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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 […]

Reggie Bush limited in practice; Intends to play on Thanksgiving vs. Bears

by Trevor R. Browning   Lions running back Reggie Bush intends to play on Thursday against the Bears.  To do so, he’ll need to overcome another injury. Already dealing with an ankle problem, Bush was limited in Tuesday’s practice with a back injury, too. Limited to playing in only seven games this season, Bush has […]

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 […]

NFL Week Eight Preview – Lions at Falcons In London

Matt Ryan has dominated the Lions over the years, but 2014 could finally be the time that Detroit shuts him down as the Lions and Falcons do battle in London Sunday. Ryan is 3-0 against the Lions with a 108.5 rating, but the Falcons are reeling at 2-5, and the Lions are sky-high after their […]

Calvin Johnson Feels The Lions Are Ready For A Super Bowl Run

Multiple Lions players have said this offseason that the team is capable of playing at a Super Bowl level in 2014 including Calvin Johnson, Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News reports. While talking on NFL Network Wednesday night about his No. 2 ranking on the Top 100 Players of 2014, Johnson answered a question about […]

WR Johnson Recovering From Knee And Finger Surgeries

Calvin Johnson has undergone two surgeries since the end of the season 17 days ago, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. The Lions receiver underwent a scope last week on his right knee, which had ailed him throughout much of the season, and also had work done on a finger in a separate procedure Monday. Johnson’s […]

Suh Voted Most Feared Player In The NFL

Two Lions topped the first in a series of ESPN NFL anonymous surveys of more than 320 players, “Who is the most feared player in the NFL?” Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh led all players with 61 votes (19 percent), and wide receiver Calvin Johnson followed with 58 votes. No other player received more than 30 […]

Can WR Edwards Be The WR Complement To Johnson?

The Lions have been searching for an explosive receiver to complement Calvin Johnson for several NFL seasons. If receiver Nate Burleson is correct, that search is over, Anwar Richardson of Mlive reports. Burleson believes Lions receiver Patrick Edwards has enough talent and speed to make this offense more explosive in 2013. Detroit added free agent […]