Posts tagged "Detroit Lions"

The NFL apologized to the Detroit Lions for a second blown call

I’m not even angry any more. Being angry doesn’t solve anything. Why would I be angry? I could be angry because the Cowboys got away with a pass interference call against the Lions during their Wild Card match up. But, like I said, I’m no longer angry, I am frustrated. If the call stood, it would...

NFC North Free Agency Update

We’ve had a lot of movement in the NFC North this off season. Strangely enough, it seems a number of players have shifted between teams in the North. This is about to be strange, so see if you can keep up. Chicago Bears: The Bears have been busy rebuilding their D-line this off season with...

Detroit Lions Offseason Moves (update 3/15/14)

The Detroit Lions have made a few moves since hiring Jim Caldwell in January. I’m here to give you the general run down and catch up up if you’ve been hibernating with the literal feet of snow that has blanketed Detroit since December.
Old Faces in New Places: New Head Coaches for the NFL 2014 season

Old Faces in New Places: New Head Coaches for the NFL 2014 season

The Coaching Carosel has finally stopped and all vacant positions have been filled. Let’s take a look around the league to see the new faces. Cleveland Browns: Mike Pettine Mike Pettine was formerly the defensive coordinator for the Bills last season. Previously, Pettine was the DC of the NY Jets for 3 years and the...

Who Got The Axe? NFL Black Monday

Every year it happens. The day after the final Sunday of the regular season is called Black Monday. It’s a day of reckoning for coaches and GMs who failed to meet expectations. Today, more than a few coaches met their fates. Fired: Houston Texans: Gary Kubiak 2-11 in 2012, 61-64 w/ the Texans   Cleveland...

Lions fire Coach Schwartz

Breaking News: The Detroit Lions have fired Jim Schwartz after a 7-9 season in 2013. This wraps his 5th year of coaching in Detroit where he had just one winning season, and played in just one playoff game. Jim Schwartz took over after the 2008 winless season and was tracking positively for 3 years, with...

Raven’s Safety Matt Elam Doesn’t Want to Win

During an interview this week, Raven’s safety Matt Elam starting talking about his match up with Calvin Johnson. Elam said, “He’s pretty old, so I don’t know how physical he’ll be, he’s a big guy, but he’s older. I guess when they get older they’re not going to be as physical, you know what I’m saying?...
Thanksgiving Sports Viewing Guide

Thanksgiving Sports Viewing Guide

This weekend signals the beginning of the Holiday season. Trees, lights, and decorations can finally be put up and after Thursday. I’m sure Christmas music will filling in the background of retail stores and coffee shops across the nation. Finally, a very happy Hanukkah to all my friends who celebrate the eight candle lit evenings....
NFL Playoff Picture: NFC

NFL Playoff Picture: NFC

We are past the half way point of the season and it seems like an appropriate time to start talking NFL playoffs. Let’s take a look at the NFC by division:

Monday Morning Joy

Every few Sundays, something happens to make me smile. This week, it was the Detroit Lions stealing a win from the Dallas cowboys with a last minute drive. Most impressive of the drive was the Stafford spike-bluff. I’d explain it, but it’s better to see the play with your own eyes. Not only did Stafford...