Ash Thompson

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Detroit Lions Draft 2017: Prospects Who May Fall To The 21st Pick

Every season at the NFL draft prospects go lower or higher than anticipated, these are this season’s prime candidates to fall to the Detroit Lions …

NFL Draft

Live Combine Results: Running Backs And Offensive Lineman Draft Prospects for Detroit

<i>Check Back To This Article Periodically As It Will Be Updated With Notable Accomplishments.</i><p>What To Look For During The Drills<p>The NFL Combine is an …

NFC North Preseason Reviewed By Ash Thompson

<i>A Look At The NFC North From Ash’s Perspective</i><p>Have you been faithfully watching the preseason games, drinking your daily dose of Kool-Aid, and …

ITP Glossary: ACE Block

<b>Football is littered with specialized terminology. From punt gunner to climbing the pocket, commentators rarely get to explain everything you need to</b> …

Ask the Intern: Week One - After the Roster Cuts

Hello and welcome to a new segment here at Detroit Lions Podcast called “Ask the Intern” where I, Brandon “The Intern”, will be taking and answering …

NFC North Prediction

NFC NORTH:<p>We’re officially in week one, and you can pretty much throw any NFC North prediction that has been made pre-Sam Bradford era in Minnesota …

Second Nature: Why NFL coaches are so prone to clock management blunders

<b>This story appears in the Aug. 29–Sept. 5, 2016 issue of Sports Illustrated.</b>Subscribe to the magazine here.<p><i>Plays are precious; seconds are plays;</i> …

NFL

Football Term Glossary

<b>A</b><p>A Gap – The A Gap is the space between the center and guard on either side of an offensive line. Gaps can be widened by blocks.<br>• ACE Block – The ACE …

Failures in Punt Protection: Improper Kick-Slide and Punch

<b>Punters have one of the weirder jobs in professional sports: While in possession of the ball on offense, they voluntarily give it to the other team</b> …

San Francisco 49ers Offensive Formation Breakdown: Gun Far Pro Twins - Part 2

<b>The San Francisco 49ers should improve over last year’s debacle of a season, where they finished</b> <b>5-11</b><b>. Beyond addressing regular team needs, new coach</b> …

Three Thoughts on the Detroit Lions regular season

The pre-season games have come and gone, and that means it’s time for real football. College Football opened up this weekend, but as an NFL guy …

Jake Rudock Has Been Cut: What Lies Ahead?

<i>Jake Rudock Has Been Cut From The Detroit Lions Starting Roster: What Now?</i><p>After going 30 for 51, throwing for 333 yards and four touchdowns while …

Lions' Quinn a swift decision-maker; will talent evaluations hold up?

Even the best decision-makers in the NFL are lucky to bat .500.<p>Take the New England Patriots, for instance, the franchise everyone tries to emulate, …

NFL

Lions claim LB Armbrister, lose DT Reid on waivers

The Detroit Lions found some help for their linebacking that had been thinned by injury today, claiming Thurston Armbrister off waivers from the …

Football (U.S.)

Bob Quinn: A Full Report Card For The 2016 Offseason

<i>General Manager Bob Quinn Gets Passing Grade After His First Offseason</i><p>After last year’s front office shakeup, the Detroit Lions have had an …

Detroit Lions Podcast 2016 Season Predictions

To suggest that the consensus expert view of the Lions 2016 season looks bleak is a massive understatement. The national media has ragged on Detroit, …

Detroit Lions' Receiving Corps 2016 - An Appraisal

2016 will be a year of transition for wide receivers on the Detroit Lions’ roster. Obviously the news of Calvin Johnson’s retirement had most people …

Matthew Stafford: The Gunslinger Myth

What kind of quarterback is Matthew Stafford? I know the first thing most people would say: Gunslinger. In casual conversations, that would be the …

Your Detroit Lions and Reddit Connection

February 2, 2018<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS<p>In this episode of The Detroit Lions Podcast, Chris and Case are …