NFC North Roundtable: Expectations for a Topsy-Turvy Division

The NFC North should be one of the better divisions in the league this year. Expectations for all four teams seem to be up, with a few eyeing the Super Bowl. Full Press Coverage editors Matt Urben, Jake Schyvinck, Eduardo Monk Jr. and Sam...

Detroit Lions World: Training Camp News Roundup

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After months of boring lists, Twitter stories and general speculation, the Detroit Lions are back on the field, meaning there is actual football news to report on. Since it's Friday, we are going to catch you up on the top Lions news from the...

Detroit Lions World: Friday news recap

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It's Friday and we are another week closer to the start of the NFL preseason. While it hasn't exactly been a busy news week for the Detriot Lions, there was still plenty of good reading material published by the usual suspects. Let's recap the week,...

National writer lists reasons why Detroit Lions will make the playoffs

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Things could finally be on the upswing for the Detroit Lions, and even those in the national media are seeing why. After posting back-to-back winning seasons, hiring a highly-touted coaching prospect and seeing quarterback Matthew Stafford establish himself as one of top ten quarterbacks in...

LeGarrette Blount picked as Lions player most likely to disappoint

The Lions have invested quite a few resources into revamping arguably the worst rushing attack of the past decade. Last offseason, they added big-name free agents such as T.J. Lang and Rick Wagner and this year, they drafted Frank Ragnow, Kerryon Johnson and signed LeGarrette Blount. The work...

Full Press Coverage: Detroit Lions News and Notes Roundup

With organized team activities and mandatory minicamp in the rearview mirror, we have officially entered the "dead period" of the offseason. No worries, though, there is still plenty going on with the Lions. Let's recap the events of the past week or so, shall...

WATCH: Matt Stafford and Darius Slay NFL Top 100 segments

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Only two Lions players -- Matthew Stafford and Darius Slay -- have cracked NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2018 countdown. With only ten spots remaining on the weekly series, Stafford and Slay will likely be Detroit's only representation on the list. Others were arguably deserving,...

WATCH: Matt Patricia speaks about start of minicamp

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It's back to football for the Lions and head coach Matt Patricia after a dramatic couple of weeks. This morning, Patricia met with the press to discuss the start of the Lions' 2018 minicamp practices. Patricia, a first-year head coach, spoke a little bit about...

Detroit Lions 2018 Fantasy Football Projections

Sep 10, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones (11) and wide receiver Golden Tate (15) celebrate during the game against the Arizona Cardinals at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports
The Detroit Lions have been a pass-first offense for going on fifteen years and it hasn't exactly worked out great, as I'm sure you recall. But nonetheless, it's helped them become relevant in the growing world of fantasy football. Quarterback Matthew Stafford has been a...

3 Lions offseason acquisitions that will stand out in 2018

Each year, NFL rosters experience significant makeovers and it brings excitement to fanbases as they imagine which new players acquired in the draft or free agency will stand out during the upcoming season. Bob Quinn, in his third year as Lions general manager, has acquired...

WATCH: Darius Slay makes NFL’s Top 100, plus Twitter’s reaction

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It's been a long time coming, but Lions' star defensive back Darius Slay, whose nickname "Big Play Slay" encapsulates both his swagger and big-play ability, finally made the NFL's Top 100 list, which is voted on solely by current NFL players. In Slay's first appearance on...

The Big, The Bad, The NFC North

Looking ahead to the start of the 2018 NFL season the NFC North has reestablished itself as the NFL's premier division. Every team takes the offseason to improve their roster through the draft and free agency, but simply the NFC North did it best.

Stafford, offense must play well to ease coaching transition

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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford looks to be right in his prime at 30 years old, entering his tenth year in the NFL, again attempting to get the Lions over the hump and into NFC North contention in 2018. While it was a hot topic on sports...

Did Lions do enough to finally win NFC North in 2018?

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It's been longer than I would care to mention since the Detroit Lions last won their division (1993) but that doesn't mean general manager Bob Quinn and new head coach Matt Patricia have any less pressure on them to take home the NFC North...

Lions must let running back battle play itself out

The Lions made a serious commitment to improving what was the 32nd-ranked rushing attack in 2017 (76.3 yards per game) through both the draft and free agency. First, they signed former Eagles and Patriots bruiser LeGarrette Blount, who rushed for 1,927 yards and 20 touchdowns...

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On this week's episode, Big Jim Murray of 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston joins Steve and Chris to talk Red Sox baseball and much more.