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Author: Evan Kolin

Week Six Detroit Lions Takeaways

The Detroit Lions lost a wild contest Sunday at the Superdome, falling 52-35 to the New Orleans Saints. This is Detroit’s second consecutive defeat and third over their past four contests as the team moves to an even 3-3 on the season. It was a roller-coaster like game in New Orleans, with the Saints shooting out to a humiliating 45-10 advantage early in the third quarter. Just like last Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers, the Lions recovered, cutting the score to 45-38 with six minutes remaining. But their comeback attempt would fall short yet again. Here are three...

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Week Five Detroit Lions Takeaways

The Detroit Lions lost Sunday by a score of 27-24 at the hands of the Carolina Panthers at Ford Field. They now move to 3-2 on the season. For the first thirty minutes, the game went back and forth. As the second half began, however, the Panthers started to take control. Detroit almost completed yet another improbable comeback in the fourth quarter, but Carolina was able to close out the win. Here are three takeaways from the Detroit Lions week five defeat. Week Five Detroit Lions Takeaways Offensive Line Disappoints Entering the fall, one of the biggest talking points...

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Week Four Detroit Lions Takeaways

The Detroit Lions defeated the Minnesota Vikings 14-7 on Sunday, moving to 3-1 on the year. They are now tied with the Green Bay Packers atop the NFC North. After a heartbreaking home loss last week at the hands of the Atlanta Falcons, the Lions were able to come back and win a huge divisional road game. Here are three takeaways from Sunday’s week four win. In a low-scoring affair like this one, the winner is usually determined by whichever team makes the most plays on defense. And on Sunday, that team was Detroit. The Lions may not have been...

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Week Three Detroit Lions Takeaways

The Detroit Lions lost a heartbreaker Sunday at Ford Field, as the Atlanta Falcons escaped with a 30-26 victory over the home team. Detroit now moves to 2-1 on the season. Atlanta jumped out to a 17-3 edge early and held that advantage throughout the majority of the contest. The Lions fought back, knotting up the score by the end of the third quarter, but their comeback attempt faltered after failing to convert three 1st-and-Goal opportunities in the game’s final seconds. Here are three takeaways from the team’s heart-wrenching defeat: 1) The Defense: Good And Bad There were both...

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Week Two Detroit Lions Takeaways

The Detroit Lions defeated the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday Night Football, moving to 2-0 on the season. They now stand alone atop the NFC North. Contrary to their usual fourth-quarter comebacks, the Lions never trailed for all 60 minutes of the impressive victory. Here are three takeaways from the team’s statement win: Week Two Detroit Lions Takeaways 1) Stafford Continues To Impress Matthew Stafford’s statline from the Lions week two victory won’t drop anyone’s jaw. The ninth-year veteran totaled only 122 yards on 5.8 yards per attempt. But the Georgia alum did complete 15 of 21 passes...

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