Posts Tagged ‘Devin Taylor’

Lions Cook the Packers

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Never in my tryptophan-induced dreams did I envision the complete devastation of the Packers on Thanksgiving. Detroit walloped the NFC North rivals 40-10 to take control of the division.

Here are my leftovers from a second helping that I watched on Black Friday morning instead of shopping. You can check out my initial takeaways over at Bleacher Report here. (more…)


How the Lions Rookies Fared vs. New England

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Photo courtesy Getty Images

Kent Lee Platte, DLD Writer

Of all the things we could take away from the Lions preseason drubbing of the Patriots, it’s that this rookie class could have a huge impact this season…for better or worse.  The Lions have been less apprehensive getting their rookies some work this preseason than what we’ve been accustomed to, and the returns are mostly positive so far.  Today we’re going to take a look at how the rookies fared in the team’s third preseason contest. (more…)


Rookie Expectations for the Draft Picks

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Get used to seeing Darius Slay on the field. (Photo from Detroit Lions)

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Now that two preseason games are in the books and we have a better idea of what exactly the Lions have, I’ve come up with some revised expectations for the Detroit rookie class. (more…)


Defensive Depth Chart Analysis

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Stephen Tulloch is the man in the middle of the Lions defense (photo courtesy prlog.org)


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor
Last week we covered the offense, this week it’s the defense. The difference here is that the team has now had one rookie camp to help shuffle things up a bit.
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Devin Taylor joins the Lions

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Devin Taylor
Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

The Lions had two picks clustered together, one at the bottom of the fourth and one at the top of the fifth. They traded the 5th round pick, #137 overall, to the Seattle Seahawks. With the 132nd pick, the Lions chose South Carolina DE Devin Taylor. Both Darren Page and I evaluated Taylor quite similarly: a better athlete than football player but just enough of a football player to offer some promise.
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Friday Draft Playbook

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Will Terron Armstead run to the Lions on Friday?

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

With Thursday in the books, the attention turns to the second and third rounds. The Lions pick fourth in the second round and third in the third round, and both picks offer potential to select some very useful players.
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