Ford’s may … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 8

Week 8 was one of the worst weeks of the season so far. We saw multiple big names go down, including Le’Veon Bell and Matt Forte. The waiver wire is chock full of options that can help those rosters that have been riddled by injuries. Whether its backups finally getting their touches, or breakout candidates … Read more

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. Mayhew said he's currently having talks with Levy's agent about a new deal and will continue to do so. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) August 4, 2015 … Read more

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 active roster, and can be taken off the NFI list at … Read more

Detroit Lions DT Haloti Ngata is not feeling the pressure

Aside from Houston Texans DL J.J. Watt, former Detroit Lions DL Ndamukong Suh was arguably the best defensive player in football. When Suh left to sign with the Miami Dolphins this past offseason, there was immediately a huge hole on the defensive line and questions about who would fill that hole were everywhere. Then, the Lions traded … Read more

Former Lions OL Damion Cook, 36, dies from heart attack

It is with a heavy heart that we report that passing of retired NFL player, Damion Cook. Cook, 36, suffered an apparent heart attack on Friday which thought to be the cause of his death. Cook went undrafted after his college career with Bethune-Cookman and originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens before playing for multiple other … Read more

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 the mix. What do you have? That is the question most … Read more

Peter King releases his offseason NFL power rankings

The 2015 NFL season is still about three months away, but that’s not stopping the “so-called experts” from releasing their power rankings. Jumping on the wagon is NFL guru Peter King, who ranks all 32 teams.  According to King’s rankings, the Detroit Lions are the 17th ranked team in the NFL heading into the 2015 … Read more

Haloti Ngata: Learning the Lions’ defense is “definitely difficult”

Imagine doing something at your job for nine years and doing it so well that you actually won awards for your work. Now imagine being pulled away from that job and being asked to change the way you do things. This is the situation veteran defensive tackle Haloti Ngata is being put in with the Detroit Lions. … Read more