Episode #114: Training Camp Preview

It has been roughly seven months since the Lions last suited up for a football game, and even though the NFL did provide teases through the draft and mini-camps we here at the Detroit Lions Breakdown Podcast have been patiently waiting for football to return… it finally has. Erik and Joe spend this week chatting about training camp.

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Episode #113: Happy Trails Glover Quin

Another week of summer, another slow week for the Lions. Luckily Erik and Joe have plenty to discuss with Erik’s latest series about heading into training camp. Once again, the listeners deliver with a bunch of excellent mailbag questions.

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Episode #112: Summer Mailbag

The dog days of summer are upon us, but that doesn’t mean the mail stops being delivered. Erik and Joe delve into an overfull mailbag and answer a bevy of listener questions.

  • Is the league a passing league or is it secretly a run-first league?
  • Was Frank Ragnow always destined to be the Lions center?
  • Could Teez Tabor’s performance in OTAs just be a tall tale?
  • Could the Lions end up splitting their dime package between 3 corners and 3 safeties?
  • How has camp changed since last season?
  • Are there candidates to be breakout players this season?
  • How will the Lions dole out their extra cap space?
  • Could an extension for Graham Glasgow extension be on the horizon?
  • Could any available free agents be an impact player on this Lions team?
  • Are there any trades the Lions might explore?
  • Is it a greater priority to bring Darius Slay or Damon Harrison into camp?
  • Is there anyone worthy of taking in the Supplemental draft — Jalen Thompson, DB Washington State
  • What combination of events need to occur in the NFC North for the Lions to make the playoffs?
  • What will the Lions be looking to draft in 2020?
  • Discussion of our earliest Lions memory and favorite player

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Episode #111: Special Guest Jeremy Reisman

This week Erik and Joe are treated with a visit by special guest Jeremy Reisman, the managing editor at Pride of Detroit. Erik and Jeremy have spent a lot of time together at the Allen Park facility and don’t often share the same viewpoint of what they’ve seen on the field. In this episode, they share stories from behind the scenes from over the last year and discuss the state of the Lions current roster.

We didn’t end up talking about these things, but feel free to check them out…

Once again, a special thanks to Jeremy Reisman for being a guest on this weeks show!

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Episode #110: OTAs Out for Summer

OTAs wrap up this week so Erik and Joe will discuss everything Erik has seen at practice and hit on a bunch of other ancillary topics that the Lions have circling in their orbit.

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Episode #109: OTA Recap

As the Lions head into Week 2 of OTAs Erik gets the chance to discuss what he saw during the Lions practice on Thursday.

  • After talking about the mood at practice Erik talks about the expansion of different defensive looks the Lions may employ this season
  • Teez Tabor has surprised in these early practices
  • A position by position breakdown of who has started finding their way up the depth chart
  • Stafford looked relaxed
  • The battle between Connor Cook and Tom Savage rages on
  • Zach Zenner will still find his way onto the field somehow this season
  • Seemingly the biggest news in OTAs has been Frank Ragnows move to Center
  • Special thanks to Kimmy KKKKK, Corey $r, Zeel city, Best Draft Application and G Lions fan for the 5-star reviews!

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Episode #108: Taste of the Lions

Another quiet week around the NFL allows Erik and Joe to explore the studio space with questions from the listeners in this podcast.

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Episode #107: Camp Battles

Well over a week has passed since the draft and things are settling down across the NFL. That gives Erik and Joe the opportunity to discuss the current roster construction and the impending battles to look forward to, or lament, in training camp.

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Episode #106: NFL Draft Review

Over the weekend in Nashville over 100,000 NFL fans visited Broadway each day to find out which collegiate players would be selected by their favorite team. The Lions had 9 of those picks which created mixed emotions from the fan base. In this episode Erik and Joe focus solely on the draft.

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Episode #105: QIB Defense

Last week Erik and Joe discussed Erik’s QIB system when it comes to the offensive prospects in this year’s draft. In this episode, they move to the defensive side of the ball.

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