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Lions Win Second Straight; Top Rams 31-28 in Detroit

Matt Prater made a tiebreaking, 34-yard field goal with 1:29 left and Rafael Bush followed with a victory-sealing interception two plays later, giving the Lions a 31-28 win over the Rams on Sunday. The Lions (3-3) have won two straight games with Prater making the winning kick and a defensive back following up with an […]

Lions Late Heroics Hand Eagles First Loss of Season in Detroit 24-23 Win

Matt Prater kicked a 29-yard field goal with 1:28 left and Darius Slay made an over-the-shoulder interception on the next snap, helping the Lions hand Carson Wentz his first loss with a 24-23 victory over the Eagles on Sunday. The Lions (2-3) had lost three straight. The Eagles (3-1) turned the ball over for the […]

Rodgers Rips the Lions; Detroit Falls to Packers 34-27

The timing is back for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the rest of Green Bay’s offense. The Packers’ pass defense might need a little work, though. Rodgers threw for 205 yards and four touchdowns, including two in the first half to Jordy Nelson, and the Packers snapped out of their offensive funk before holding off the […]

Lions Stunned in Home Opener to Titans 16-15

Marcus Mariota moved the Tennessee Titans down the field like a savvy veteran, not a second-year pro, and completed all nine of his throws to complete a comeback a week after his turnovers hurt his team’s shot to win. Mariota converted a fourth down with a perfectly lofted 9-yard touchdown pass to Andre Johnson with […]

Lions Stun Packers to Break Long Road Losing Streak 18-16

The Lions hadn’t won a game on the road in a very long time. Very long. Sunday it looked as if they would be snakebitten again, as the Packers lined up for a potential game-winning field goal with seconds left, but Mason Crosby missed a 52-yard field goal to give the Lions a rather stunning […]

Lions Go Extra to Win First; Top Bears 37-34 in Overtime

It took extra to get there, but for the first time in 2015 the Lions were able to walk off the field winners. Matthew Stafford played his best game of the season, as he threw four touchdown passes and Detroit topped the Bears 37-34 in overtime to avoid going 0-6. Calvin Johnson also had a […]

Lions Rally for 20-14 Late Win Over Bears

Matthew Stafford outplayed new Bears starter Jimmy Clausen, but just barely, as the Lions survived a tough win in Chicago, topping the Bears 20-14. He completed 22 of 39 passes for 243 yards and hit the 4,000-yard mark for the fourth straight year, but it was hardly an easy afternoon for him. Ndamukong Suh had […]

Lions-Vikings game moves to 4:25 p.m. start

by Trevor R. Browning   The Detroit Lions’ Week 15 game on Dec. 14th against the Minnesota Vikings has been flexed to a 4:25 p.m. start, the NFL announced today. The game, originally scheduled for 1 p.m., will air on FOX. The Lions-Vikings game is one of two games scheduled for a late-afternoon kick Dec. […]