DSN NFL Picks: Week 13

Hope you didn’t upset too many family members over the holidays and have to hurt someone for that last turkey leg, Detroit sports nation. The Detroit Lions steamrolled a dysfunctional Philadelphia Eagles that is spiraling out of control fast. Now the Lions will welcome in the Green Bay Packers into town and play on a Thursday for the … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 12

It’s do-or-die time. For most leagues, there are one or two weeks left before the playoffs and winning is now a necessity. With another week comes more injuries and more fantasy viable players on the waiver wire. This is where leagues are won and lost. It’s the final weeks of the season and DSN is … Read more

Game Preview: Philadelphia Eagles (4-6) @ Detroit Lions (3-7)

Philadelphia Eagles @ Detroit Lions Kickoff: 12:30pm EST Where: Ford Field — Detroit, MI Weather: Game played indoors TV/Radio: Fox/WXYT-FM (97.1 The Ticket) Injury Report Detroit Lions Injury Status RB Zach Zenner Cracked ribs/collapsed lung Placed on season ending IR on 10/20. LB DeAndre Levy Hip Placed on season ending IR on 11/04. DT Andre … Read more

Calvin Johnson questionable for Thanksgiving Day game

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who sprained his ankle during a Week 8 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, is once again listed as questionable to play in Thursday’s Thanksgiving Day game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Lions fans and those who have Johnson in their fantasy lineups can sleep sound tonight because he is expected … Read more

DSN NFL Picks: Week 12

It’s Thanksgiving weekend in the NFL. That means three games to keep you occupied while trying to fight that one family member for the last turkey leg or piece of pie. The Detroit Lions have won two straight games (Huh?) and now have their annual Thanksgiving home game, this time against a reeling Philadelphia Eagles team that … Read more

Detroit Lions? Playoffs? It’s very possible

After getting dump-trucked by the Kansas City Chiefs 45-10 across the pond in London three weeks ago, team owner Martha Ford abruptly fired now former team president Tom Lewand and General Manager Martin Mayhew. Since then, the Detroit Lions have won back-to-back games for the first time since winning in weeks 15 and 16 last season. Based purely on results so far, … Read more

Matthew Stafford not thrilled by missed opportunities, calls out Eric Ebron

On Sunday afternoon, Matthew Stafford led the Detroit Lions against an Oakland Raiders team with dreams of an AFC Wild Card berth. By the time all was said and done, the Lions had beaten the Raiders 18-13 to give them their first two-game winning streak of the season. Despite the victory, the Lions offense struggled … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 7

After seven weeks, don’t be surprised if some owners decide to just give up on their team. Teams sitting at 0-7 or 1-6 are without hope and an inactive owner may soon follow. For those of you who are still alive and well, that’s good news for you because it will start to become easier … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 4

[tps_header] Week 5 of the Fantasy Football season may be the most important week of the year. If your team is sitting at 0-4 or 1-3, pretty much every game from here on out is a must win. There’s plenty of ways to improve your team. You could trade stars for depth, trade depth for … Read more

Brandon Marshall with the “Worst play in NFL history” [Video]

Earlier this week, Jets’ receiver Brandon Marshall was in the spotlight when he complained about not being considered one of the best receivers in the NFL. On Sunday, Marshall was in the spotlight for a whole new reason. The play came in the first half when Marshall caught a pass but then tried to get … Read more

Fantasy Football: 6 players you need to trade for now!

[tps_header] We are two weeks into the NFL season and fantasy football owners are already starting to panic because their top draft picks may be underperforming. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s your time to swoop in and make a trade to acquire a star player for a low price. Here are six players that you have … Read more

Tim Tebow cut by the Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles have released former Hesiman Trophy winner and University of Florida standout, Tim Tebow. Tebow was having a great preseason with 286 passing yards and two TD’s and only one INT. He also rushed for 82 yards on 14 carries scoring a TD. Eagles released QB Tim Tebow, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) … 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

NFL.com ranks every backfield in the National Football League

On Monday, Around the NFL’s Marc Sessler of NFL.com ranked all the backfields in the NFL, from 1-32. Topping the list were the Philadelphia Eagles (No. 1) and the Seattle Seahawks (No. 2). Stuck at the bottom were the two worst teams in the NFL last year, the Tennessee Titans (No. 31) and the Tampa … Read more

Lions showing interest in C.J. Spiller

The Detroit Lions have been quietly busy this off-season. Most notably, they have decided to continue their rebuilding success without the services of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who as of Sunday is reportedly going to sign with the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday when the new NFL season officially begins. They also decided to cut running back Reggie Bush after just two seasons with the team. Bush signed a 4-year deal before the 2013 season, and racked up a shade over 1,300 total yards in 25 games with Detroit over the last two seasons. Detroit cut him last month.

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