3 Free agent quarterbacks the Detroit Lions should consider

During the 2018 offseason, the thought by many was that Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn would upgrade the team’s backup quarterback position, just in case Matthew Stafford would go down with an injury. Embed from Getty Images Well, Quinn decided that signing a solid backup was not a priority and when Stafford broke his back, … Read more

Detroit Free Press editorial: Trade Matthew Stafford to AFC

Detroit Free Press Lions writer Carlos Monarrez decided to stir the pot a bit by suggesting a radical move that would remake the face of both the Lions and the Denver Broncos. Embed from Getty Images The swap of Matthew Stafford for Von Miller and Case Keenum would not only send shockwaves through the city … Read more

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 Super Bowl. And as a Detroit Lions’ fan, it makes me absolutely sick to the bitter … Read more

Darius Slay: Saints safety was paid off to miss crucial tackle

There really isn’t a more appropriate adjective to describe the final play of Sunday’s NFC Divisional playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings other than miraculous. Vikings quarterback Case Keenum found Stefon Diggs who managed to stay in bounds and ran to the end zone as time expired, sending the hometown crowd … Read more

Stubbornness? Head coach Jim Caldwell staying confident in Lions

Detroit Lions at Houston Texans

The Detroit Lions started yesterday’s game against the Vikings looking as if they already consumed their Thanksgiving feast before taking the field, starting slowly again and being unable to catch up. The Vikings took firm control of the NFC North after Case Keenum ran for a TD and threw two more at Ford Field, leading … Read more

3 Biggest takeaways from the Lions’ 30-23 loss to Vikings

If the Lions were going to have a shot at the NFC North, Thursday was a game they had to win. However, it was not to be, as Detroit fell to the visiting Minnesota Vikings 30-23. Here are the top three takeaways from the game. Embed from Getty Images SLOW START AGAIN The Lions got … Read more

LOOK: Point spread for Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings finally released

This coming Sunday, the Detroit Lions will look to rebound from their controversial loss to the Atlanta Falcons as they travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. With both the Lions and Vikings sitting at 2-1, coupled with the Green Bay Packers moving to 3-1 following their Thursday Night Football win over the Chicago … Read more

Huge injury news out of Minnesota hurts Detroit’s chances Sunday

While the Detroit Lions offered some encouraging reports about the health of Jarrad Davis, Travis Swanson, and Taylor Decker earlier today, it’s an injury update from the other land of lakes that should grab the attention of fans. Sam Bradford (knee) is out Sunday. Mike Zimmer: "He's feeling better, he's just not ready to play." — Chad … Read more

Lions offense overcomes sinking defense in 31-28 win over Rams

Jim Caldwell recently admitted that the Lions don’t really do much in the way of adjustments. It was quite clear the way Case Keenum picked them apart with little resistance. Keenum set a franchise record with 19 straight completions en route to throwing 3 touchdowns on 27-32 passing for 321 yards with one interception. Veteran … Read more

Detroit Sports Nation: 2016 NFL Quarterback Power Rankings

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. To have success in the NFL on the offensive side of the football, … Read more

Rashean Mathis worries about concussions in NFL; will donate brain to research after death

Two weeks ago, the Detroit Lions placed CB Rashean Mathis on IR due to a concussion. While it’s certainly possible that Mathis could’ve been cleared to play by season’s end, both the Lions and Mathis felt it was best to shut him down so that he could focus on his health. For Mathis, now 35 … 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