Nate Burleson’s biggest NFL regret may have cost Detroit Lions a division title

In a recent piece published on, some of their analysts who also played in the league revealed their biggest regrets and former Detroit Lions WR Nate Burelson‘s is funny and not funny at the same time. Here is what Burleson had to say about his biggest regret from his playing days. My biggest regret? … Read more

The Lions, the refs, the haters, and our mental health

This past Monday, my 30th birthday and the day the Detroit Lions were stripped of a deserved win against the Green Bay Packers on a national stage, a critical behavioral health study was released by the University of Houston. The study, led by professor of clinical psychology, Matthew Gallagher, found that the emotion known as … Read more

How the NFC North will play out – Every game predicted

When the Detroit Lions 2019 schedule was revealed, many believed that after five weeks they would be on the outside looking in when it comes to the NFL Playoff picture. After all, three of their first four games were against playoff teams from a season ago. As we know, the Lions have managed to navigate … Read more

Football Outsiders: Detroit Lions playoff chances drop following Sunday’s games

Prior to the start of the 2019 NFL season, not many believed the Detroit Lions would have a winning record after their first four games of the season. After all, three of those games were against playoff teams from a year ago and the other was a trip to the desert, there they generally do … Read more

5 players who must rise in 2019 for the Detroit Lions to win the NFC North

[tps_header] It’s pretty much safe to say that the national consensus outside the great state of Michigan is that the Detroit Lions will be the bottom feeder of the NFC North in the upcoming 2019-20 NFL season. However, the constant underestimation of the Motor City franchise is not new – and every year there are … Read more

EDITORIAL: State of the Division – Quick look at the NFC North “Black and Blue” Division

Nation, let’s take a look at where the NFC North is today. Lions, Packers, Bears, and Vikings. OH MY. You can make a VERY strong case to say that the NFC North is the strongest division in the NFL right now. Only the NFC North and NFC South have no teams with less than three … Read more

NFL Strength of Schedule Appears to be Beneficial for Detroit

The Detroit Lions hot start to the season created a lot of playoff buzz around the motor city. Climbing as high as number 2 in the NFL power rankings, the Lions seemed closer to a super bowl contender than a fringe playoff contender. Their 3-1 record, with the one loss* to defending NFC champion Atlanta had … Read more

DSN’s 2017 Detroit Lions final record predictions

Welcome to our yearly tradition of making predictions for the Detroit Lions regular season. You know why you’re here so I won’t keep you waiting with an intro you’re going to skip. On to the predictions! Detroit Lions 2017 Season as told by DSN Paul Rochon – Media Analyst 8-8 I’ve crunched the numbers and they’re … Read more

LOOK: Chesterfield store mistakenly sells Lions “2016 NFC North Division champs” shirts

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts

And in the latest edition of “C’mon man!” in sports, one local department store dropped the ball by some apparel that recently hit their shelves. A T.J. Maxx department store in Chesterfield Township was caught red-handed (credit to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press) selling shirts that labeled the Detroit Lions as the champions … Read more

JUST IN: Detroit Lions playoff opponent/game time announced

The Detroit Lions came up short against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers tonight. With the NFC North championship back in Wisconsin, Detroit will travel to Seattle to face the Seahawks to start the playoffs. Kickoff will be 8:20 PM ET and will be televised on NBC. Per FOX, winner will host Giants on Sunday at 4:15. Loser is in … Read more

The time has come to put an end to “Same Old Lions”

Being a die-hard Detroit Lions fan is full of anger, disappointment, and pain. Year after year, high expectations are shattered and the team often finds a way to reach new lows. Lions fans have experienced the only 0-16 season in NFL history and have not witnessed a playoff win since 1992. We have seen the … Read more

2016 DSN NFL Picks, Week 15

We have just three weeks remaining in our NFL Picks for 2016. It appears to be now a four-person race, with just eight wins separating first-place Don Drysdale and fourth-place Logan Lamorandier. But it was yours truly checking in with ten victories, one better than both the aforementioned Drysdale and Lamorandier for best mark last … Read more