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Five Takeaways From Detroit vs. Chicago

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Here are some expanded thoughts on the 40-32 victory over the Bears, a win which puts the Lions in first place after a quarter of the season.

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Lions/Browns: How the Defense Fared

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Nick Fairley looked fantastic against the Browns (photo courtesy Mlive)

Kent Lee Platte, DLD Writer

It doesn’t take a forensics investigation to discover that the Lions defense fared poorly against the offensive powerhouse of the Cleveland Browns.  The feelings of doom and gloom were not lost on the team, who immediately signed three players in the 24 hours after the game (They even signed one before the game, so THEY KNEW (Dun, dun, DUUUN)).  I wasn’t thrilled to be going back to watch the game from a defensive perspective, as the first time wasn’t very pleasant.   As is often the case, however, I was blessed with a different outlook the second go round that provided me with some distinct positives to go with the negatives (Which were even more negative).  (more…)


Desperate People

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

Jim Schwartz is showing his desperation, a direct result of his personal failures as a coach (photo courtesy coacheshotseat.com)

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

The Lions have been quite active on the transaction wire in the wake of their disappointing playoff performance in Cleveland. Four new defensive players have joined the team since Thursday. (more…)


5 Points From Camp

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Dylan Gandy sits atop the depth chart at right guard (photo courtesy Detroit Lions)


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Another week of training camp is in the books, and the first preseason game against the Jets is so close we can taste it. Here are my thoughts on a few camp developments. (more…)


Defensive Depth Chart Analysis

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Stephen Tulloch is the man in the middle of the Lions defense (photo courtesy prlog.org)


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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Justin Durant Moves On

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Durant will continue to wear a silver helmet, but his new one has a star on it

After sitting idly on the free agent sidelines for longer than anticipated, linebacker Justin Durant agreed to terms with the Dallas Cowboys. Because the Cowboys are over the salary cap they cannot officially sign Durant until they make other moves to clear room for him, but Durant has confirmed he will play for Dallas on a two-year deal.
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