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Have the Detroit Lions done enough at running back?

The Detroit Lions appear to be heading towards possessing a run-heavy offense in 2019. But have they done enough to address the running back position? Prior to coming to the Motor City this offseason to become the Detroit Lions‘ newest offensive coordinator, Darrell Bevell spent12 of the past 13 years as the OC for two […] Have the Detroit Lions done enough at running back? - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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3 potential first-time Pro Bowlers in 2019

The Detroit Lions enter into the new season with as many as three potential first-time Pro Bowlers on the roster. Here’s our guess as to who they might be. The Detroit Lions sent two players to the Pro Bowl following the 2018 season. Those players being cornerback Darius Slay and long snapper Don Muhlbach. Pro […] Detroit Lions: 3 potential first-time Pro Bowlers in 2019 - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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3 things the Detroit Lions must do better in 2019

Following a disappointing season under a first-time head coach, here are three things the Detroit Lions must start doing better in 2019. The Detroit Lions went about the business of improving their roster this offseason. And they undoubtedly did so adding quality players to the team both via free agency and the NFL draft. Still, […] 3 things the Detroit Lions must do better in 2019 - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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What does success look like for the Detroit Lions in 2019?

  The Detroit Lions 2019 season has high expectations from fans but what does success mean to this team? We’ll tackle that discussion this week. The 2019 Detroit Lions season which started with free agency and a couple of big splash signings then not much else, eventually turned into draft season. The draft yielded a […] What does success look like for the Detroit Lions in 2019? - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Roasting a rival, Matthew Stafford shows up Aaron Rodgers with beer chug

Aaron Rodgers may be a better quarterback than Matthew Stafford, but Stafford does have him beat in one area. The Detroit Lions quarterback showed up Rodgers when it comes to chugging a beer. The matter came up after Rodgers was involved in a beer-chugging competition with his Green Bay Packers teammate, David Bakhtiari, while both were attending Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Milwaukee on Thursday. Rodgers’ chug did not go well. It was more like a slow drink while he held up a...

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Detroit Lions ominous milestone highlights need for change

The Detroit Lions have reached an ominous milestone for their struggling franchise only highlighting the desperate need for change in Motown. When Matt Patricia agree to join the Detroit Lions as their newest head coach last year, he knew he was facing an uphill battle. Along with former New England Patriots’ alum turned Lions’ general […] Detroit Lions ominous milestone highlights need for change - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and...

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For the Detroit Lions to improve, Matthew Stafford better be locked in

Despite all the talk of the Detroit Lions new offense revolving around the ground game, quarterback Matthew 0Stafford is still the key. The 2019 Detroit Lions offense will look different under the watchful eye of new offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, but not so different that it will eliminate the need for Matthew Stafford to be […] For the Detroit Lions to improve, Matthew Stafford better be locked in - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs,...

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After another offseason of change, Matthew Stafford is learning again

The veteran QB on his fifth offense is all too familiar with the drill: Learn a new system, nail down new terminology, get everyone on the same page.

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Jermaine Kearse rejects Detroit Lions offer following workout

The Detroit Lions reportedly offered wide receiver Jermaine Kearse a contract following a workout. But the former Seahawk has rejected that offer. Despite having a whopping 12 wide receivers on their current depth chart, the Detroit Lions were still willing to add another wideout to their roster on Wednesday. Following a workout, the Lions reportedly […] Jermaine Kearse rejects Detroit Lions offer following workout - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News,...

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Detroit Lions should be better in the red zone in 2019

With a focus on improving their depth chart at tight end, the Detroit Lions are surely hoping to be much better in the red zone in 2019. Last season, under new head coach Matt Patricia and former offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter, the Detroit Lions fielded the 25th scoring offense in the NFL. Averaging just […] Detroit Lions should be better in the red zone in 2019 - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Lions work out WR Jermaine Kearse; no deal imminent

The Lions worked out wide receiver Jermaine Kearse, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com (on Twitter). However, a deal is not necessarily on the horizon. The Lions made an offer to the Jets free agent, Schefter hears, but the two sides were unable to reach an agreement. Kearse came to the Jets from the Seahawks in the Sheldon Richardson trade of 2017. Kearse went on to enjoy the best statistical campaign of his career by managing 65 receptions for 810 yards and five touchdowns in his first...

