Posts Tagged ‘Houston Texans’

Asset Analysis Part 4: Rankings 10-1

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Darren Page, DLD Lead Scout

Part 1: Intro and pre-draft transactions

Part 2: Rankings 32-22

Part 3: Rankings 21-11

Part 4: Rankings 10-1

Parts two, three, and four are all about analyzing how teams improved themselves. Perceived value of players and the filling of needs is secondary to infusing rosters with talent. (more…)


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…)


Predicting the Compensatory Picks, Take Two

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Will the Lions get anything for losing Drew Stanton in free agency?


Will Richards, DLD Contributor

Predicting the compensatory pick selections is far from an exact science. The last version had a lot of issues and I just wanted to say thank you to everybody who pointed out something that I missed. These comments helped me tremendously to come up with more accurate projections. As before, if you see something that you think is a problem, let me know and I’ll take a closer look.

Selections received by round:
3rd: Texans and Titans
4th: Ravens, Lions, and Packers
5th: Falcons, Ravens, and 49ers
6th: Ravens (x2), Panthers (x2), Raiders (x2), Texans (x3), Browns, Giants, Titans
7th: Cardinals, Falcons, Bengals, Packers, Dolphins, Eagles, Steelers, and Titans
End of the 7th because of record: Chiefs, Jaguars, Raiders, and Eagles.
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In Houston, the Lions have a Problem

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

DLD Editor: Jeff Risdon

The Lions host the annual Thanksgiving Day affair with the Texans this year’s featured guest. Houston comes to Ford Field at 9-1 and tied for the best record in the league with Atlanta.

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