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Draft: Detroit Lions Should Draft Cameron Jordan

thehouseofspears.net - Like many of you, I have been bashing my head against the wall, doing as much research as I possibly can, and reading up on every possible prospect to somehow, someway figure out who Martin Mayhew will take on the ...

In Slides: The Top Five Defensive Coordinators of the NFL

thehouseofspears.net - Defensive coordinators to me are the most underrated part of the game when it comes to building a team. I don’t think any other coach—not even the head coach— has a bigger impact on the game in the duration of ...

Ranking The GMs #20: John Schneider/Pete Carroll

thehouseofspears.net - lot of the decisions made by the Seattle Seahawks front office aren’t probably made by general manager John Schneider. They are the work of coach/ de facto GM Pete Carroll. I am not sure whether to call Seattle’s run ...


Ranking The GMs #19: Mike Reinfeldt

thehouseofspears.net - Mike Reinfeldt’s draft picks have been pretty damn solid in the last three years with the drafting of Chris Johnson, Kenny Britt and Derrick Morgan. He has been extremely aggressive and took big chances on guys like Johnson and has ...

Ranking The GMs: #18: Rick Smith

thehouseofspears.net - I have to start out by saying that Rick Smith is one of the more underrated general mangers in the NFL. The Houston Texans before Smith were more or less know for draft failures on top of draft failures. Rick ...

Ranking The GMs: #17: Jeff Ireland

thehouseofspears.net - If this was a ranking of how quickly a general manager has been able to put together a team, then Jeff Ireland, with much credit given to Bill Parcels, would be one of the top three on the list. ...


Ranking The GMs #16: Jerry Reese

thehouseofspears.net - So we have finally come to the midpoint of this ranking, and the honor of Mr. Average goes to Jerry Reese of the New York Giants. Had Reese been the general manager of the Giants for a few more ...

Detroit Lions Smartly Addressed the Safety Position

www.thehouseofspears.net - In the last week or so, a bunch of high profile safeties were released, which included a former Defensive Player of the Year in Bob Sanders, Pro Bowl caliber safety in O.J. Atogwe, and a pretty solid one in Eugene ...

Look For Lions To Draft Senior Bowl Players

www.thehouseofspears.net - I was unable to attend the Senior Bowl this year but from various reports, I've heard the Lions sent out quite a few scouts to the practices. What's more, they even stayed for the game and watched from the press ...

From The Vault: Breaking Down the Lions Defense

www.thehouseofspears.net - The Lions head coach, as most of us know, is Jim Schwartz, and their defensive coordinator is Gunther Cunningham. The two of them probably have the biggest contrast in style, experience and demeanor between a head coach and defensive coordinator ...