Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers Week 17 Preview

FUNDAMENTALS:  Opponent: Green Bay Packers When: Sunday, Jan. 1, 8:30 p.m. Where: Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan Television: NBC Radio: WJR-AM 760 WHAT’S ON THE LINE: The NFC North. That’s all we need to say for this one. Everyone knows what

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Stirred, Not Shaken: 60 Years of History

So, NFL nation. This is what it’s like to be a Lions’ fan. Rough start, going 1-3, and we, the fans, are ready to give up on the season. The undefeated Eagles, playing behind wunderkind quarterback Carson Wentz, are coming

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Detroit Lions vs Dallas Cowboys Week 16 Preview

FUNDAMENTALS:  Opponent: Dallas Cowboys When: Monday, Dec. 26, 8:15 p.m. Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas Television: ESPN Radio: WJR-AM 760 WHAT’S ON THE LINE: Setting up a better position for the Green Bay game. Defeating the Cowboys on Monday Night Football

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Lions, Buccaneers Losses Put Packers in Playoff Position

Following three decent quarters and an atrocious fourth quarter the Green Bay Packers somehow fled single-digit temperatures in Chicago with a win and a playoff berth within grasp. Despite the cold, Aaron Rodgers and Ty Montgomery were able to carry the

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Stirred, Not Shaken: THUD

Thud! That thud you heard from Detroit was the sound of a fan base in panic. I’ve written here, in this blog, numerous times about the Same Old Lions (SOL), and up until this point they have proven me wrong

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2017 NFL Draft Rankings: Offensive Tackles

This article originally appeared on NFCNBarroom.com on December 22, 2016. The Editor has updated some information. With the success of the Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders and Atlanta Falcons NFL general managers are being reminded at how vital it is to have

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Bears Barroom Radio – A Chicago Bears Christmas

Chicago Bears Christmases are starting to feel a lot like a Charlie Brown Christmas. Every season fans go in with high expectations and every year Lucy pulls the football out and the Bears fall on their butt. That’s the mood for

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Chicago Bears Daily Dose 12.21.16 – Why No Pro Bowlers?

Draft Dr. Phil talks about how the Chicago Bears lack of Pro Bowl players is tied into the suspect coaching by John Fox. Phil Ottochian also makes a strong push for the Bears to solve their left tackle problem by

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Hoping For The Best, But Expecting The Worst

The title of this blog post is part of the lyrics of the Alphaville song, “Forever Young,” and I feel as though it applies perfectly to rooting for the Detroit Lions. Inching closer to capturing their first division title in

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Colts Hand Vikings Worst Loss in Zimmer Era

Vikings Barroom Assistant Editor Drew Mahowald reacts to the worst Minnesota Vikings loss in the Mike Zimmer era. Oh yeah, that’s right. This was the worst performance in the Mike Zimmer era by the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings were flat

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