Category Archives: Detroit Lions

Defensive Linemen on the Rise in 2016 NFL Draft. Offensive Linemen, Not So Much.

Reports from the Senior Bowl at nfl.com support previous indications that the defensive linemen are going to be a strength in this year’s NFL draft. Here’s a cross section of the comments from the first day of practice: “Mike Mayock … Continue reading

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Bears Will Face Stiff Competition for a Guard in Free Agency

Dave Birkett at the Detroit Free Press thinks the Lions could be big spenders in free agency: “With a projected cap north of $150 million, and the likelihood they free up more room with cuts or retirements, the Lions have … Continue reading

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The Reality of the Bears Situation

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune reviews the problems that the Bears have to overcome in order to continue to win football games. “Jay Cutler’s turnover-free night? Well, Quentin Rollins dropped a shoulda-been interception in the first quarter. And Cutler … Continue reading

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Revising Expectations for the Bears

Jon Greenberg at ESPN is revising his expectations for the Bears: “In the beginning … we predicted 6-10 for the Chicago Bears and it seemed just about right.” “But then Jay Cutler returned [from injury] ahead of schedule and things … Continue reading

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Could the Bears Trade Alshon Jeffery?

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune evaluates the film from Sunday’s loss to the Lions: “[Alshon] Jeffery was dynamic after missing four games with a hamstring injury, showing his ability to dominate cornerbacks on back-shoulder throws on the final drive … Continue reading

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Cutler More than Just Right Against the Lions

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune evaluates three Bears including quarterback Jay Cutler: “Cutler’s final numbers look OK. He was 26 of 41 passing for 353 yards, a touchdown, an interception and an 88.8 passer rating. But the Bears scored … Continue reading

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Lack of Pass Rush a Huge Factor in Loss to the Lions

With the Bears on a mini-winning streak before Sunday, I think Steve Rosenbloom at the Chicago Tribune has been saving up his angst. He let loose on Monday. I’ll just highlight one comment: “Who’s the genius who let Harold Jones-Quartey … Continue reading

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Quick Game Comments: Bears at Lions 10/18/15

Defense The Lions come out mixing it up and playing well. They sustained a good, long drive starting at their own 20 yard line and ending with a touchdown. In contrast to recent weeks, they looked ready to play and … Continue reading

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Detroit Lions Are Down but Far From Out

Dave Birkett at the Detroit Free Press comments upon the improvement of tight end Eric Ebron this year: “Ebron has been a revelation in the Lions’ offense through two games, leading the team with two touchdowns and ranking third behind … Continue reading

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It’s the Brad Biggs Show Today. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune reviews the film from Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals: “Eddie Royal looks out of position on the outside, and that’s the way it’s going to be without Alshon Jeffery (and Kevin White). Undrafted … Continue reading

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