Kicker Fails, Offense Struggles, Defense Fights in Lions Loss

There are two words that encompass everything about the Detroit Lions’ 14-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills yesterday. Missed. Opportunities. In some ways, it’s ironic that these are the terms that describe the team that shut down an opponent similar to Buffalo just a week ago. The reality is that the Lions took advantage of … Read more

Lions Offense Absent, Loses to Bills 14-17

The Detroit Lions succumbed to disappointment against the  Buffalo Bills today, losing 14-17 in the final seconds of the game. The Lions hardly  looked  functional on special teams and struggled to create plays on offense. However -and once again- the Lions gained an early advantage against the Bills  with suffocating defense and benefited from two early touchdowns off a nine yard snag … Read more

Lions Offense Reemerges to Scar Jets

A week after disassembling Aaron Rodgers and company, the Detroit Lions played their most complete game en route to a 24-17 lock down of the New York Jets. The numbers were far from earth shattering on either side of the ball for the Lions, but for the first time since their drubbing of the Giants … Read more

Lions Offense Finishes Jets Defense, 24-17

  The Detroit Lions defeated the New York Jets today 24-17 in a Week 4 matchup that lived up to something different from what a lot of people would’ve expected. While many anticipated both defenses to be on strong display all afternoon, the Lions offense gradually outpaced the Jets’ defense by the end. On the first drive, the … Read more

Analysis: Lions Pound Pack (on Defense)

The Detroit Lions surprised many fans –certainly myself- with a hard fought 19-7 victory against their NFC North rival Green Bay Packers yesterday. Although the Lions played far from perfect, by most accounts they should’ve eliminated any skepticism that this year’s team is just the same old letdown Detroit roster following last week’s embarrassment to … Read more

Pregame Analysis: Detroit Lions at Carolina Panthers

The Detroit Lions enter Week 2 by paying a visit to North Carolina for their first road test of the season against the Panthers. For Detroit –a team that is a week removed from a strong 35-14 victory over the Giants- a road competition against a playoff team poses a challenge that they have struggled … Read more

Tigers Roundup: Soria Returns, Morris in the Booth, Iglesias Update

For the first time in about a month, the Tigers are in 1st place atop the Central Division standings. In order to have sole possession of 1st, they’ll need to complete the sweep of the Kansas City Royals, a task that gets underway at 7pm tonight at Comerica Park. Rick Porcello is just 3-5 since … Read more

Win for Lions is Huge Step Forward

Granted it was just a game. Granted it was against the Giants. Granted it’s still an early season. The Detroit Lions showed nothing short of dominance against the New York Giants last night, and while our sample size for the 2014 Lions remains small, what last night showed was that the Lions really do have … Read more

Lions at Raiders Preseason Preview: 5 Things to Watch For in Game 2

It’s week 2 in preseason play, and the Detroit Lions are off to Oakland to take on the Raiders in this week’s Friday night match-up. Detroit will be looking to noticeably improve from last week’s performance against the Browns, especially on the defensive side of the ball. The coaches will be expecting the offense to … Read more

Top 5 Catches by Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson

Calvin “#megatron” Johnson. Arguably the most talented Detroit Lions wide receiver of all time, and currently best in the NFL. Sure, there are a few guys close, but they are still no where near the game-changing talent that is #megatron/a>. Not many of Megatron’s #catches go unnoticed, but a few will definitely be remembered as … Read more

Calvin Johnson and Jim Schwartz News and Notes

Aside from the known injury to Calvin Johnson’s knee, apparently he is suffering from an ankle injury as well, and has been for the past couple weeks. Well, that would explain why his production numbers have been slashed by nearly fifty percent. Jim Schwartz was asked about the multiple injuries and the severity of those … Read more