OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 03: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions in action against the Oakland Raiders at RingCentral Coliseum on November 03, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) Matthew Stafford is arguably the best QB in Lions history, but is he wasting his career in MoTown? Matthew Stafford’s 11-year career
Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) Matthew Stafford isn’t why the Detroit Lions don’t win playoff games. There is a reason Matthew Stafford is the most underrated quarterback in the NFL. He’s been asked to quarterback arguably the worst run franchise in the NFC for a decade plus. The former blue-chip prospect
Chase Daniel, Chicago Bears. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images) Chase Daniel’s ability to cash in for holding a clipboard is an art form. Chase Daniel has perfected the art of getting paid to play very little. Daniel may be one of the most celebrated quarterbacks in the history of the Missouri Tigers, but he’s averaged
Credit: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images Kenny Golladay took another step last year, and he was literally the best contested-catch receiver in the NFL. After catching 70 passes and topping 1,000 yards for the first time in his career in 2018, Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay reached another level in his third season last year.
T.J. Hockenson, Detroit Lions. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) Detroit Lions fans can’t feel good about T.J. Hockenson’s injury update. It doesn’t seem that T.J. Hockenson‘s ankle is getting any better. The Detroit Lions used the No. 8 overall pick on the former Iowa Hawkeyes tight end in the 2019 NFL Draft. The idea was
Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images) There is a Matthew Stafford vs. Matt Ryan Twitter battle going on now. If you think Matthew Stafford is better than Matt Ryan, you don’t know what you’re talking about. These are two of my favorite quarterbacks in the NFL today. Stafford played at my alma
‘Long Gone Summer’ gives Cubs another chance to finally do right by Sammy Sosa by Mark Powell Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images The Detroit Lions have an incredible running back pairing in the making in Kerryon Johnson and D’Andre Swift. When the Detroit Lions drafted D’Andre Swift in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft,
Bo Scarbrough, Alabama Crimson Tide. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) Bo knows the FBI. Former Alabama Crimson Tide running back Bo Scarbrough is entering his third season in the NFL with his fourth team in the Detroit Lions. Even though he’s only 23-years-old, Scarbrough knows at some point his football career will come to an
Kerryon Johnson, Detroit Lions. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) Will the Detroit Lions finish in the top half of the NFL in rushing? The Detroit Lions used to dominate on the ground when Barry Sanders was their star running back. But since Sanders hung up the spikes prematurely after the 1998 NFL season, the Lions
TAMPA, FL – OCTOBER 2, 1994: Barry Sanders #20 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Detroit Lions in an NFL football game 24-14 on October 2, 1994 at Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Cleary/Getty Images) Which four players are the top legends when it
ATHENS, GA – NOVEMBER 9: D’Andre Swift #7 of the Georgia Bulldogs rushes during the second half of a game against the Missouri Tigers at Sanford Stadium on November 9, 2019 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) Who will be the starting running back for the Detroit Lions: D’Andre Swift or Kerryon Johnson?
DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 27: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the first quarter of the game against the New York Giants at Ford Field on October 27, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) After an injury-shortened 2019 campaign, Matthew Stafford is now the poster
Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images The Detroit Lions schedule has some winnable games for Matt Patricia’s team that looks to climb out of the NFC North basement. In his second season in the Motor City, Lions’ head coach Matt Patricia and the team was 2-0-1 in its first three contests. Then for numerous reasons, including
Detroit Lions, Matthew Stafford, #9 (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) An injury to Matthew Stafford doomed the Detroit Lions last season, but better health could make Detroit a more dangerous team in 2020. A 3-12-1 record indicates that 2019 was a bad year for the Detroit Lions, but a dive beneath the surface shows that
D’Andre Swift’s fantasy football expectations will be just as high as those from the Detroit Lions. The former Georgia star is expected to be a stud. After a great career at the University of Georgia, running back D’Andre Swift makes his way to the Motor City as the new star in the Detroit Lions’ backfield.
(Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) The Detroit Lions had the No. 3 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, so how did Matt Patricia’s team do with the draft class? Handing out draft grades for the Lions. The Detroit Lions entered the 2020 NFL Draft stocked with nine total draft picks, including the No. 3 overall
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – FEBRUARY 25: Head coach Matt Patricia of the Detroit Lions speaks to the media at the Indiana Convention Center on February 25, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) *** Local Capture *** Matt Patricia 5 breakout stars to watch for Atlanta Falcons in 2020 by John Buhler The first
Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images) The Detroit Lions hold all the cards at No. 3 in the 2020 NFL Draft. If they were to move off the pick, here are the five teams who could get them to do it. The 2020 NFL Draft will be one week from today. Though
The Detroit Lions aren’t moving on from Matthew Stafford yet, but taking his successor at No. 3 overall makes sense. With Matthew Stafford coming off an injury-hindered but impressive season, quarterback does not appear a likely direction for the Detroit Lions with the number three overall pick. Detroit has been penciled as a destination for
Jeff Okudah (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) This Detroit Lions mock that sees Matt Patricia load up on defense, beginning with the draft’s top corner with the No. 3 overall pick. Last season the Detroit Lions were the bottom-feeders in the NFC North, posting a 3-12-1 record in a division with two playoff teams and
Because of his undeniable arm talent, Matthew Stafford has always been a fantasy football darling, but will he still be a top-12 quarterback for 2020? Even though the Detroit Lions fell apart in the second half of the season, we need to remember they were without starting quarterback Matthew Stafford for half the year. Before
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images) The Detroit Lions can go a few ways with the third overall pick in the draft, but here’s why they should take Tua Tagovailoa. If there were no questions about his health, Tua Tagovailoa would probably be the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft.
Chase Young of the Ohio State Buckeyes (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) The Detroit Lions are looking to make something of a lost season by drafting incredibly high in the 2020 NFL Draft. This is where we think they’ll go with their nine draft picks. With the third-overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, there’s
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – SEPTEMBER 29: Chase Daniel #4 of the Chicago Bears looks to pass during a game against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on September 29, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Vikings 16-6. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Colin Cowherd has the Tom Brady answer Bucs fans want by Brendon
Graham Glasgow, Detroit Lions. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) 11 celebrities who are seriously reminding you to stay inside by Mia Johnson After overpaying for Halapoulivaati Vaitai, former Detroit Lions offensive lineman Graham Glasgow has agreed in principle to join the Denver Broncos. Another offseason, another former Detroit Lions offensive lineman leaves town. In fact, two
Former Detroit Lions offensive tackle Ricky Wagner signs with the Green Bay Packers on a two-year deal worth $11 million. Here is the grade and reaction. Because the Detroit Lions released their former right tackle Ricky Wagner shortly before the start of 2020 NFL free agency, he was allowed to sign with any team of
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – OCTOBER 20: Clayton Geathers #26 of the Indianapolis Colts on the field in the game against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images) Two straight last-place finishes in the NFC North means Matt Patricia’s team has work to do. Who
Even though they are expected to play it safe, the Detroit Lions shouldn’t rule out using the No. 3 overall pick on Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Put the native Hawaiian in Honolulu blue, Detroit! The Detroit Lions have a terrific opportunity to snag Tua Tagovailoa. After cratering in the final three months of the regular
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 03: Trey Flowers #90 of the Detroit Lions runs off the field against the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game at RingCentral Coliseum on November 03, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) They remain the only member of the NFC not to
How should the Detroit Lions feel about their 2017 NFL Draft class after three years? We take a deep dive into it. Entering the 2017 season, the Detroit Lions seemed like a team destined to break their playoff curse. Despite not having won a postseason game since 1992, the team’s success under head coach Jim