The Best of the Detroit Lions: Barry Sanders

barry barry, photo by daveraoul. Yahoo has a feature on the five greatest Detroit Lions players. Though them might have missed the tackle on kick-returner Mel Gray (Charlie Sanders anyone?), they definitely nailed the rest with defensive back Dick “Night Train” Lane, linebacker Joe Schmidt, quarterback Bobby Layne and their unquestioned #1, Hall of Fame … Continue reading The Best of the Detroit Lions: Barry Sanders

Farewell Megatron? Detroit Lion Great Calvin Johnson to Retire. Maybe.

Megatron. Calvin Johnson., photo by Chris Arace ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Detroit Lions all-time greatest receiver Calvin Johnson is apparently headed for retirement. He reportedly told his family and close friends the 2015-16 season would be the last, and told gave coach Jim Caldwell the same message the day after the season ended.  If he does follow through, … Continue reading Farewell Megatron? Detroit Lion Great Calvin Johnson to Retire. Maybe.

Twenty … and Twenty One

Twenty, photo by DetroitDerek Photography Today is my little brother Shep’s birthday. He loves sports, the Detroit Lions and most definitely #20 Barry Sanders. While Lions rookie #21 Ameer Abdullah has a long, long way to go to get into Barry Sanders territory, he made some runs that certainly remind you of someone. Check out this … Continue reading Twenty … and Twenty One

#TBT Offseason at the Pontiac Silverdome

Pontiac Silverdome, photo by Mathew Davey With the departure of some key players including Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley and Reggie Bush and addition of new faces including Ravens stalwart Haloti Ngata, the Lions have had a fairly eventful offseason. One place that not much is happening is the Lions’ former home, the massive and now domeless Pontiac … Continue reading #TBT Offseason at the Pontiac Silverdome

Setting an Example at the Cadillac Tower

Setting An Example, photo by DetroitDerek Photography Wikipedia says that the Cadillac Tower was the first building outside New York City and Chicago to have 40 floors with a spire height of 438 ft making it Detroit’s 12th tallest building. It’s a Beaux Arts skyscraper that was designed by the architectural firm of Bonnah & Chaffee and … Continue reading Setting an Example at the Cadillac Tower