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The Wayne Fontes Experience:
Brandon Pettigew is quite remorseful for his shoving a referee during the Saints loss, helping to cement the Lions' reputation as undisciplined loose cannon penalty magnets who lose composure when an opponent looks at them cross-eyed. All taking place in front of a national TV audience and an appalled NBC broadcasting team.
In face, Pettigrew is so remorseful, he felt the need to issue an apology to pretty much everyone.
What in the Hell was Pettigrew thinking...if he was thinking at all?
“I want to sincerely apologize to my teammates, my coaches, the Lions organization, fans and the NFL for my actions during the game on Sunday,” Pettigrew said Tuesday. “In the heat of competition, I allowed my emotions to get the best me. I know better and my unintentional mistake cost my team.”
Apology accepted. Please don't do it again, as the Lions' fan base won't be near as willing to forgive if these silly personal foul antics continue.
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Detroit receiver Nate Burleson questioned his three offensive pass interference penalties.
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley and running back Kevin Smith were among several key players who missed Wednesday's practice,
People are social animals. We’re hardwired to help acclimate and acculture each other into serving the greater good. We compliment those who embody our collective virtues, and we damn those who embody our cultural vices. As children, we tease and gossip and bully each other until we (mostly) conform, rounding off each other’s sharper corners so as to better get along. As adults...
There's just a touch of irony to Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola telling reporters that his team needs to grow the **** up by way of a tantrum.
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A year ago, the Lions positioned themselves as the spoiler. Four games remained after another 2-10 disappointment, but closet psychologist Jim Schwartz impressed upon his players to not trust their lying eyes and trick their minds into believing there remained something meaningful in those final four games. The brainwashing worked.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Vikings have had their share of undisciplined and ill-timed penalties this season.
Watching what has happened to the Detroit Lions the past two weeks has been eye-opening even to 2-10 Minnesota, though. Detroit has started to earn a reputation as a dirty team, including last week, when it was flagged 11 times for 107 yards.
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National writers weighed in today about the Detroit Lions' performance in the nationally televised game Sunday night in New Orleans and most of the responses weren't pretty.
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These guys will be in the Ford Field television booth on Sunday (Photo: FOX Sports)This weekend’s matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions might not be one of the weekend’s best but the Lions place in the playoff race does make it relevant. As such, FOX sports is sending one of their better broadcast teams to Detroit.Thom Brennaman will be on the play by play with...
Dec 11, 1:00 PM | Turf of Ford Field
Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions Odds
The Vikings have been a toothless underdog in recent years and they have been patsies against divisional foes.
Small wonder the Lions are big favorites on the Week 14 NFL odds menu. Minnesota is 3-17 SU in its past 20 games as an underdog and has lost 9 straight SU within the...