Posts Tagged ‘Stephen Tulloch’

Six Hidden Matchups Between the Lions and Panthers

Sunday, September 14th, 2014


By Kent Lee Platte

The first half of the Detroit Lions 2014 schedule was clearly the easiest portion of their schedule.  Finishing the season out on the road against divisional opponents all but ensured the second part of the season would be a brutal finish even if the Lions are winning.  Their first tough match up, however, comes only in their second game as they take on the Carolina Panthers, one of the surprise playoff teams of 2013.  Although it’s a playoff team, there are some questions that make this game not quite as clear cut as it would be otherwise. (more…)

DET vs. OAK: first half notes

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Jeff Risdon

Lots of meandering here, but I touched on quite a few players from Detroit’s 16-10 first half win vs. Oakland.  (more…)

Lions vs. Browns Notes

Sunday, August 10th, 2014


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Consider this column as “The Tweets That Were Not Sent”. I was at the game in Sec. 116, getting a nice end zone view of the action, and I attempted to send out more than 50 tweets during the game.

Unfortunately, the Ford Field Wi-Fi and my Virgin Mobile 4G had other ideas. Not one of them sent after the pregame, and my phone petered out sometime in the late third quarter.

From the starters:

Most of the game notes here are negative, which could be a function of my anger at my phone for not working or that I just paid $9 for a Bud Light when brews from Goose Island and Labatt’s were the same price. (more…)

Six Hidden Matchups for the Lions vs. Bengals

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Photo Courtesy ESPN

Kent Lee Platte, DLD Writer

Most of the Lions matched up favorably against their first AFC North foe of the season, despite the Browns’ defense coming on strong this season.  The Lions are taking on the AFC North again, only it’s Bengals flavored this time.  (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…)

Defensive Depth Chart Analysis

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Stephen Tulloch is the man in the middle of the Lions defense (photo courtesy

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor
Last week we covered the offense, this week it’s the defense. The difference here is that the team has now had one rookie camp to help shuffle things up a bit.

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