Category Archives: Detroit Lions

Draft Rewind 2009: Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about MATTHEW STAFFORD: Georgia, 6022, 225, 4.84. Junior entry. Three-year starter. Right handed. Plays in a pro style offense that is built around the play action game. Takes snap from under center and in shotgun. Streaky … Continue reading

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2016 NFL Records and Milestones

A sampling of NFL records set and milestones reached in 2016:  TEAM RECORDS & MILESTONES ARIZONA CARDINALS Led the NFC in total defense (305.2 yards per game) and sacks (48). QB CARSON PALMER passed for 4,233 yards, his franchise-best third season with … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2009: Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about MATTHEW STAFFORD: Georgia, 6022, 225, 4.84. Junior entry. Three-year starter. Right handed. Plays in a pro style offense that is built around the play action game. Takes snap from under center and in … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2014: Travis Swanson, Detroit Lions

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft about TRAVIS SWANSON: Arkansas, 6050, 312, 5.28. Four-year starter and a two-year captain. A good effort player. Works to finish and stay after his block. New coach Bret … Continue reading

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Detroit Lions’ 5-Year Draft Review

by Adam Fournier, Ourlads’ Intern The Lions were one of the worst teams in the NFL in the first decade of the new millennium that included a zero win season. The Lions struggles had a lot to do with a … Continue reading

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Haloti Ngata Trade to Detroit

by Dave Syvertsen, Ourlads’ Draft Analyst   What? Baltimore Haloti Ngata TRADED to Detroit Why? Baltimore owes a lot of their team success over the years to Ngata and his versatile, physical presence in the middle of that defense.  A former first … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2014 – Kyle Van Noy – Detroit Lions

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about KYLE VAN NOY: BYU, 6031 243 4.67. Three-year starter who played in every game as a freshman. An impact and disruptive player. A four down linebacker that makes plays. Can quickly take on … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2014: Eric Ebron, Detroit Lions

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about ERIC EBRON: North Carolina, 6043 250 4.59. Junior entry. Two-year starter. Athletic after catch. Has some stop and go quickness. A mismatch athletically for the linebackers and secondary. A raw route runner. Not stiff … Continue reading

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NFC North – 2014 NFL Draft

Here is a quick overview of the each team’s draft within the NFC North with a focus on what they really tried to do with this class. Also noted is their best value pick and top undrafted free agent signing. Value is based on where they were selected and where I had them graded. MINNESOTA VIKINGS 1 (9) – Anthony Barr – LB / UCLA 2 (32) – Teddy Bridgewater – QB / Louisville 3 (72) – Scott Continue reading

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Detroit Lions’ 7-Round Mock Draft

LIONS’ NEEDS – DB, OL, DL, LB, TE, QB, WR, RB, SPT SELECTION NUMBERS FOR ALL 8 PICKS 10 Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State 45 Joel Bitonio OG Nevada 76 CJ Fiedorowicz TE Iowa 111 Telvin Smith LB Florida State … Continue reading

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