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Lions Camp Notes from Aug. 7th

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Jeff Risdon

I made the trek to Ford Field for Wednesday’s open practice. The crowd was enthusiastic and about the same size as most Houston Astros games I’ve attended, which means the lower bowl was about 20% full.

–Dan Orlovsky had about as bad a day as a quarterback can have. He threw (picture Lebron counting here…) not one, not two, not three, but four interceptions. Only one of those was a truly nice play by the defender. His balls lack zip, and his elongated and deliberate delivery make him easy pickings. (more…)


Detroit Lions Training Camp Notes, Aug. 1st

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

It was the first day in full pads at Allen Park, and on a beautiful afternoon the Lions quickly got to work. So did I and Kent Lee Platte, who was kind enough to watch practice with me.

I tweeted out a great deal of observations, so for more additional notes please check my Twitter timeline @JeffRisdon from Friday afternoon. (more…)


Jim Caldwell: How He Can Succeed

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Photo courtesy Detroit Free Press

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

It took a little longer than anticipated, but the Detroit Lions landed their presumptive second choice for successor to Jim Schwartz. The announcement that Jim Caldwell will lead the Lions caught many by surprise. (more…)


Lions Notebook: Thinking Out Loud

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Logo from skinit.com, which has a lot of cool stuff

 

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

With the Jim Schwartz era mercifully over, we have entered the season of uncertainty with the Detroit Lions. Here are my takes on a few issues: (more…)


Lions vs. Eagles: Six Hidden Matchups

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Jason Peters presents a stern test for Ziggy Ansah. (Photo courtesy SI.com)

Kent Lee Platte, DLD Writer

When the dust settled over Ford Field on Thanksgiving, the Lions possessed a commanding victory, the NFCN lead, and the path to a home playoff game with the team’s first NFCN championship ever.  Note, the path to and not the championship itself.  The Lions still have to win some games, and none of the remaining four games will be as difficult as the one today against the Philadelphia Eagles.  (more…)


Cut Day Open Thread

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Corey Fuller was among the first cuts announced (Photo courtesy Detroit Lions)


Jeff Risdon

The Lions will cut 22 players today to get to the 53-man limit before the 6 PM deadline. I will monitor the transactions wire and post the cuts as they come here, along with my reaction if one is merited.
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