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Brock’s Thoughts: In ascending NFC North, Lions need to ace 2024 NFL Draft

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

The 29th overall pick is a very unfamiliar spot for the Detroit Lions. They’re oftentimes selecting in the top 15, top 10, or even the top five, which is indicative of the putrid season they many...

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Three names the Detroit Lions could add to their team on draft night

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 17, 2024

With the NFL Draft set to kick off in Detroit on Thursday, April 25, all NFL general managers around the league, including Lions general manager Brad Holmes, are busy putting the finishing touches on something...

Detroit Lions fans cheer for the Lions against Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of the NFC divisional round at Ford Field in Detroit on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024. Photo courtesy of Junfu Han

Love for the game: Detroit Lions fans reflect on a historic season

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor February 14, 2024

Despite the Detroit Lions coming up one game short of the Super Bowl this season, Lions fans still have love for the franchise. “I love them more than anything in the world,” junior Giuseppe Rizzo...

Lions’ Super Bowl surge stops in San Francisco

Lions’ Super Bowl surge stops in San Francisco

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 31, 2024

Plane tickets were booked. Hotel reservations were made. The curse had been lifted. The Detroit Lions — and their elite fanbase — were going to the Super Bowl. Until they weren’t. Detroit...

Detroit Lions fans cheer for the Lions against Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of the NFC divisional round at Ford Field in Detroit on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024. Photo courtesy of Junfu Han

Brock’s Thoughts: Sights set on Super Bowl?

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 24, 2024

The Detroit Lions might play in the Super Bowl. This isn’t satire. This also isn’t some pipe dream dreamt by the most unrealistically optimistic and biased Lions fan. No. The Detroit Lions might...

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Brock’s Thoughts: Thirty-two years of history erased

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 17, 2024

Something historic happened on Sunday night. And not just historic in the sense of something that will be documented for years to come. No, historic in the sense of something that people will remember...

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Revisiting the trade that transformed the Lions

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor December 13, 2023

With the start of the NFL playoffs precisely a month away, the Detroit Lions stand as the leader of the NFC North with a record of 9-4. According to the New York Times, with four games left this season,...

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Lions score grit-fueled comeback victory over Bears

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter November 22, 2023

In a sensational turn of events, the Detroit Lions pulled off an astonishing comeback win over the Chicago Bears at Ford Field, 31-26. The Lions have now advanced to an incredible 8-2 record to start...

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Draft debacles: Exploring Detroit Lions busts through the decades

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor November 15, 2023

In the storied history of the Detroit Lions, the NFL Draft has been a source of optimism and heartache. As one of nine teams part of the inaugural NFL Draft in 1936, the Lions have drafted hundreds...

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Brock’s Thoughts: Trade deadline passivity will haunt Lions in playoffs

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 8, 2023

The success of the Detroit Lions this season has been well-documented. It’s unlike anything anyone has ever seen from this franchise before, and the rest of the NFL is starting to pick up on the fact...

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The Detroit Lions: A tale of triumph, curse and possible redemption

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor November 1, 2023

The year is 1958, and the Detroit Lions are fresh off their third NFL championship in the past six years. However, everything was about to fall apart as the defending champs set in motion a curse and...

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Detroit Lions crushed by Ravens in Baltimore

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 25, 2023

The Detroit Lions fell short to the number one team in the AFC North, the Baltimore Ravens, with a final score of 38-6. The Ravens are a ruthless team and were unstoppable on their home field. From...

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