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Previewing the Bears vs Lions NFC North Showdown

The Matt Millen era in Detroit is over, and with it the Lions are hoping that a change in fortune is headed for the 0-3 club this week that takes on the Chicago Bears in the Motor City. The NFC North battle will go down at 1pm on Sunday, and while the Bears come in […]

Kitna Slams Offense; Says Not Comfortable

The Lions are struggling on both sides of the ball at 0-3, and now is not the time to start throwing stones. With that said, Jon Kitna is coming out and throwing those very stones about the new offense that the team is running under new coordinator Jim Colletto. “I’m not comfortable because we’re not […]

Perfect Preseason Continues with 26-6 Win Over Cleveland

While it wasn’t as important for the Lions starters to play a lot against the Browns, what was important was to keep the momentum and confidence going.  With those goals in mind, consider it mission accomplished, as the Lions pounded the rather flat Browns 26-6 at Ford Field to move to 3-0 in the preseason.  […]

Lions Defeat Bengals 27-10 in Cincy

The Lions improved to 2-and-0 on the exhibition season with a 27-10 victory over the Bengals in Cincinnati.  Detroit opened the scoring with a 27-yard touchdown pass from Jon Kitna to Calvin Johnson in the first quarter.  The reserves also played well, as Dan Orlovsky went 11-for-22 for 137 yards and Drew Stanton tossed a […]

Rookie RB Smith Says Lions Will Win a Playoff Game

Despite not playing a down yet in the NFL, rookie RB Kevin Smith is not being shy about making predictions. The Lions back said on Tuesday that the team is going to win a playoff game this season. “We will get to the playoffs this year, we will win a playoff game this year.” Smith […]

Lions Close Out OTA’s Before Six Week Break

The Lions will conduct their final off season training program today before taking a six week break.  Most of the team will spend another week working with the strength coaches before heading out on their break.  Rookie running back Kevin Smith says he will continue to train and work out for most of the six […]

Lions Begin OTAs

The Lions held their first Organized Team Activity workouts as they prepare for the upcoming season.  Quarterback Jon Kitna said yesterday’s OTA session was a lot better than he expected.  He added that he welcomes the added responsibility of calling audibles at the line of scrimmage, something he was unable to do with Mike Martz […]

Not Again! QB Kitna Again Says Lions Will Win 10 Games

As if being wrong last year was not bad enough, QB Jon Kitna is back at the table again, stating that the Lions are going to win 10 games.  Don’t forget Kitna pulled the same trick last season, only for the team to go into total collapse mode after starting the season 6-2.  Kitna told […]