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Posted Wednesday, September 03, 2008 04:31 PM

Detroit Lions 2008 Season

What do you say boys?  Time for a little bit of Football, by far my favorite sport.

Since the Lions are my hometown team and I have followed them since I started playing football when I was 10 yrs. old, I decided to start a blog.  I will talk about the past weeks game as well as the upcoming game.

Feel free to chime in with whatever you boys want, good or bad.  I am a big boy and can take it......plus, the Lions have been bad for some time now, so I am use to hearing from all my friends.

When going into this season I saw a team that went 7-9 last year and did absolutely nothing to improve on their team.....then training camp came. 

Their D looks so much better than I thought it would.  Their O looks more balanced (even though they only avg. 3.4 yds. per carry in the pre-season), they ran the ball an average of about 23 times per game last year.....this pre-season alone they averaged 31 carries. 

This more balanced O will help keep the pass rushers off of Kitna.  He didn't face any real pressure all pre-season.  The addition of Rudi Johnson will help.

The D should benefit from the O holding onto the ball for more sustained drives, thus making them more fresh when they come out.  This D was ranked last in the league last year.  From what I have seen in the pre-season, they should improve to middle of the pack, this will have me putting some coin on their Over win total this ye... [More]

Posted Saturday, April 19, 2008 10:50 AM

Pistons Playoff Blog

I am going to keep a running blog going and recap and talk about the games/series as the Pistons try to march for the title.

 

Could it be a rematch of 04' with the Lakers and Pistons meeting in the Finals?

 

Boston will be tough to beat, but the Pistons have fresher legs and a world of playoff experience behind them, should be fun.

 

Feel free to chime in as I spend the next month and a half cheering on my home team.



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