Pat Caputo

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 28: Manager Joe Maddon #70 of the Tampa Bay Rays comes to the mound for a pitching change during the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians on September 28, 2014 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Indians defeated the Rays 7-2. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Reasons The Tigers Should Seriously Consider Joe Maddon As Manager

Maddon is always ahead of the curve, never behind it. The classic example is how he position his fielders. It’s changed the game, and he was the leader on that front.

97.1 The Ticket–18 hours ago

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 05:  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints warms up before playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 5, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Reasons Sunday Vs. The Saints Is A Trap Game For The Lions

The Lions are a 3-point favorite to beat the New Orleans Saints Sunday at Ford Field.

97.1 The Ticket–10/17/2014

J.J. Hardy #2 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates with teammate Ryan Flaherty #3 after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning against Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Worst Things About The Tigers’ 12-3 Game 1 ALDS Loss To The Orioles

Three of the worst things about the loss the Tigers suffered Thursday night …

97.1 The Ticket–10/02/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 22: Quarterback Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets walks off the field after losing 27-19 to the Chicago Bears during a game at MetLife Stadium on September 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Reasons Sunday At New York Is A Crossroad Game For The Lions

Jets quarterback Geno Smith is a turnover machine and the Jets are discombobulated offensively.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2014

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 28: Quarterback Shane Morris #7 of the Michigan Wolverines throws a pass during the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against the Kansas State Wildcats at Sun Devil Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Wolverines 31-14. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Devin Gardner Should Be Moved To WR And Shane Morris Start At QB

Gardner is a fifth-year senior, who has had plenty of opportunity as Michigan’s starting QB.

97.1 The Ticket–09/12/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - AUGUST 29:  Wide receiver Aaron Burbridge #16 of the Michigan State Spartans hurdles safety Folo Johnson #4 of the Jacksonville State Gamecocks on a 15-yard run during the first quarter at Spartan Stadium on August 29, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Things MSU Must Do In Order To Beat Oregon

The Spartans’ defense is capable of crowding the line of scrimmage and forcing Oregon QB Marcus Mariota to try to beat them with passes deep.

97.1 The Ticket–09/05/2014

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 16:  Detroit Lions first round NFL Draft pick Eric Ebron #85 goes through the passing drills during Detroit Lions Rookie Minicamp on May 16, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

3 Detroit Lions Not Named Stafford, Suh Or Johnson Who Will Be Most Key In ’14

Eric Ebron, tight end – The idea with the Lions’ offense, under first-year coordinator Joe Lombardi, is to stretch the field to the sidelines and deep, and open up the middle for seam routes.

97.1 The Ticket–08/28/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 15:   Detroit Lions helmets sit on the sideline during their preseason game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

3 Things To Look For During The Lions’ Third Preseason Game Vs. Jacksonvile

Can rookie Kyle Van Noy, the Lions’ second-round draft choice, win a starting linebacker spot with a big performance?

97.1 The Ticket–08/22/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 05: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers follows through on his 12th-inning home run against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 5, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Reasons “Fan Hate” For Tigers Catcher Alex Avila Is Misguided

Avila does have some power. His 162-game average as a major league player over 5-plus seasons is 16 home runs.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2014

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Pat Caputo: 3 Reasons The Pistons Should Remain At The Palace

This week, the Pistons issued a statement saying they have no intention of moving into the new arena being built in Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–07/31/2014

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