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Lions Enter the Bye Week a Complete Mess Sitting at 1-7

The Lions are 1-7 and are going nowhere fast as far as the postseason or even a .500 record in the NFL is concerned in 2015. The team is headed into the bye week, and needs a lot of re-tooling after firing their offensive coordinator last week and then laying an egg in London in […]

NFL Week Eight Preview – Detroit at Kansas City in London

Two foes who don’t meet very often will go at it on foreign soil Sunday morning in London, as the 1-6 Lions will take on the 2-5 Chiefs in the final overseas game of the year in the NFL. Detroit has fond memories of playing in London, last season they trailed big against the Atlanta […]

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 […]

The “Worst Non-Active Player” in Lions History? SI Makes Their Selection

Sports Illustrated has put out a piece on the “Worst non-active player by franchise” for each and every franchise, the Lions included. The player that the author the piece, Doug Farrar, picked was a memorable player for all the wrong reasons – that being wide out Charles Rogers. Charles Rogers WR, Detroit Lions You knew […]

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 Lackluster in New England: Fall to Brady and the Pats 34-9

By Trevor Browning Few people expected a Lions win on Sunday against New England on the road. Considering this, Detroit was hoping to at least make a game of it. The Lions failed to score a touchdown for the second straight game, this week losing 34-9. Tom Brady marched the Patriots up and down the […]

Lions Look to Rebound Against Red-Hot Patriots

By Trevor Browning November 23rd, 2000. That was the last time Detroit beat New England. Let’s put that into a little more perspective. Short-lived Charlie Batch was still starting for Detroit. On the flip side, Tom Brady was in his Rookie season, backing up Drew Bledsoe. Fourteen years later, the Lions look to topple the […]

Lions Fall Short In Battle In The Desert W/ Cardinals 14-6

The Lions defense had a bad quarter, and it was the Cardinals defense that shone brighter as they beat Detroit 14-6 to improve to 9-1. For the first time since 2009 the Lions failed to score a touchdown, getting just a pair of field goals from Matt Prater in the setback. “When you score six […]