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After the Week 4 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, wide receiver Nate Burleson and other veteran players talked about how the Detroit Lions needed to regain their us-against-the-world mentality. "We need to get back to playing with that violent passion we had last year," Burleson said. Well, if a 1-3 start weren't enough, the Lions got plenty more fuel for their fire this week. A story on the Pro Football Weekly website cited two unnamed general managers calling Detroit general manager Martin Mayhew, coach Jim Schwartz and the defensive line overrated. "That fires me up," center Dominic Raiola said. "If they had any (guts), they would say who they were," Raiola went on. "That's kind of like a coward statement to me. We just have to get back to what we did last year. Talent-wise, it's all the same. To take a shot at the Lions' organization like that, that ain't right." Here's a sample of the comments made by the...
BEST OF MAXIM
PRIDE OF A LION
Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh has responded to an anonymous GM's critical comments about his performance as well as the team's this season.
DETAILS ARE SKETCHY
Police in Detroit reportedly are investigating a possible hit-and-run accident allegedly involving Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh.
LION AND CHEATING
Recent comments by Megatron on a Detroit radio show may indicate that the all-world receiver recently tried to cover up a concussion to get back on the field.
While I cannot stand when people come out and rip others while doing so anonymously, it still makes for good news. It would be much better if they had the guts to put their names to it, but we can’t always get what we want. As is the case with a rival GM who came out and ripped Ndamukong Suh and the Detroit Lions, saying the controversial defensive lineman and his teammates belong...
The Detroit Lions have opened themselves up to being criticized, failing to meet relatively high expectations so far.
Since barely beating St. Louis in Week 1, Detroit has dropped three straight games.
That isn't what anybody envisioned.
''You're a great team one week and the worst in the league the next,'' quarterback Matthew Stafford said Wednesday. ...
According to Mlive.com, Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew didn't practice Tuesday.Fantasy Spin:Pettigrew's injury is unknown since Detroit isn't required to release an official injury report until Wednesday. Pettigrew also missed the Lions' practice last Wednesday during the team's bye week.
Detroit Lions running back Javhid Best expects to learn Friday whether he'll be cleared to resume playing. Best underwent a battery of tests administered by a neurologist on Monday after suffering his second concussion of the season when he was injured in the Lions' loss to San Francisco. If the news is positive, he could be removed from the physically unable to perform...
Ndamukong Suh was able to escape a minor car accident yesterday with no injuries. The Detroit Lions maligned star defensive player has had a history with car accidents. He is being sued after an accident in 2011 in which he caused injuries. Luckily, this accident resulted in no injuries, but Suh is being accused of leaving the scene.
David Birkett of the Detroit Free Press...
Here is the latest news on the Detroit Lions news heading into their Week 6 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles… • A lot of news about fifth round rookie cornerback Chris Greenwood coming out today. He is eligible to return off … Continue reading →
At their best, Matthew Stafford and Michael Vick rank among the NFLs top quarterbacks, a notch below the elite-level stars.
They excel in much different ways, with Stafford standing in the pocket to exploit a secondary with his rifle arm, and Vick scrambling around to frustrate defenses with his athleticism.
Neither, however, has been living up to expectations early this season...
The last-place Detroit Lions don't take kindly to criticism, and lashed out at an anonymous rival general manager who called them "overrated in a Pro Football Weekly report. The story cited the executive specifically mentioned defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh and Cliff Avril as overhyped players, and said coach Jim Schwartz and general manager Martin Mayhew are "both...