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Lions Seen as Sleeper to Make Playoffs

There are 12 teams that make the NFL Playoffs and there always ends up being a couple surprise teams to get in the mix. The Chargers, Bears, Raiders, and our own Detroit Lions are being picked as a few of the sleeper teams that could fight their way in to the postseason. With a couple…

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Sean McDonough to Replace Mike Tirico on MNF

ESPN announced today that Sean McDonough will be replacing Mike Tirico on it's Monday Night Football broadcasts starting this Fall. College football fans from the Mitten State should be more than acquainted with McDonough after his memorable call of the blocked punt in last year's Michigan State victory over Michigan. McDonough will be joining color-commentator Jon Gruden and…

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The NFL Rookie-on-Rookie Matchups to Watch

With the 2016 NFL Draft wrapped up we can look forward to the 2016-17 NFL season and the best rookie-on-rookie matchups. There's fresh, young players being thrust in to divisional rivalries and old college teammates squaring off against each other just in case you needed another reason to get excited about the upcoming season. Ten…

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New Lion Hates Nature

The Detroit Lions 6th round draft selection Anthony Zettel can hit. To show he can hit... the dude tackled and took down a (presumably dead) tree. Some say the tree would come down regardless of Zettel's 6'4 280 lb frame but you gotta love his follow-though. Check it out below: Meet the Lions 6th round…

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AUDIO: Lions Hit Trenches in First Draft under Quinn

Bob Quinn's first draft as Lions GM is in the books. Here's a look at the Lions selections and some reaction from the Lions new rookies and their general manager. DAY 1 Taylor Decker, OT - Ohio State | 1st Round | 16th Overall CLICK: AUDIO: "My Heart Jumped a Little Bit" DAY 2 LIONS GM…

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AUDIO: Lions Draft Michigan QB Rudock, OL Glasgow

2001 is the last time the Detroit Lions selected a player from the University of Michigan in the NFL Draft. OT Jeff Backus was taken 18th overall and enjoyed a 12 year career wearing the Honolulu Blue & Silver. In the span of 18 hours, new Lions GM Bob Quinn has taken a pair of…

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AUDIO: Lions GM Quinn: "Great Second Day of the Draft"

By all accounts, Bob Quinn's given Lions fans exactly what they've asked for through the first three rounds of the 2016 NFL Draft. From solidifying the trenches while taking the best player available at positions of need, Quinn's given the Lions immediate depth on both the offensive and defensive lines with his 1st round selection…

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AUDIO: Lions DT A'Shawn Robinson "Blessing" to play in Detroit

With LB's Myles Jack and Reggie Ragland off the board when the Lions came up in the 2nd round (Pick 46 overall), the Lions once again did what everyone wanted them to do: picked up a legit defensive lineman in DT A'Shawn Robinson of Alabama. In three seasons with the Crimson Tide, Robinson had 133…