Former Detroit Lions 1st Round pick arrested in Alabama

According to reports, former Detroit Lions defensive lineman Nick Fairley has been arrested in Alabama and charged with menacing. Embed from Getty Images From Nola.com: Former NFL defensive tackle Nick Fairley was booked into Mobile County Metro Jail on Friday afternoon after being charged with two counts of menacing. According to the Mobile County Sheriff’s … Read more

Replacing Teryl Austin will be no easy feat for Detroit

In just two short years Lions Defensive-Coordinator Teryl Austin has completely changed the culture surrounding Detroit’s defense. Before Austin arrived in the Motor City, the Lions had finished 15th or below in total defense 13 years in a row. In 2014, Detroit finished 3rd in points allowed and 2nd in yards allowed. While the Lions’ … Read more

What woulda, coulda, shoulda been in the 2014 NFL Draft

Forever will Eric Ebron‘s career be juxtaposed to that of Aaron Donald‘s. This week’s game against the St. Louis Rams will be the first time the two have ever faced off in the professional setting. In the 2014 NFL draft, the Detroit Lions sat at the 10th overall pick with plenty of talent left on … Read more

5 College players to watch as potential Lions’ draft picks

If the NFL season ended today, the Detroit Lions would have the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft. There’s still a lot of season to play, but it seems inevitable that the Lions will be one of the top teams picking when next year’s draft rolls around. With the college football season already being … Read more

DeAndre Levy opens up on hip injury: ‘Nearing return’

After four weeks of questions regarding linebacker DeAndre Levy‘s hip injury, he has finally released some details on the injury that has kept him out since Lions pre-season game against the Washington Redskins. After the Lions 26-16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon, Levy told reporters that he injured his hip during the first padded practice … Read more

Top 5 defenses in the NFL heading into the 2015 season

[tps_header] In losing Ndamukong Suh, the Detroit Lions lost the most dominant defensive player in the NFL sans J.J. Watt. With a loss like that, one might think that the drop off in terms of team defense would be drastic, but that’s not necessarily the case. The Lions may not match the No. 2 overall … Read more

Stephen Tulloch: Why injury was a blessing in disguise for Lions

With Ndamukong Suh now gone, Stephen Tulloch is undoubtedly the leader of the Detroit Lions’ defense. The 9-year veteran took on a more vocal, off the field role in 2014 after his season-ending injury in Week 3 and has continued in that role throughout off-season workouts. While back on the field part time, Tulloch is … Read more

Detroit Lions Training Camp: Position battles and predictions

  [tps_header] Training camp is officially upon us. This is when dreams will be destroyed. The door will be opened, and some are thanked for their hard work during the off-season. Today, we will cover all of the position battles that will take place at camp for the Detroit Lions. To make things a bit … Read more

Despite losses, Lions’ defensive line remains confident

For most teams, losing Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley would be back-breaking for their defense. For the Detroit Lions, it’ll be an opportunity for those who were in the shadows last year to show what they can do. Aside from the defensive line, the Lions return all nine of their starters on defense. The leadership of … Read more

Lots of new faces, plenty of potential on Lions’ defensive line

Just about anybody will say that the strength of the Detroit Lions last year was on the defensive line. This year, take away Ndamukong Suh (Miami Dolphins), Nick Fairley (St. Louis Rams), George Johnson (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), C.J. Mosley (Miami), and Andre Fluellen (Buffalo Bills). Add Haloti Ngata, Darryl Tapp, Tyrunn Walker, Larry Webster, Devin Taylor, and Jermelle Cudjo to the mix. What do you have? That is the question most … Read more

Rashean Mathis confident the Lions defense will continue its dominance

When Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley left the Lions this offseason, many experts and fans alike immediately assumed the defense would drop off from where it was last season. Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis has a different view and gave his thoughts on a potential drop off. “Well, hopefully, none,” Mathis said. “That’s what the … Read more

Breakdown of what a Detroit Lions 3-4 defense could look like

The Detroit Lions reported loss of Ndamukong Suh to the Miami Dolphins sent shock waves throughout Detroit and the nation this past Sunday.

Those same shock waves could soon cause an imploding of the Lions defensive strategy.

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