Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

Lions Fail to Clinch Playoff Spot; Fall to Cowboys in Dallas 42-21

Matthew Stafford lost to his hometown team again, and the playoff plans are on hold for the Detroit Lions. Dez Bryant threw his first career touchdown pass between a pair of scoring catches, Ezekiel Elliott ran for two TDs and the Dallas Cowboys kept the Lions from clinching a postseason spot with a 42-21 win […]

Late Turnover Helps Lions Overcome Vikings 16-13 in Thanksgiving Thriller

In a wild Thanksgiving affair marked by defense, the Detroit Lions once again came from behind after trailing in the fourth quarter, topping the Minnesota Vikings 16-13. Darius Slay picked off Vikings QB Sam Bradford in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter, and Matt Prater nailed a 40-yard field goal at the buzzer to […]

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 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 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 […]

Detroit’s Lions don’t have interest in Ray Rice

The Lions for sure could use a running back, and while they have Joique Bell in the backfield, they also released Reggie Bush in free agency this offseason. Check how the off-season changes will affect the 2015 Lions’ at Mybookie.ag. There’s an option out there, but the player that a lot of people seem to […]

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 […]