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Detroit Lions Film Review

Film breakdown: How do the Lions succeed when they only rush three?

Detroit is dictating terms to the offensive protection, flashing threats that blockers cannot risk ignoring.

Film breakdown: Tavon Wilson was Lions’ quiet hero in Week 4

The safety did not get much attention, but he made plays for the Lions down the stretch.

Film breakdown: How Darrell Bevell baited the Eagles secondary

Darrell Bevell is the most experienced play caller Stafford has had since Scott Linehan, and it shows.

Film breakdown: Did Darius Slay truly get toasted by Keenan Allen?

Breaking down the big battle from Week 2.

The key coaching decision you didn’t see on the Lions’ game-winning play

When the game was on the line, one subtle decision made all the difference.

Film breakdown: A serious running game will help Stafford thrive

Even if it did not gain much yardage, running the ball was crucial against the Cardinals.

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Why did the defense collapse vs. Cardinals ?

Was it poor play calling? Detroit getting out coached? Or were the Lions truly just tired?

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Taking a look at Tavon Wilson’s preseason opener

The Lions safety looked good in the preseaon opener.

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Is there still hope for Teez Tabor?

The young corner has gotten his career off to a rough start.

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Why Darius Slay deserves a new contract

The corner is skipping out on mini-camp because he wants a new deal, and the Lions should give him one

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Malik Carney is a UDFA to keep an eye on

The defensive end has a real case to make the 53-man roster.

Film breakdown: Can Brandon Powell have a meaningful role in 2019?

Can the UDFA earn himself a real role in the Lions offense this season?

Film breakdown: Da’Shawn Hand is a player the Lions can build around

The fourth-round pick was a star is his first NFL season.

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Looking back on Kerryon Johnson’s rookie season

The running back had a great rookie season, but still has a lot of room to grow.

Film breakdown: Is Tracy Walker ready for an expanded role?

The safety stood out as a rookie, but can he become a regular contributor in 2019?

Film breakdown: Can C.J. Anderson reproduce last season’s magic in Detroit?

Anderson played a key role in the Los Angeles Rams’ Super Bowl run, can he find success in the Motor City?

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Is Rashaan Melvin the answer at CB2?

The Lions added a second corner in free agency, but should he start next season?

Film breakdown: What can Danny Amendola still bring to the table?

The "Patriot Way."

Film breakdown: Will Jesse James fill the Lions’ void at tight end?

Detroit landed the top tight end on the market, but is he enough?

Detroit Lions film breakdown: How does Justin Coleman fit into the Lions defense?

The Lions landed a top nickel in free agency, but where does he fit?

Film breakdown: Why Trey Flowers is worth every penny of his deal

The Lions new star edge rusher should provide a huge boost to the team’s front-7.

Film breakdown: Does Levine Toilolo have a future with the Lions?

The tight end was a good blocker, but was it enough?

Lions film breakdown: Does Glover Quin have a future in Detroit?

One of the Lions long time defensive leaders is reaching the end of his career.

Film breakdown: Does Romeo Okwara have a place in the Lions’ future?

The defensive end made a surprise impact in 2018, but should Detroit hold on to him for the future?

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Should the Lions bring back Ezekiel Ansah?

Will the Lions 2013 first round pick play another snap in Honolulu blue?

Lions film breakdown: Does Theo Riddick still have a role in Detroit?

The running back has been an important piece of the Lions offense for a long time, but does he still have a role going forward?

Film breakdown: Does TJ Jones have a future role on the Lions?

The receiver has incredible talent, but can he carve out a role going forward?

Film breakdown: Does Zach Zenner have a place in the Lions future?

The running back has made an unlikely resurgence late in the season, but should the fairy tale continue next year?

Lions Film Breakdown: Bruce Ellington could have a future in Detroit

The wide receiver has been a huge part of the teams offense recently, but is he good?

Film breakdown: T.J. Lang was the heart and soul of the rushing attack

The Lions really do have a quality run game, but it’s on injured reserve.

Detroit Lions film breakdown: Is Mike Ford the answer at CB2?

The undrafted rookie shined in the Lions thanksgiving loss, but what does he actually bring to the table?

Film breakdown: Lions need more consistent run support reads from Jarrad Davis

Jarrad Davis still isn’t "playing fast." At least not all the time.

Film Breakdown: How the Panthers use Christian McCaffrey’s dynamic talents

The Panthers running back will be tough for the Lions to deal with.

Film Breakdown: Marvin Jones is blossoming into a well-rounded WR

Taking a look at the receivers first game without Golden Tate to see if he is the guy the Lions need him to be.

Film breakdown: Is Taylor Decker truly healthy?

I hope so, but it sure did not look that way in Minnesota.

Film breakdown: How much is Stafford to blame for 10 sacks vs. Vikings?

Was Stafford holding onto the ball too long?