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It wasn’t a work of art. But for the Lions who finished last season on a sour note with a 4-12 record a win in Sunday’s opener was just about picture perfect.
The several points left on the table the myriad of penalties and the offense's early struggles didn't matter when the final gun sounded. Instead Reggie Bush's electric plays and the Lions' four forced turnovers will be the key memories from Sunday's 34-24 victory over the Vikings in the 2013 season opener.
Bush juked and spun his way to 191 yards from scrimmage including a 77-yard touchdown reception that gave the Lions a 27-17 lead in the third quarter from which the Vikings never recovered.
Fellow running back Joique Bell added two rushing touchdown and 67 receiving yards and Matthew Stafford finished 27 of 41 for 356 yards a touchdown and an interception. Star receiver Calvin Johnson had only four receptions for 37 yards but veteran Nate Burleson had six catches for 78 yards.
Although the Lions had m...
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Lions running back Reggie Bush had an impressive debut in Detroit on Sunday. In the Lions 34-24 win over Minnesota Bush totaled 191 offensive yards and one touchdown -- a score that came on a 77-yard pass from quarterback Matt Stafford.
Bush's debut might even be more impressive when you consider that at one point in the game his thumb was facing the opposite way that a thumb...
This is why the Lions are a much more explosive team if Reggie Bush can stay healthy.
Reggie Bush turned a short pass into a 77-yard touchdown in the third quarter and finished with 191 yards of offense to help the Detroit Lions pull away to beat the Minnesota Vikings 34-24 Sunday.
The Lions overcame a slew of miscues on offense, defense and special teams.
The Vikings also made their share of mistakes, especially Christian Ponder, who threw three interceptions and...
Reggie Bush's first carry went for a nifty 12-yard gain, and the crowd at Ford Field couldn't wait to show its approval:
''Reg-gie! Reg-gie! Reg-gie!''
Bush's debut in Detroit was everything the Lions hoped for when they signed the elusive running back during the offseason. Although Adrian Peterson scored three touchdowns for Minnesota, it was Bush who...
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Reggie Bush realized right away how much easier his job might be this season - now that he's on the same team as Calvin Johnson.
With the Minnesota defense backing off a bit at first, Bush accounted for 191 yards in his first game with Detroit on Sunday, leading the Lions to a 34-24 victory. The Vikings did a...
DETROIT (AP) -- Reggie Bush turned a short pass into a 77-yard touchdown in the third quarter and finished with 191 yards of offense to help the Detroit Lions pull away to beat the Minnesota Vikings 34-24 Sunday. The Lions overcame a slew of miscues on offense, defense and special teams. The Vikings also made their share of mistakes, especially Christian Ponder, who threw three...
DETROIT (AP) — Reggie Bush gave the Detroit Lions exactly what they were looking for when they signed him as a free agent in the offseason.
Bush turned a short pass into a 77-yard touchdown in the third quarter and finished with 191 yards of offense to help Detroit pull away to beat the Minnesota Vikings 34-24 Sunday.
The Lions overcame a slew of miscues on offense, defense and...
The Detroit Lions pulled off an important Week 1 win over the Minnesota Vikings, 34-24, behind a stellar outing from Reggie Bush and impressive showing by the defense. The Lions’ D bounced back from Adrian Peterson’s 78-yard TD run on the first play from scrimmage to mostly stuff Minnesota in the second half, as Detroit rallied to take a lead.
Here are the key plays from Detroit’s...
The Vikings and Lions combined for strange records and first-time occurrences. Adrian Peterson and Reggie Bush did most of the entertaining and record-breaking.
Joique Bell formed a terrific 1-2 punch with Reggie Bush in the Detroit Lions’ Week 1 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Bell set the bar, though, when it came to touchdown celebrations.
After spinning his way into the end zone from 1-yard out (after a TD by Bush on the previous play was overturned), Bell hopped into the Ford Field stands for an old school, “Hip Hop Hooray” celebration...
Just like the AFC North, the NFC North looks to be ultra competitive and should go down to the wire. This will be a quick analysis of the division and which team I believe will be the division winner and who should make it to the playoffs. The Green Bay Packers suffered some losses on both the offensive and defensive side of the ball, while the Detroit Lions brought in Reggie Bush...
Adrian Peterson started with a 78-yard touchdown on the Vikings’ first play, then was bottled up. What happened? Frazier had one explanation, but Reggie Bush won the running back battle. Plus, get a dozen-and-a-half notes that help tell the tale of the game.
Week one is finally here! Craig and Andrew break down the matchup week one between the Cleveland Browns and the Dolphins.
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The value of Anquan Boldin
What do you make of the Dolphins?
Can the Browns come out and take care of business week one
Moving on after the departure of Reggie Bush
Browns leading by playing defense and running the ball
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