Episode #77: Week 4 Cowboys Preview

The nearly 2 week long nightmare is over and the Lions have got themselves into the win column with a 26-10 dismantling of the vaunted New England Patriots.  This week Erik and Joe will discuss whether lightning can strike twice this week in Dallas.

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Episode #76: Week 3 Patriots Preview

The Lions have returned home after a tough loss in Santa Clara to the 49ers.  This week Erik and Joe discuss the Lions returning to primetime with a guest appearance on “Sunday Night Football” as the opponent of the New England Patriots.

  • The Lions have not yet released their injury report, but the current wounded are Ezekiel Ansah, T.J. Lang and Darius Slay
  • The team has released OL Jamil Demby and S Marcus Cromartie
  • Joe and Erik discuss Erik’s 6 takeaways from the 49ers game article
  • Devon Kennard was the player of the game
  • Coach Patricia gave an uninspired explanation of clock management at end of the first half
  • Quandre Diggs and his late game penalty
  • 10 Observations from Week 2 snap counts
  • Erik and Joe talk about Lions Wire’s Jeff Risdon suggesting of 4 things the Lions must change
  • Breaking the New England Patriots
  • WR Josh Gordon is the newest Patriot
  • A myriad of mailbag topics are picked through… Matthew Stafford struggling with the deep ball, Staffords health, decisions while throwing
  • Are we going to see more Kerryon?
  • How was Wiggins performance, should he keep playing?
  • Can Golladay be a top 10 receiver, is this Golden Tate’s last year, why don’t the Lions use TEs?
  • How can Jarrad Davis improve, could Davis and Christian Jones switch linebacker roles?
  • Can Jamal Agnew expand his corner duties from the slot to the outside?
  • If the Lions keep losing, is blowing up the team and starting over an option (Spoiler: No)

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Episode #75: Week 2 49ers Preview

The Lions suffered an embarrassing 48-17 drubbing to rookie QB Sam Darnold and his New York Jets Monday Night. Erik and Joe will try to sort out the landmines and look at ways the team can potentially not embarrass themselves at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California in a late afternoon Sunday matchup with the 49ers.

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Episode #74: Week 1 Jets Preview

Erik and Joe recap the 53-man roster and preview the Lions tussling with the Jets on “Monday Night Football”

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Episode #73: 53-Man Roster Discussion

For the first time this preseason the Lions find themselves in the win column, with a comeback 33-30 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the soggy sombrero. This week Erik and Joe preview the preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns and project who makes the final 53-man roster.

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Episode #72: Giants Recap, Bucs Preview

The Detroit Lions are at the three-quarter point of the preseason and that means it’s time for the dress rehearsal game. This week on the Detroit Lions Breakdown Podcast we recap last weeks Giants game and prepare you for what you need to know heading into preseason Game 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

This week we discuss:

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Episode #71: Recap vs Raiders, Mini Giants Preview

Joe and Erik explore fans reactions to Game 1 against the Oakland Raiders and set expectations for Game 2 against the New York Giants as well as address what has happened so far in Training Camp.

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Episode #70: Lions at Raiders Preview

The Preseason is finally here! It has been 222 days since the Lions defeated the Packers in Week 17 and now they are back.

Joe and Erik explore fans expectations heading into Game 1 against the Oakland Raiders as well as address what has happened so far in Training Camp.

Special Thanks to:

  • Roland (Maxairrt) for the 5-star review!

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Episode #69: Training Camp Preview

Training Camp is here! Joe and Erik explore fans expectations during the preseason and answer two weeks worth of mailbag questions.

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Episode #68: Special Guest Scott Bischoff

With Joe Kania on vacation this week, Erik Schlitt welcomed in a special guest — Scott Bischoff. Scott works alongside Erik at Lions Wire as well as writing at Football Guys and is contributing with Matt Waldman on his Rookie Scouting Portfolio. You can find Scott on Twitter at @Bischoff_Scott.

This week Erik and Scott discus:

  • the Lions roster heading into training camp
  • A’Shawn Robinson’s role and how he will impact the players around him
  • Da’Shawn Hand’s versatility
  • Ezekiel Ansah’s usage off the edge and inside
  • what to expect from Jarrad Davis
  • Who backs up Devon Kennard?
  • Christian Jones versatility
  • Jalen Reeves-Maybin’s importance
  • why DeShawn Shead is underrated
  • Tracy Walker’s potential
  • How former starters Nevin Lawson and Tavon Wilson’s roles will change
  • five, six and seven defensive backs sets
  • going “big” to stop the run
  • why a starter designation isn’t as important as it used to be
  • who is Matthew Stafford’s back up?
  • Kerryon Johnson’s potential
  • the running backs rotation
  • will they trade Ameer Abdullah?
  • the offensive line construction
  • Frank Ragnow’s potential

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