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Lions Week 17 Notebook

Thursday, December 26th, 2013


Have we seen the last of Brandon Pettigrew in a Lions uniform?

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

This has been a pretty eventful last few days in the Motor City. With just one game left, several forces are at play that will impact the Lions going forward. (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…)

Lions/Browns notes

Friday, August 16th, 2013


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

The second preseason game saw Detroit hop over Lake Erie to Cleveland. They travelled there in body anyways, but not in spirit. Detroit was lifeless, undisciplined, and maddening to watch in a 24-6 blowout loss. (more…)

Offensive Depth Chart

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Mikel Leshoure balances atop the RB depth chart…for now (photo courtesy Toledo Blade)

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Since the draft is over it is now proper time to assess the depth chart. This is a projection as to how the Lions will enter their first mini-camp. This entry focuses on the offense, and we’ll tackle the defense later.


Tackling the Tackle Situation

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Riley Reiff’s role will expand…but where? (Photo courtesy

Jeff Risdon

This has been a tumultuous and eventful offseason for the Detroit offensive line. Venerable veteran Jeff Backus retired, opening a hole at left tackle. Stephen Peterman was sent packing, opening a hole at right guard. Gosder Cherilus departed via free agency, opening a hole at right tackle.


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