Category Archives: Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions Need Some Pressure

That might look like a nonsense headline.  “The Detroit Lions need some pressure?”  What regular season situation could be more pressure-packed than a Sunday night game in Week 17 for the division?  The Lions will indeed face plenty of pressure … Continue reading

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Fire Jim Caldwell, But Don’t Stop There

I have supported Jim Caldwell but he lost me last night. The play calling was unacceptable after the Lions took a 17-0 lead, and the strategy on the final play was mind-boggling. Martha Ford must continue the firings that began last month, and remove the entire coaching staff and front office at season’s end. Continue reading

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Detroit Lyin’ and Sweet Revenge in Dallas

Five days later, THE CALL still infuriates me.  Just how bad was the call?  Bad enough that my header image is a billboard I saw on M-14 Wednesday, one that a group of Lions fans paid to post on highways … Continue reading

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Shockingly, the Lions Lost a Playoff Game

First, the big picture.  I predicted that the Lions would go 8-8 this season, which was consistent with nearly all of the predictions I saw.  With that in consideration, they exceeded my expectations.  The 7-1 home record made it a … Continue reading

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These Are the Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions are 11-4.  They have one of the top defenses in the NFL.  Since a close loss at Arizona and a disastrous loss at New England in November, they’ve won 4 straight. They now have a chance to … Continue reading

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Jim Schwartz Sucks: The Saga Continues

At this point, everyone who has ever talked to me about Lions football knows that I despise Jim Schwartz with a passion exceeding that of my disgust with Brad Ausmus’s bullpen moves in 2014.  In simpler terms, Jim Schwartz sucks. … Continue reading

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They Are Who We Thought They Were!

The famous words of former Arizona coach Dennis Green after his team blew a Monday night game against the Bears a few years back: “They are who we thought they were!” Those same words apply to the 2013 Detroit Lions. … Continue reading

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Giants, Steelers, and Bucs… Oh My

This is about the time of the year where I typically start to pay more attention to football beyond just my teams – the Lions and Michigan. It’s far enough into the season that you can start to get an … Continue reading

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1st and 10: Thoughts on the Lions’ Opener

Sunday’s opener against the Vikings was about a lot of things for the Lions.  But more than anything, it was about Reggie.  As in Reggie Bush.  The Lions made a lot of noise during free agent signings this past spring … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m a Long-Suffering Lions Fan

I’m ashamed to admit it, but I’m a diehard Lions fan.  I have been for years.  Since I was 8.  Here’s a funny story about that: the year I got into football, 1991, the Lions were good.  They went 12-4 … Continue reading

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