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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 […]

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley off crutches; Working on possible return

by Trevor R. Browning   Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell told reporters Monday he wasn’t certain if defensive tackle Nick Fairley would return this season. Fairley, who missed the last four games with a sprained knee, seems a little more optimistic than his head coach. “Right now I’m taking it one day at a […]

Lions Can’t Overcome Stafford Mistakes; Fall to Pack 24-20

Mistakes by Matthew Stafford were too much to overcome, as the Pack were just too much in the end for the Lions, whose playoff hopes are on life support after a 24-20 loss at Ford Field. Stafford, who threw two picks in the contest, one of which was brought back 72 yards by Packers safety […]

2012 NFL Week Eleven Preivew – Green Bay at Detroit

The Pack are thinking about a big second half, and their bye week got them a little bit more healthy as they begin that second half run that they hope will end in a division title. This week they travel to the Motor City to take on the Lions, who last week had a shot […]

Lions vs. Packers Preview

Thanksgiving Day has always been associated with the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, as they have faced off more frequently than any other teams since the NFL adopted the game.  The most memorable matchup on Thanksgiving came in 1962 when the Lions beat the 10-0 Packers, handing them their only loss of the season.  […]

Lions vs. Packers Preview

The Lions will be playing in front of a full house on Sunday when they host the Green Bay Packers.  The Lions have sold out six of their seven home games this year, although this sellout may come at the hands of a large contingent of travelling Packer fans. The Lions came up just short of […]

Lions Offense Underwhelming, Packers In A Rout 34-12

Thanksgiving Day seems to treat the Detroit Lions like redheaded stepchildren. Perhaps the Lions playing on the last Thursday of every November is a punishment for being perennially one of the worst teams in the NFL; I honestly don’t know. Thursday pitted the Green Bay Packers as they visited Ford Field to take on the […]

Lions Set NFL Record, Lose To Packers 31-21

The Detroit Lions came into Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers trying to avoid the distinction of becoming the first team in NFL history to go 0-16 in a regular season. One thing went against them from the jump – the game was at Lambeau Field. One more thing blew up in the Lions’ […]