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DSBA and Pro Football Writers Association Detroit Chapter: Kerry Hyder and Taylor Decker Win Awards

The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association, together with the Detroit chapter of the Pro Football Writers Association (PFWA) have selected defensive end Kerry Hyder as its 2016 Detroit Lions DSBA-PFWA Media Friendly “Good Guy” Award winner. The second-year pro is 6-2, 270 pounds and 25 years of age. He record 36 tackles (23 solo) and 8.0 sacks in 16 games played…read more →

Battle Of Lions Opponents

Battle Of Lions Opponents

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING JACKSONVILLE, FL After watching the Green Bay Packers at the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 11, 2016, at Ever Bank Field, the Lions will be in for tough challenges with these teams. Let’s start with the Packers, who had their hands full with Jacksonville. Green Bay defeated Jacksonville 27-23 in 90 degree temperatures and…read more →

Patriotic NFL Moments

Patriotic NFL Moments

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH JACKSONVILLE, FL I have covered an NFL Game on Veterans Day on Monday Night, November 11, 1996 when the San Diego Chargers hosted the Detroit Lions, and it was an incredible experience. San Diego won the contest 27-21 at Jack Murphy Stadium. Considering that the game was held in a Military Town like San Diego, this made…read more →

Jerry Green & His 50 Years

Jerry Green & His 50 Years

By George B. Eichorn – Jerry Green & His 50 Years Jerry Green is a legend when it comes to sports writers in Michigan and throughout the nation – and someone I have looked up to in my profession. Honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, Green is one of just two…read more →

Longtime NFL Coach and Colts Broadcaster Passes

Longtime NFL Coach and Colts Broadcaster Passes

Longtime NFL Coach and Colts Broadcaster Passes By Raymond Rolak Detroit Sports Broadcaster Association Past President Starred at St. Bonaventure and the University of Detroit Humble Son of Immigrants Honored Member of the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame Former St. Bonaventure and University of Detroit quarterback, Ted Marchibroda, passed away this weekend surrounded by family at his home in…read more →

Lions Always Make Games Interesting

Lions Always Make Games Interesting

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH Whether the Detroit Lions win or lose when they’re on National Television, they generally make things very exciting. It remains to be seen if they’ll get any National TV Appearances in 2016 beyond their annual Thanksgiving Game. In last years playoffs on the road against the Dallas Cowboys, while the Lions were leading 20-17 in the fourth…read more →

What’s Up In Lion Land For 2015?

What’s Up In Lion Land For 2015?

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH PHOTOS BY CANDICE EBLING JACKSONVILLE, FL On December 28, 2014, We covered the Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers at Historic Lambeau Field with the NFC North Division Title on the line. The Green Bay Packers emerged as 30-20 winners and won the Norris Division. What stood out in this game was former Lion Ndamukong Suh stepping…read more →

Kick off is right around the corner

Kick off is right around the corner

By George Eichorn of The Monitor Kickoff is right around the corner! Detroit Lions Football is back as the team has high expectations entering the 2015 season opener at the San Diego Chargers this Sunday afternoon, September 13. For the first time since 2011, the Lions open the season on the road. Coming off an 11-5 season one year ago…read more →

Creative Stadium Names

Creative Stadium Names

BY SCOTT MORGANROTH Photo by Candise Ebling When I was growing up as a kid back in Metro Detroit, Tiger Stadium, Olympia Stadium, Joe Louis Arena, Cobo Arena and the Pontiac Silverdome were the main venues to watch the Tigers, Red Wings, Pistons and the Lions. Then late Pistons Owner William Davidson built the Palace of Auburn Hills privately after…read more →

Eichorn Column – Superbowl XLIX

Eichorn Column – Superbowl XLIX

By George Eichorn¬† Let’s get right to the business of Super Bowl XLIX and just who is going to stake claim to the Vince Lombardi Trophy – the Seattle Seahawks or New England Patriots.¬† We asked this reporter’s colleagues in the media to pick a winner of the Showdown in the Desert at University of Phoenix Stadium this Sunday evening….read more →