Lions 3rd-round pick CB Alex Carter misses first day of camp

Cornerback Alex Carter (3rd round, 2015 draft) missed the first practice of Detroit Lions camp on Tuesday. Apparently the rookie rolled an ankle last week, but it is not thought to be serious. Carter, drafted 80th overall, is expected to get plenty of playing time in the Lions defense this year as a tall physical, outside … Read more

WATCH: Barry Sanders Highlights – Detroit Lions

In my humble opinion, Sanders is the greatest running back ever to step foot on a football field. The moves he made on a regular basis were poetic to watch. He could make defenders miss like no other running back ever.

Man, what I would give to watch the great Barry Sanders play just one more game. Here is a video from the NFL titled, “Barry Sanders Career Highlight.” I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Top 5 Detroit Lions’ Wide Receivers of All Time

From 2003-2007, the Detroit Lions drafted four receivers in the first round. To the dismay of countless fans, nearly all of those picks turned to be busts, aside from Calvin Johnson, who went on to be one of the greatest wide receivers in Lions’ history. Despite the recent busts the Lions have dealt with, over the team’s history, … Read more

The Detroit Lions: Cubs learning to roar

The Detroit Lions have long been known as the franchise that comes up just short. Sure, they had a great run in the 90’s with the likes of Barry Sanders, Herman Moore, and Chris Spielman, but at the end of the day they simply could not win when they needed to the most.

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Flashback: Barry Sanders’ Epic Run Caps Playoff Victory Over Cowboys

When the Lions take on the Cowboys this Sunday (4:40 p.m., Fox), they will be attempting to win their first playoff game in nearly 23 years to the day. Against whom did the Lions happen to defeat that season to earn a berth in the NFL title game? None other than the Dallas Cowboys. Coincidence? Probably. The ’91 … Read more

Video: Barry Sanders Highlights

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]his Thanksgiving week, we here at DSN will be celebrating the Detroit Lions all week. Yes, I know they are coming off of 2 losses, but we are Lions fans, and this is tradition. We bleed blue and silver, through good, and bad and oh how we have endured bad. Thanksgiving is our week. No matter … Read more