Posts Tagged ‘Gosder Cherilus’

Perception vs. Reality: How the Nation Sees the Lions

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Houston fans perceive the Lions differently than most, and Glover Quin is a big part of the reason why

Jeff Risdon

I’ve spent most of the last two weeks relocating from my 3-year sojourn in Houston back to the Grand Rapids area. Along the way I’ve stopped in New Orleans, Nashville, Louisville, and Indianapolis after also spending a couple of recent weekends in Dallas. As I am almost always wearing a Lions hat, I am privy to a lot of unsolicited opinions about our beloved team. And there is a real discernible difference between how Lions fans see the team and how “outsiders” perceive both Detroit and the Lions. (more…)


NFC North: Positions to address

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Could both Urlacher and Jennings no longer be in the NFC North?

Freelance contributor Jeremy Brade takes a look at positions of need for the Lions and their NFC North foes.

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On the Release of Peterman and VandenBosch

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Lions GM Martin Mayhew has made the tough choices needed to progress (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

A day after releasing malcontent wideout Titus Young, the Lions made two more moves with much broader significance on Tuesday. Two longtime starters, right guard Stephen Peterman and defensive end Kyle VandenBosch, were released by GM Martin Mayhew.

On the surface, these moves are all about saving money under the salary cap. The constraints forced on the Lions having to pay over $50M of the approximately $122M cap number to just three players (Stafford, Suh, Johnson) mean that pennies must be pinched. Young’s release did little to impact that bottom line, but the Tuesday moves are a significant step forward in cap reduction.
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Pondering the Gosder Cherilus Situation

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Will Gosder Cherilus return to Detroit? (Photo courtesy of mlive)


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Right tackle Gosder Cherilus is now an unrestricted free agent, and the Lions face an interesting decision about how vigorously to try and bring him back.
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