Posts Tagged ‘Louis Delmas’

Five Draft Thoughts for Super Bowl Sunday

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Another Super Bowl, another year with the Lions long hibernating well before the big game. This is draft season for Detroit. Here are some thoughts on some players and strategies rattling around my head for this national holiday.

1. A couple of different little birdies have intimated that Louis Delmas will have to swallow a lot of pride, not to mention a few million dollars, if he wants to return to Detroit. He might not be willing to do that, which makes getting a NFL-ready safety a much bigger priority in the draft. (more…)

State of Lions Roster Breakdown

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014


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Six Hidden Matchups for the Lions/Browns Game

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Graphic courtesy, where you can view their take on the matchup.

Kent Lee Platte, DLD Writer

For the past few weeks, the only hidden matchup I’ve been worrying about is my lack of a computer vs. my sanity.  Now that I have handily won that contest, it’s time to get back to football!  Plenty has happened in the past few weeks, but the Lions are essentially the same team they were when they obliterated the Bears and after watching the Packers game multiple times I’m convinced that is more a blip on the radar than it is an indication of how the team will perform moving forward.  Today’s game marks a chance for the Lions to maintain their tie for 1st with the Bears while pulling further ahead of the Packers, who defeated the Lions last week.  There are plenty of ‘will he or won’t he’ storylines concerning Calvin Johnson’s ability to play, while the availability of Tony Scheffler and Theo Riddick are enough of a certainty that we’re simply looking at who fills those shoes.  So what matchups are flying under the radar this week? (more…)

Fifty Three Man Roster Projection

Monday, August 26th, 2013

This catch vs. the Jets helped Matt Willis make the cut (Photo courtesy Detroit Lions)

By Beast, DLD Contributor

As the preseason is quickly approaching to an end and the regular season is about to start in a couple weeks, team executives and coaches must make tough decisions on which players to keep and which one to cut from the roster.  Now that the “dress rehearsal” (also known as game 3 of preseason) is over, there is a clearer picture of which players will make the 53 players roster.  Here is my projection based on what I think the Lions coaches and executives will keep for the regular season. (more…)

10 quick takes from Lions/Patriots

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

I watched the game just once so far, in real time from the comfort of my living room. During the game I posted a live blog over at Bleacher Report, which you can find here.

Here are 10 fairly random thoughts before I call it a night: (more…)

5 Things I Want to See in Camp

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Will Jason Fox step up and seize the right tackle job? (photo from MLive)

Jeff Risdon
I’m typing this in a moving car and the battery life on my laptop stinks, so I’ll keep these brief.

1. The emergence of Matt Stafford as a more vocal, dominating leadership presence. (more…)

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