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The Honolulu Blue Kool-Aid recipe, 2023 Edition

The infamous drink returns from the deep

Open thread: Should the Lions bring back black color rush jerseys?

The Lions are likely heading towards new jerseys in 2024. Which direction will they go with color rush?

Open thread: Should the Lions pursue free agent K Brandon McManus?

Can the Lions revive the career of another discarded Denver kicker?

POLL: Do you want the Lions to play in Germany this year?

The Detroit Lions could still be the Kansas City Chiefs’ opponent in Germany this year. Do you want that to happen?

Open thread: Should the NFL move up the Draft?

Thursday can’t come soon enough.

Open thread: Do you watch every day of the NFL Draft?

NFL Draft Week is here! As the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft approaches, are you excited about each day of the draft, or just the main event?

POLL: Should the NFL change its gambling, sports betting policies?

Should the NFL alter its gambling policies, or are they fair to the players and NFL staff?

The NFL’s gambling problem is their latest hypocritical mess

The NFL rightfully suspended Jameson Williams and other Lions players for sports betting. But that doesn’t excuse the hypocrisy spewed by the league.

The Detroit Lions should prioritize wide receiver in the NFL Draft

The Detroit Lions have an overlooked need at the wide receiver position, and they should address it early in the 2023 NFL Draft.

Open thread: Should the Lions make a play for Lamar Jackson?

With Jackson’s non-exclusive franchise tag, the unthinkable just became a possibility.

Open thread: How many XFL games have you watched so far?

There have already been some really fun games.

Open thread: What was your favorite Super Bowl commercial?

...and why was it not Tubi?

2023 Super Bowl was decided by the NFL’s stupidest rule

The NFL needs to get rid of automatic first down penalties immediately.

Open thread: Was the revamped 2023 Pro Bowl a success?

The revamped format drew mixed reviews.

Open thread: Will Aaron Rodgers be a Green Bay Packer next season?

Has the time come for Aaron Rodgers to leave the NFC North?

Open thread: Which remaining playoff team are you rooting for?

Four teams remain in the hunt for the Super Bowl.

4 lessons we learned from the NFL Divisional Round

A look at the most important takeaways from the 2022-23 NFL Divisional Round of the playoffs.

Ranking the 8 remaining NFL playoff teams by rootability

Which teams remaining in the playoffs are the easiest to root for?

POLL: Which team won the T.J. Hockenson trade?

The picks are set, which team came out on top?

Sorry, Detroit: Sauce Gardner, not Aidan Hutchinson, should be DRoY

Aidan Hutchinson had an incredible season, and the Lions have every reason to be thrilled with the player they picked second overall. Sauce Gardner’s season was just better.

Open thread: Will the Rams beat the Seahawks in Week 18?

Even if the Lions take care of the Packers in Week 18, they will need some help from the former champs.

NFL Week 6: Latest betting odds for all 12 games on Sunday

Examining the betting odds for all 12 NFL games during Week 6 of the 2022 season.

Lions vs. Seahawks 5Qs preview: Optimism is difficult to find in Seattle

Getting to know the Detroit Lions upcoming opponent in our latest 5 questions series.

Power rankings: National opinion of Detroit Lions is steady despite loss

Checking in on where the Detroit Lions stand in the national rankings.

NFL Week 3 power rankings: Lions catapult to top-half of the league

The Detroit Lions shot up national NFL power rankings after a solid win over the Commanders.

2022 NFL Week 2 power rankings: Detroit Lions grit, competitiveness recognized

Checking in on where the Detroit Lions stand in the national rankings.

Week 1 power rankings: Detroit Lions stock on the rise

Following a successful offseason and positive showing on "Hard Knocks," the national media believes Dan Campbell’s Detroit Lions team is ready to take the next step.

5 things I learned about the Detroit Lions during Episode 2 of ‘Hard Knocks’

The behind-the-scenes information uncovered during "Hard Knocks" led to some interesting lessons about the Detroit Lions.

2022 NFL preview: Ranking the NFC North tight ends

The NFC North is quite barren at tight end, but one team easily tops the charts.

2022 NFL preview: Ranking the NFC North wide receivers

Two teams in the NFC North have great receiver groups. The other two... not so much.

Can Lions DC Aaron Glenn replicate his ridiculous Year 2 turnaround from the Saints?

Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn was instrumental in turning around the Saints defense in just a single year. Could he do the same in Detroit?

2022 NFL preview: Ranking the NFC North running backs

Which team has the best backfield in the NFC North?

2022 NFL preview: Ranking the NFC North quarterbacks

In the first part of our NFC North position preview, we take a look at the quarterbacks.

Open thread: Who will be the Panthers starting QB vs Lions in Week 16?

The Carolina Panthers traded for Baker Mayfield, hoping to create competition at the quarterback spot with Sam Darnold and rookie Matt Corral. But which one will be the quarterback when the Detroit Lions come to town in Week 16?

Open thread: Which defensive back will you be watching this season?

There are a whole lot of interesting pieces in the Detroit secondary.

Open thread: Which Lions player is set up to have a breakout season?

With one of the youngest teams in the NFL, a number of different players could see breakout seasons, but which one will make the biggest leap?

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