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Kerryon Johnson is the key to winning now

The Detroit Lions have had one of the worst rushing attacks for the past two decades. Until it is fixed, they will never be a consistent playoff contender. The Detroit Lions ineptitude in the running game has been astounding over the past twenty seasons. Losing Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders to early retirement […] Detroit Lions: Kerryon Johnson is the key to winning now - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Stafford balances football, wife's recovery

Matthew Stafford said learning a new offense has kept him focused at work as he deals with his wife's recovery from brain surgery.

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Wavering opinions rolling on Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford

The quarterback position is a fickle beast for Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford who has done everything he can to help this franchise win games. Ah, the life of an NFL quarterback. When you win, you’re the hero. When you lose, you’re the one to blame. Something Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is all too […] Wavering opinions rolling on Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion...

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Detroit Lions shuffle the interior of their offensive line

The Detroit Lions appear to be shuffling the entire interior of their offensive line following the release and retirement of right guard T.J. Lang. Since taking over as the general manager of the Detroit Lions in early 2016, Bob Quinn’s top priority has been improving Motown’s offensive line play. Quinn spent two first round picks […] Detroit Lions shuffle the interior of their offensive line - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Detroit Lions OTAs Day 1 highlighted by T.J. Hockenson, Teez Tabor

Two Lions players shined in the Lions first day of OTAs, and one will surprise you. The Detroit Lions kicked off their season this Monday with Organized Team Activities. It was our first look at the full 2019 team practicing together in full 7-on-7, 9-on-9 and 11-on-11 drills. Well, at least it would have been had the practice been opened to the beat writers. (Don’t worry, Tuesday’s practice is open to the media, and Pride of Detroit will be there). That being said, the team did offer a...

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Not much of a backup plan at quarterback this year

This year more than ever, the Detroit Lions find themselves in a tough spot if franchise quarterback Matthew Stafford is forced out of action at any point. One of the easiest job descriptions over the past eight years has to be ‘Detroit Lions backup quarterback’.  With iron man Matthew Stafford fighting through multiple injuries to put together […] Detroit Lions: Not much of a backup plan at quarterback this year - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News,...

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Is the Matthew Stafford window closing in Detroit?

If the Detroit Lions fail to win under Bob Quinn and Matt Patricia, will the organization also move on from quarterback Matthew Stafford? Detroit Lions‘ starting quarterback, Matthew Stafford, is only 31-years old. In actual life, that’s still young. Even in the NFL, that age isn’t deemed to be out of a quarterback’s prime. But […] Is the Matthew Stafford window closing in Detroit? - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Jahlani Tavai impressed with Lions’ rookie LB class, Austin Bryant

The Lions’ rookie linebacker may have let a little secret slip. If you’re like me, you’ve been looking to learn every piece of information about the Detroit Lions’ second-round pick Jahlani Tavai. While we likely won’t get an idea of the impact he’ll make on the football field until OTAs and training camp, we were afforded the opportunity to get to know Tavai as a player this week. Linebacker wasn’t considered a huge need for the Detroit Lions going into this year’s draft....

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Detroit Lions single-game ticket sales start July 24

You will be able to purchase Lions tickets individually in late July. The Detroit Lions announced on Monday that single-game tickets will go on sale July 24. Starting at 10 a.m. ET, fans will be able to purchase tickets to Lions 2019 home games online at DetroitLions.com/tickets or in person at the Ford Field Ticket Office. As a reminder, here are the home games Detroit has on their 2019 schedule, including the preseason. Preseason Week 1 - Thursday Aug. 8 — vs. Patriots - 7:30 p.m ET Week...

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