How Dan Campbell plans on fixing the Detroit Lions’ lackluster pass rush

[ad_1] On Sunday against the New England Patriots, the Detroit Lions generated a total of two pressures, according to PFF, the lowest figure of any team last week. The average amount of pressure by a team in Week 5 was 16.6. Detroit ranks 27th in PFF’s pass rush grade and 31st in ESPN’s pass rush … Read more

Detroit Pistons lost in preseason to Thunder, 115-99, after bad 3rd

[ad_1] Killian Hayes appears to enjoy playing the Oklahoma City Thunder. He scored a career-high 26 points and tallied eight assists, seven rebounds and five steals against them on April 1 last season. He was once again the Detroit Pistons’ best all-around player against the Thunder on Tuesday. Unfortunately, much of the rest of the … Read more

Lions-Patriots key PFF stats: Poor play from trenches, Jared Goff sinks Detroit

[ad_1] If we haven’t reached the low point of the Dan Campbell era, imaging what that would potentially look like might be the scariest thing you see in October. On Sunday, the Detroit Lions were thoroughly outplayed and entirely outcoached by the New England Patriots. There’s no way to sugarcoat a loss like this one. … Read more

Why the Detroit Lions benched longtime starting cornerback Amani Oruwariye

[ad_1] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Amani Oruwariye is playing like one of the worst cornerbacks in the league this season. By ProFootballFocus’ measure, he has been the worst cornerback in the league this season. With promising young cornerback Jerry Jacobs due back at the bye, and Jeff Okudah certainly not coming off the field, Oruwariye’s days … Read more

Recap: Detroit Lions embarrassed by Patriots, limp to 1-4 at the bye week

[ad_1] The Detroit Lions had an opportunity to go into the bye week on a high note after getting thrashed by the Seattle Seahawks’ offense last week. The New England Patriots aren’t a good team, and they were starting their third-string quarterback—a fourth-round rookie who was making his NFL starting debut. Instead of making a … Read more

Detroit Lions scratch Amani Oruwariye as part of big defensive changes

[ad_1] Foxborough — In a stunning move, the Detroit Lions made starting cornerback Amani Oruwariye a healthy scratch for Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots. It marks an abrupt fall from grace for a player who finished third in the NFL in interceptions last season and is in a contract year. But there’s no … Read more

Detroit Tigers fire amateur scouting director Scott Pleis

[ad_1] Detroit Tigers president of baseball operations Scott Harris has started the restructuring of his front office. Amateur scouting director Scott Pleis was fired after 15 seasons with the organization, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation told the Free Press. An email was sent to members of the scouting department Friday morning. The Tigers … Read more

Detroit Lions kicker Austin Seibert; Michael Badgley likely to start

[ad_1] The Detroit Lions announced on Friday that kicker Austin Seibert has been waived, in yet another development in Detroit’s ever-evolving kicking game. Seibert has been dealing with a groin injury—the same one that required surgery last year—for the past two weeks. In his last game appearance, Seibert missed kicks from 48 yards and 54 … Read more

The Detroit Tigers’ odds of winning the first MLB draft lottery

[ad_1] The Detroit Tigers, despite losing their final three games of the 2022 season, went 11-5 in their final 16 games, all after former San Francisco Giants general manager Scott Harris was hired as the franchise’s president of baseball operations. In past years, that would have left the Tigers — whose late-season spurt moved them … Read more