Found December 13, 2011 on Detroit Lions Football:
Eric Wright, Alphonso Smith, Don Carey and Chris Harris all made big plays to help the Lions preserve a 34-28 win over the Vikings.

A second look: Titus Young shows what he can be in Detroit Lions' offense

Titus Young caught a season-long 57-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter and used his speed to turn a three-yard slant into a 25-yard gain on the Lions' final scoring drive of the game.

Lions finally make a stand

This one had disaster written all over it. Blown double-digit leads, a backup QB playing like an All-Pro, a plethora of penalties, a suddenly stagnant offense, and a last-second loss that would become the death knell of a long-anticipated playoff berth. Weve all witnessed this script before. So much so that as the typical unfolded on Sunday at Ford Field, the defeat would have...

Jim Schwartz happy with Sammie Hill's play at tackle despite lack of stats

Sammie Hill hasn't put up eye-popping numbers the past two weeks -- five tackles and half a sack -- but the third-year lineman has played some of his best football with the Lions shorthanded.

Lions Take Slugfest vs. Vikings

The Lions came out ahead in their slugfest vs. the Vikings with a 34-28 win at Ford Field. Detroit stays in the playoff race at 8-5 while Minnesota continues to sink at 2-11. Fantasy Spin: Quarterback Matthew Stafford showed off his golden arm as he completed 20 of 29 passes for 227 yards, with two touchdowns and no interceptions. Keiland Williams ended up leading the running attack...

Lions Monday Playback: Playoff boost

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The flip-flop of results, emotions and opportunity in the last week is typical of how fast playoff scenarios can change late in the NFL season. A week ago, the Lions were lamenting how a loss to the Saints kept them from taking advantage of week when the primary competitors for a wild-card berth in the NFC playoffs had lost. This week, the Lions and Falcons...

Detroit Lions fans can thank team's defense, Denver QB Tim Tebow for improved playoff hopes

The Lions must find a way to win two of the final three games to ensure a playoff spot.

Three Cups Deep: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings

Eight wins. The Lions have won eight games. For the first time in eleven years, the Lions will not have a losing season. Since Bobby Ross quit midseason, and former U-of-M head coach Gary Moeller took the reins. Since Charlie Batch was the starting quarterback. Since Desmond Howard was the star returner. Since Jason Hanson . . . okay, bad example. Lost in the hubbub of a missed...

Schwartz downplays missed facemask on Webb

Detroit coach Jim Schwartz said the Lions grabbed the facemask of Joe Webb, but downplayed its significance. Considering it may have been the missed call that keeps the Lions in the playoff hunt, you’d think there was significance to it in Detroit especially.

Third-and-5 for Stafford

Stafford pass went incomplete. It was intended for Pettigrew. Ben Graham set to punt at the Lions 47.

Fireside Chat: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings

A minor technical snafu (I didn't press record right away) chopped off the intro and the first minute or so, but here's this week's Fireside Chat. A strange and bizarre-feeling win, but . . . yes, a win. Subscribe (and rate!) via iTunes if you are an iTunesy person like myself.

The ball bounces the Detroit Lions’ way in win over Minnesota Vikings

The ball finally bounced our way. It’s ironic that the Detroit Lions, who have committed penalties this year in every conceivable way imaginable, won the game when a penalty wasn’t called. The Lions sure know how to make it interesting. Watching … [visit site to read more] The ball bounces the Detroit Lions’ way in win over Minnesota Vikings - SideLion Report - SideLion Report...

Lion claim early lead over Vikings

The Vikings have a banged-up secondary.  The Lions have a banged-up backfield. And so the Lions are throwing.  And they’re winning. It’s 21-7 through one quarter. Matthew Stafford has completed nine of 11 passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns.  Tight end Brandon Pettigrew and receiver Titus Young, two of the players who picked up…

Detroit 34, Minnesota 28: Lions survive Vikings comeback on final play

The Lions didn't have an answer for Joe Webb.

Raiders vs Lions Betting Matchup Report

Dec 18, 4:05 PM | Grass of Coliseum Detroit Lions vs Oakland Raiders Odds 8-5TEAM RECORD7-6 The Detroit Lions have been scoring in bunches on the road and the opening total of 47.5 could be in jeopardy as they visit the Oakland Raiders in Week 15 NFL betting. The OVER is 9-2-1 in the past 12 Lion road games and it has been a trend in Raider December games as well...
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