Episode #242: Lions vs. Falcons Preseason Game 1 recap

This week on the podcast, the guys recap the Detroit Lions’ first game of the 2022 preseason, when the team took on the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field.

With the Lions still operating with 90 players, Erik and Joe go position-by-position through the roster and discuss the players who stood out, those who performed well, and the guys who need to step up their games. Additionally, the fellas talk a bit about the team’s first episode on “Hard Knocks” and identify those players who we would like to see get more playing time next week in Indianapolis when they take on the Colts.

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Episode #241: Lions Training Camp: Recapping the first 7 practices

This week on the podcast, the fellas recap the first seven practices of the 2022 Detroit Lions training camp. Erik has been in Allen Park for every moment of this year’s camp and has a lot to share. In this episode, the duo go position-by-position through the roster and discuss who has been standing out and who needs to step up.

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Episode #240: Lions training camp preview

This week on the podcast, the fellas take a look at the Detroit Lions roster and when it sits heading into 2022 training camp. Together they go position-by-position and discuss what they’re looking forward to, who is battling for a position, expectations for players, and highlight potential storylines that should be appealing to HBO’s “Hard Knocks”.

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Episode #239: Stacking the Lions roster into tiers

This week on the podcast, the fellas do something they haven’t done before and stack the Detroit Lions roster into tiers. This is something Erik used to frequently do, in article form, during the offseason, but hasn’t revisited the concept in the past two years.

In this episode, not only do the guys stack the roster, but they do it as a collaborative project during the show. By not planning out players’ tier placement ahead of the episode, Erik and Joe are hoping to present listeners with a behind-the-scenes look at how the process unfolds as well as the conversations had about controversial players.

Currently, the Lions have 89 players on the roster and they will be grouped into the following categories:

  • Impact players
  • Core players
  • Projected starters
  • Role players
  • Final Depth of 53-man roster
  • On the fringe
  • Work to do

If you want to see the end results of the Roster Stack, scroll down to see the picture, but if you don’t, make sure and avoid the Spoiler section below.

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2022 Pre-Training Camp Roster Stack

Episode #238: Summer Mailbag

This week on the podcast, the fellas turn to the listeners for questions about the Detroit Lions in their first installment of the DLB Summer Mailbag.

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Episode #237: Lions’ OTA Week 2 Review

This week on the podcast, the fellas review the Detroit Lions 2022 second week of OTAs (organized team activities), sharing their opinions and thoughts on the happenings in Allen Park.

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Episode #236: Breaking down the Lions 2022 Schedule

This week on the podcast, the fellas go game-by-game through the Detroit Lions 2022 schedule release, sharing their opinions of the matchup, and discussing how winnable each game really is.

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Episode #235: Detroit Lions 2022 NFL Draft recap

This week on the podcast, the guys go pick-by-pick and review the Detroit Lions 2022 NFL Draft class, examining what the player brings to the organization, and how they may be used in the current scheme.

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Episode #234: Lions Pre-Draft NFL Mailbag

This week on the podcast, with the 2022 NFL Draft just hours away, the guys discuss the Detroit Lions’ approach to the event by diving into the listener’s mailbag of questions.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Our confidence level in Lions’ GM Brad Holmes
  • How strict is the Best Player Approach?
  • Trade options, up, down, and all around
  • How serious are the Lions about taking a QB and when might they do it, if at all?
  • Sorting through the options at WR
  • Lions options at No. 2
  • Aidan Hutchinson and Kayvon Thibodeaux hype
  • Could Travon Walker switch positions?
  • Could the Lions double-dip on the defensive line?
  • Linebacker fits
  • Could the Lions wait on taking a safety?
  • What is the one position that is a clear need that the Lions might not draft?

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Episode #233: Exploring Lions’ needs and the NFL Draft

This week on the podcast, the guys discuss the Detroit Lions team needs and how they could address them in the upcoming 2022 NFL draft.

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