Detroit Lions playoff hopes take serious hit with loss to Raiders

The Detroit Lions entered Sunday afternoon’s game against the Oakland Raiders with a 3-3-1 record and in desperate need of a win in order to have a realistic shot at the playoffs. And as they’ve done so many times before, they weren’t able to come through when it mattered most. The Raiders broke up a … Read more

Matthew Stafford: “No timetable” on new contract extension

NFL: Detroit Lions at New York Giants

Detroit Lions fans who were hoping to have quarterback Matthew Stafford signed to a new deal by the start of this year’s training camp will have to continue to wait. Stafford took to the podium to talk to reporters in Allen Park during the first day of Lions training camp. When asked about his contract … Read more

Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks to Build a Franchise Around

Most would agree that quarterback is hands down the most important position on a football team. A quarterback can make a bigger impact on a game than any other position on the football field and NFL franchises will do just about anything to get their hands on the next great signal-caller. We thought we would … Read more

Fantasy football: Start ’em and sit ’em for Week 1

Week 1 is finally upon us as the Panthers and Broncos kick off the season with a Super Bowl 50 rematch on Thursday night. The fantasy season also begins as season long and daily fantasy players a like are looking for the best bargains and under the radar players to insert in their lineups. Here … 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

Top 10 ‘Can’t Miss’ games on the 2016 NFL schedule

The 2016 NFL schedule has been released for a bit now and looking at it, there are an abundance of great match-ups. From old rivalries to Super Bowl rematches, here is a list of the top NFL games you should circle on your calendar in 2016. Super Bowl 50 rematch to open the season Week 1: Carolina … Read more

Game Preview: Oakland Raiders (4-5) @ Detroit Lions (2-7)

Oakland Raiders @ Detroit Lions Kickoff: 1:00 pm  EST Where: Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan Weather Forecast: Indoor Stadium TV: CBS      Announcers: Andrew Catalon, Steve Tasker, Steve Beuerlein Radio: 97.1 FM        Announcers: Dan Miller, Rob Rubick Line: Oakland by 1.5 Injury Report Detroit Lions Injury Status RB Zach Zenner Cracked ribs/collapsed lung Placed on season … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 9

It’s getting later and later into the fantasy season, and it’s at the point where many of the names on the waiver wire are guys who have been on rosters at some point but have since been dropped. Some of these players were dropped because they can’t be relied upon on a week to week … Read more