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2012 NFL Week Ten Preivew – Detroit vs Minnesota

Two teams going in different directions will take to the field Sunday in a NFC North battle, as the Lions travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. It’s the second matchup between the two teams this season, the first time around the Vikings won in Ford Field, stopping the Lions offense and scoring seconds […]

Calvin Johnson Dealing with Nerve Damage

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson said he has been fighting nerve damage side effects since playing against the Minnesota Vikings on September 30. Minnesota rocked Johnson with several hard hits in that game, which led to the receiver’s concussion, Anwar Richardson of Mlive.com. “Actually, I had some nerve damage, so that was kind of messing […]

2012 NFL Week Nine Preivew – Detroit vs Jacksonville

Sunday the Lions will look for their second straight win, as they take on the Jaguars on the road down in Jacksonville vs the Jaguars. Last week at home, the Lions finally got a much needed win, topping the Seahawks. The Jags had the Pack on the ropes for part of the afternoon, but finally […]

2012 NFL Week Eight Preivew – Seattle at Detroit

A season could be on the line for the Lions Sunday, as they play host to rookie QB Russell Wilson and the Seahawks at home in a critical week 8 game that they simply have to have. Sitting 2-4, Detroit has won just one home game this year, and if they want to get in […]

2012 NFL Week Six Preivew – Detroit at Philadelphia

The season so far hasn’t gone as planned for the 1-3 Lions, who now must get ready to come off the bye to face an Eagles team that has lost two of three with a win over the Giants in between. Detroit has lost three in a row since a season-opening 27-23 win over St. […]

Lions Get Education in Special Teams; Fall to Vikings 20-13 to Drop to 1-3

Football is a game of three phases – offense, defense and special teams. Sunday the Lions learned the hard way that if you don’t play well on special teams, it could cost you a win. Percy Harvin and Marcus Sherels of the Vikings were happy to play the role of the teachers to the Lions […]

Schefter: Calvin Johnson Misses Practice, Not Sure Why

Lions WR Calvin Johnson did not practice today. May be nothing, may be something. Lions will update injury report later. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 12, 2012

Lions Gab Rapid Recap: Stafford and Smith Cap Fantastic Finish in 27-23 Win

In 2011 the Lions became the comeback kids with their flair for the dramatic late in games. It took one week into the 2012 season to find that magic again. Matthew Stafford had one of his worst games in a long time, yet got the job done in the end, as the Lions rallied from […]