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The Lions Finally Hang On

It was dominating and ugly at the same time, the list of breakdowns and mistakes is long, but after a season full of losing pretty the Lions win ugly.  The Lions’ defense played out of their minds shutting down one of the best offenses in the league.  Yes, the Packers didn’t have Aaron Rodgers in […]

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 […]

Stanton will Get His Second Start Sunday vs Packers

After a decent showing despite the loss last week, the Lions will stick with Drew Stanton at QB this week when the team takes on the Packers. Coach Jim Schwartz confirmed today that Stanton, who was 16-for-24 for 178 yards with a TD throwing and another running, will be under center for the second straight […]

Lions vs. Bears Postgame

The Lions played a lot better than I expected with Drew Stanton at the helm, but again were not good enough to get the win.  The Lions moved the ball with ease against the Bears’ defense in the first half, and carried another lead into halftime.  The Lions were undone in the second half by […]

Lions vs. Bears Preview

The difference a few months make.  Back in September the Lions were brimming with confidence and ready to roll out a souped up offense and much improved defense.  30 minutes into their first game the optimism for the season took a heavy blow when Stafford went down.  30 minutes later the NFL finished off any remaining […]

Stanton named the starting QB for Sunday

According to Tom Kowalski of, the Lions have named Drew Stanton as their starting quarterback this weekend. Shaun Hill is suffering from a broken finger and Matthew Stafford is recovering from a shoulder injury. Stanton took all the reps with the first-team offense in the portion of practice open to the media on Tuesday

Stafford’s Out, but What is Hill’s Status?

As Lions fans come to grips with the fact that Stafford is definitely out this weekend, and wrestle with the fact that he’s most likely out for the season, the focus needs to shift to the more immediate concern…what is Shaun Hill’s status? Hill is probably the best backup quarterback in the league, and he […]

Turnovers Help Lions Drop 20-6 Decision To 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers, during their game agaisnt the visiting Detroit Lions, began rather slowly – perhaps a result of the hangover from last week when they were eliminated from playoff contention. But they got their act together in the second half, as turnovers, along with two touchdowns scored about six minutes apart, helped San […]