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Six Hidden Match Ups between the Detroit Lions and Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sunday, December 7th, 2014
Photo Getty Images

Photo Getty Images


Kent Lee Platte

After two devastating road losses against the Cardinals and Patriots, things were looking pretty dire for the Detroit Lions, who watched the Green Bay Packers waltz back into first place in the NFCN.  Unlike Lions teams in the past, this team pulled together on national TV to blow out their division rival Chicago Bears and put themselves back on the national map.  As much as the defense had carried the team this season, it was the offense that got put back into the spotlight, and Matthew Stafford was on fire.  The Buccaneers are 2-10, but despite their record they are no pushover team.  The Lions should win this game on paper, but paper doesn’t help on game day.  What are the under the radar match ups that you’re looking forward to see this week?  Here are some of mine.  Let me know in the comments if you agree or if there are others you’re excited about! (more…)

A Corner for Every Round

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Will Jamar Taylor last to the 36th pick?

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Continuing the series, today we look at potential cornerbacks for the Lions in every round of the draft.


Senior Bowl Preview: What to Watch This Week

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

The Mecca of the accessible scouting world is Mobile, Alabama for the next week. The Combine in Indianapolis gets more attention and has a much deeper talent pool, but the annual Senior Bowl is the last chance for real competitive football matchups amongst the upper echelon prospects.


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