Michael David Smith: Lions Should Have a Top NFL Passing Game

Michael David Smith, managing editor of Pro Football Talk, joins The Diesel to talk about Matthew Stafford, in response to Jim Caldwell saying 'he doesn't need to take off for [them] to win'. Michael says that with all the money that Stafford and the WRs on the Lions make, they should be one of the top passing offenses in the NFL. He also tells us who the Lions may take at #23. Read more...

R & R Talk About The Lions And NFL Rule Changes

Ryan and Rico talk about Lions proposing a change to the replay system and it was not approved. They touch on some of the other proposed NFL rule changes.  Read more...

The Diesel Catches Up with Former Lions WR Now NFL Network Analyst Nate Burleson

Matt Dery and former Lions WR now NFL Network Analyst Nate Burleson discuss the latest on the Lions and more... Read more...

Martin Mayhew And Tom Lewand Talked Yesterday: The Diesel gives His Thoughts

Martin Mayhew and Tom Lewand talked yesterday: The Diesel gives his thoughts. Caldwell admits that it does hurt losing Suh, but Ngata is an excellent replacement. Read more...

Kyle Meinke: "I Was Sitting There And Didn't Understand Him"

Kyle Meinke, beat writer for the Lions for Mlive Media Group,  is on with The Diesel to talk about Martin Mayhew's comments at the owners meetings. He was sitting across the table from him, but Meike jokes he didn't understand what he was trying to say. Matt asks about what kinds of things he was asked, and how he responded to everything. Read more...

The Diesel Takes Martin Mayhew to Task

The Diesel knows he's not a Lions fan like people who've been here they're whole lives, and he respects Lions fans for what they've been through. But Matt has "lost faith" in the Lions. He takes Martin Mayhew to task about how he handled the Suh contract situation. Read more...

Thank You, Lions, For Not Going Near Greg Hardy

The Diesel is at CJ Mahoney's, and he wanted to take a moment to thank the Lions organization for not putting their names into the Greg Hardy sweepstakes. Matt thinks that it's awful that Greg Hardy was able to collect a paycheck last year and go out and sign this year, even while not playing. Dallas broadcaster Dale Hansen rips into the Cowboys for the Greg Hardy signing. Is he deserving of a second chance?  Read more...

Should The Lions Give Tim Tebow A Tryout?

Should the Lions give Tim Tebow a tryout? A hallway discussion gets the Diesel going as some people think the Lions should give Tebow a tryout.  Hear what Matt's thoughts are. Read more...

Ian Rapoport: We'll See What Teryl Austin is Made Of

Ian Rapoport, National Insider for NFL.com and NFL Network, joins The Diesel to talk about retiring LB Chris Borland. Matt also asks his opinion on the Lions free agency so far, and Rapoport talks about Teryl Austin's success, and why this year will be a true test for him and the Lions defense. Read more...

The Diesel Gives His Opinion Of Todd Gurley Visiting With The Lions

The Diesel gives his opinion of Todd Gurley visiting the Lions. The Diesel knows Gurley is a great running back but doesn't want him here in Detroit. Read more...