Lions Playoff Power Rankings


By Jeff Moss January 8, 2012 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  I have so many thoughts going through my head right now regarding last night’s extremely frustrating Lions playoff loss in New Orleans that I couldn’t possibly coherently organize them in the form of a standard column. I am like Claire Danes off her…

Jamie Samuelsen Leaving WCSX for The Ticket


By Jeff Moss January 5, 2012 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  According to a report on Inside Radio’s website this week, longtime Detroit sports radio personality, Jamie Samuelsen, has quit his gig at WCSX (94.7)for a new position at all-sports talker** 97.1 – The Ticket. (** - All sports talk when Bill McAllister and…

Lions-Saints Mossisms™


By Jeff Moss January 5, 2012 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  For the last couple days I have attempted to write an entertaining preview of the Detroit Lions first playoff game since 1997**, but I found myself at a loss for words. (** -- Yes, I am aware the Lions “technically” participated in a…

2011 DSR Media Raggies


By Jeff Moss December 31, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  One of my favorite annual Internet columns was posted this week and it inspired me to bring back the DSR Media Raggies to end this year of the rejuvenated DirtSpurtRig. The year-end collection of Media Awards handed out by CNNSI’s Richard Deitsch is…

Wednesday Morning Mossisms™


By Jeff Moss December 28, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  What do Agent Zero, the Ayatollah, 19-year old trim, Jim Crow, Feats of Strength, Living in America, SEMTA, Southfork, Jill Munroe, Roger Waters and Temple Grandin have in common? They are all part of Wednesday Morning Mossisms™. (more…)

Waiting for Cespedes


By Jeff Moss December 22, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  With approximately 57 days until Detroit Tigers pitchers and catchers (sometimes known around here as management family members) report, I thought it would be a good time to reiterate a statement that Mike Ilitch made back in September about his baseball team’s offseason…

I like Matt Stafford (The Anti-Tebow)


By Jeff Moss December 21, 2011 DetroitSportsRag@gmail.com  On Monday, I got into a spirited Twitter debate with 97.1 radio host Mike Valenti regarding where the pecking order of NFL quarterbacks does Matthew Stafford rank. It started when Valenti stated on his afternoon radio show that there were about 10 or…