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

Andrew Luck’s new contract a harbinger of things to come for Stafford

On Wednesday, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck signed a lucrative 5-year extension. In the last year of his rookie contract, his new deal is scheduled to pay out an NFL record $140-million over the next six years with $87-million guaranteed. The longtime media darling is now locked up through 2021. Here's how Andrew Luck's contract compares to other … Read more

Way-too-early top-10 fantasy football sleepers for 2016

[tps_header]With the first wave of free agency over and the NFL Draft nearing closer, let’s take a look at some players who might be flying under the radar as we prepare for fantasy football in 2016.[/tps_header] [tps_title]10. Marqise Lee, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars[/tps_title] Lee has had to deal with various injuries since being drafted by Jacksonville … Read more

Top 10 unexpected heroes in Super Bowl history

[tps_header] When thinking about the history of the Super Bowl, one can’t reminisce without thinking of names like Montana, Elway, Rice and now even Brady. But the big game has also been where lesser known players have had the biggest impact. With Super Bowl week upon us, here is my list of the top 10 unexpected … Read more

Detroit Lions 2015 End of Season Report Card 

The Detroit Lions’ 2015 season was a tough one to grade as a whole. For one half of the season, the Lions looked like the worst team in the league. The second half, they looked like the playoff team many thought they could be. Ultimately, your final record indicates what type of team you are and … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 15

For many leagues, this is championship week. It’s the most important week of the season. Whether it’s been DeAngelo Williams, Doug Baldwin, Tyler Eifert or anybody else, the waiver wire has produced some studs this year. In the final weeks, even with 45 weeks of add/drops behind us, there are still some potential studs out … Read more

NFL Insiders on Matthew Stafford: ‘There is something missing’

If you ask ESPN’s panel of NFL experts, Matthew Stafford is still a second tier quarterback. This is according to espn.com’s yearly poll (ESPN insider only) taken by a panel of anonymous NFL personalities, which graded each starting QB. Among the people who were polled are eight personnel directors, six general managers, four head coaches, five offensive coordinators, five … Read more