ATHENS, GA – NOVEMBER 9: D’Andre Swift #7 of the Georgia Bulldogs rushes during the second half of a game against the Missouri Tigers at Sanford Stadium on November 9, 2019 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) Who will be the starting running back for the Detroit Lions: D’Andre Swift or Kerryon Johnson?
Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images With the heat on head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn, these five players have to be great for the Detroit Lions in 2020. The two seasons under head coach Matt Patricia in Detroit have not gone well, with a 9-22-1 record. Last year’s 3-12-1 mark earned them
DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 27: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the first quarter of the game against the New York Giants at Ford Field on October 27, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) After an injury-shortened 2019 campaign, Matthew Stafford is now the poster
Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images The Detroit Lions schedule has some winnable games for Matt Patricia’s team that looks to climb out of the NFC North basement. In his second season in the Motor City, Lions’ head coach Matt Patricia and the team was 2-0-1 in its first three contests. Then for numerous reasons, including
D’Andre Swift’s fantasy football expectations will be just as high as those from the Detroit Lions. The former Georgia star is expected to be a stud. After a great career at the University of Georgia, running back D’Andre Swift makes his way to the Motor City as the new star in the Detroit Lions’ backfield.
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – DECEMBER 05: Anthony Miller #17 and Riley Ridley #88 of the Chicago Bears celebrate after Miller scored a touchdown in the third quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field on December 05, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) If Matt Patricia wants to avoid the hot seat again
Matthew Stafford’s injury torpedoed the Lions hopes of making the playoffs in 2019. Can his return get them back into the postseason? Lions head coach Matt Patricia is facing a make or break season. He desperately needs the return of Matthew Stafford to get this team back into the playoffs. Even with the talented signal
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – FEBRUARY 25: Head coach Matt Patricia of the Detroit Lions speaks to the media at the Indiana Convention Center on February 25, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) *** Local Capture *** Matt Patricia 5 breakout stars to watch for Atlanta Falcons in 2020 by John Buhler The first
The Detroit Lions aren’t moving on from Matthew Stafford yet, but taking his successor at No. 3 overall makes sense. With Matthew Stafford coming off an injury-hindered but impressive season, quarterback does not appear a likely direction for the Detroit Lions with the number three overall pick. Detroit has been penciled as a destination for
Jeff Okudah (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) This Detroit Lions mock that sees Matt Patricia load up on defense, beginning with the draft’s top corner with the No. 3 overall pick. Last season the Detroit Lions were the bottom-feeders in the NFC North, posting a 3-12-1 record in a division with two playoff teams and
Because of his undeniable arm talent, Matthew Stafford has always been a fantasy football darling, but will he still be a top-12 quarterback for 2020? Even though the Detroit Lions fell apart in the second half of the season, we need to remember they were without starting quarterback Matthew Stafford for half the year. Before
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images) The Detroit Lions can go a few ways with the third overall pick in the draft, but here’s why they should take Tua Tagovailoa. If there were no questions about his health, Tua Tagovailoa would probably be the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft.
Chase Young of the Ohio State Buckeyes (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) The Detroit Lions are looking to make something of a lost season by drafting incredibly high in the 2020 NFL Draft. This is where we think they’ll go with their nine draft picks. With the third-overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, there’s
DETROIT, MI – SEPTEMBER 15: Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions during warm ups prior to the start of the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at Ford Field on September 15, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) Onward’s early digital release is here to comfort the whole family by
Graham Glasgow, Detroit Lions. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) 11 celebrities who are seriously reminding you to stay inside by Mia Johnson After overpaying for Halapoulivaati Vaitai, former Detroit Lions offensive lineman Graham Glasgow has agreed in principle to join the Denver Broncos. Another offseason, another former Detroit Lions offensive lineman leaves town. In fact, two
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – OCTOBER 20: Clayton Geathers #26 of the Indianapolis Colts on the field in the game against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 20, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images) Two straight last-place finishes in the NFC North means Matt Patricia’s team has work to do. Who
Even though they are expected to play it safe, the Detroit Lions shouldn’t rule out using the No. 3 overall pick on Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Put the native Hawaiian in Honolulu blue, Detroit! The Detroit Lions have a terrific opportunity to snag Tua Tagovailoa. After cratering in the final three months of the regular
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 03: Trey Flowers #90 of the Detroit Lions runs off the field against the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game at RingCentral Coliseum on November 03, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) They remain the only member of the NFC not to
How should the Detroit Lions feel about their 2017 NFL Draft class after three years? We take a deep dive into it. Entering the 2017 season, the Detroit Lions seemed like a team destined to break their playoff curse. Despite not having won a postseason game since 1992, the team’s success under head coach Jim
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – OCTOBER 14: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions throws a pass in the second quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on October 14, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) Can Patrick Mahomes beat Lamar Jackson for Madden 2021 cover? by FanSided Staff Premier
The Detroit Lions believe that Matt Patricia should get a third year as their head coach. The organization should be shot into the sun for this nonsense. After coming out of the gates as a surprisingly decent team at 2-0-1, the Detroit Lions have since gone 1-10 and might very well be the worst team
DETROIT, MICHIGAN – NOVEMBER 28: Mitchell Trubisky #10 of the Chicago Bears calls a play during the first half against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 28, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Conor McGregor teases US-based fight ‘real soon’ in Thanksgiving Instagram by Amy Kaplan The Chicago Bears and
Matthew Stafford will miss a third straight game on Sunday, and the Detroit Lions have to consider shutting him down. With fractured bones in his back, Matthew Stafford seems unlikely to play anytime soon. So Friday’s announcement from head coach Matt Patricia the Detroit Lions’ quarterback will miss a third straight game Sunday against the
The team around him continues to fall short, but Matthew Stafford is quietly having the best year of his career. When his career is over, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford will be a test case for the value of numbers in a pass-heavy NFL era for Hall of Fame candidacy. He has never won a
DETROIT, MICHIGAN – OCTOBER 27: Devon Kennard #42 of the Detroit Lions runs past Saquon Barkley #26 of the New York Giants for a first half touchdown after picking up a fumble at Ford Field on October 27, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Eagles win over Bills puts them in playoff
The Detroit Lions were good enough to beat the Green Bay Packers but they weren’t good enough to beat the Packers and the referees. The Lions fell prey to the zebras. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers stole a win from the Lions to improve to 5-1 and stay in first place in the NFC North.
Despite losing a heartbreaker at home to the Kansas City Chiefs, the Detroit Lions proved that they are for real and will contend in the NFC this year. After four weeks of the 2019 NFL season, the Detroit Lions have finally succumbed to defeat. Many outside of the Motor City thought this was coming earlier
DETROIT, MI – SEPTEMBER 29: Kenny Golladay #19 of the Detroit Lions makes a catch in the second quarter of the game in front of Tyrann Mathieu #32 of the Kansas City Chiefs at Ford Field on September 29, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) JJ Watt had a ridiculous strip
Don’t look now, but the Detroit Lions are still undefeated at 2-0-1. Do we need to start taking Matt Patricia’s team seriously? Are they legit contenders? When the NFL season started, we all had ideas about who would be undefeated entering Week 4. Teams like the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots felt
Each off-season the NFL landscape changes dramatically with every coaching change across the league. This past season eight NFL head coaches were terminated, while an additional seven NFL teams made changes at offensive coordinator. How does that impact your Fantasy Football plays? With 46 percent of the league changing offensive systems this off-season, I am