CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 21: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a pass in front of Brock Vereen #45 of the Chicago Bears during the second half on December 21, 2014 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the Bears 20-14.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Study: 5 Players Stand Between The Lions And The Super Bowl

ESPN and Pro Football Focus conducted a study to see how close each team is to being a “Super Bowl” caliber team.

97.1 The Ticket–01/26/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 25: Team Carter defensive end J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans tries to sack Team Irvin quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions during the second half of the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Matthew Stafford Wins Offensive MVP At Pro Bowl

The odd rules that the NFL tried in the Pro Bowl made for a strange sideshow.

97.1 The Ticket–01/26/2015

Team Irvin return specialist Darren Sproles #43 of the Philadelphia Eagles is hit by Team Carter inside linebacker C.J. Mosley #57 of the Baltimore Ravens during the second half of the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Pro Bowl A Testing Range For Quirky Rules

The odd rules that the NFL tried in the Pro Bowl made for a strange sideshow.

97.1 The Ticket–01/26/2015

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 22: New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady talks to the media during a press conference to address the under inflation of footballs used in the AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Altering Footballs Not The Only Way A Team Can Try To Gain An Edge

“I can’t say this is the case for every guy in the National Football League, but I think the line is whatever you can get away with.”

CBS Detroit–01/23/2015

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts after a play against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2013 AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium on January 20, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pat Caputo: 3 Reasons Why Tom Brady’s Legacy Is Going To Be Tainted By DeflateGate

Whether he had anything to do with it or not, DeflateGate is sure to taint Tom Brady’s legacy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15:  Wide receiver Calvin Johnson (R) #81 of the Detroit Lions and center Dominic Raiola (L) #51 celebrate Johnson's second touchdown of the first half against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Raiola Still Undecided On If He Will Keep Playing, Has Yet To Hear From Any Teams

“It’s just something I’m going to decide over time, hopefully the next few months,” Raiola said. “Nobody reached out to me.”

CBS Detroit–01/22/2015

NASHVILLE, TN - AUGUST 09: Tackle Taylor Lewan #77 of the Tennessee Titans plays against Ryan White #43 of the Green Bay Packers at LP Field on August 9, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Sports Illustrated Re-Drafts 2014 NFL Draft; Who The Lions Pick May Surprise You

The Detroit Lions selected tight end Eric Ebron with the tenth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

97.1 The Ticket–01/21/2015

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Dominic Raiola #51 and Travis Swanson #64 of the Detroit Lions celebrates the game winning touchdown during the fourth quarter of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Dolphins 20-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Raiola On His Tenure In Detroit: ‘I’m Sorry That We Couldn’t Be More Successful’

Raiola has yet to decide whether he wants to retire or play one more season elsewhere.

CBS Detroit–01/20/2015

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL,  Jim Bob Cooter of the Indianapolis Colts poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Report: Lions Block Bears From Interviewing Quarterbacks Coach Jim Bob Cooter

In Cooter’s first season as a quarterback coach, passer Matthew Stafford increased his accuracy and reduced his turnovers.

CBS Detroit–01/20/2015

Dominic Raiola #51 of the Detroit Lions (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)  FILE

Report: Lions Tell Dominic Raiola He Will Not Return To Team In 2015

After 14 years at the center of the Detroit Lions’ offensive line, Dominic Raiola has seemingly been shown the door.

97.1 The Ticket–01/19/2015

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