Found February 07, 2012 on
Tom Lewand did his usual drive-by at the Super Bowl this year. He showed his face at a few league functions, made small talk over a couple of meals, and by the time the Giants and Patriots kicked off Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday night, the Lions' president was back home, far from the spectacle of the game.
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After a 2010 campaign that saw Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throw for 535 yards and six touchdowns, the 5,038 yards and 41 TD’s this year was somewhat of an improvement.
Stafford missed 13 games last season due to injury, but this year showed critics what he can do when healthy for a full season. Stafford amassed the fifth most passing yards in league history this season...
The Detroit Lions were given pretty good odds of winning next year's Super Bowl by Las Vegas.
In a single year, Ndamukong Suh went from superhero to diabolical villain.
According to an annual poll conducted by Nielsen and partner E-Poll Market Research, Suh is now the fourth most-hated professional athlete in American sports -- behind Michael Vick, Tiger Woods and Plaxico Burress -- placing the Lions defensive tackle in rarefied bad air.
Two of the athletes ahead of Suh...
Tom Lewand was rightfully optimistic about the Lions' signing back most of their vital free agents and getting something worked out with Calvin Johnson, but it won't be easy. Running through scenarios is enough to make your head explode.
Erin Andrews, she's not. But Detroit Free Press reporter Zlati Meyer spent Super Bowl Sunday with two former Detroit Lions -- Super Bowl winner Lomas Brown and Corey Schlesinger. Get ready to learn more about the sport where players wear more accessories than Kim Kardashian. Well, at least more than you'd pick up from an episode of "Friday Night Lights."
Stafford beat out Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers for the award. Calvin Johnson was beat out by the Giants' Hakeem Nicks for the wide receiver award.
This week, most of the 1.5 million Catholics in the Detroit Archdiocese will receive letters in their bulletins from the U.S. Catholic Bishops condemning the federal government for ruling that Catholic and other religious institutions have to cover FDA approved contraceptives in their health insurance policies. As a Catholic woman, I'd much rather see the Church exercise more...
AUTOS Fisker Automotive, an electric carmaker that received a half-billion-dollar loan from the federal government and millions more from Delaware economic development officials, said it has laid off workers in Delaware and California.
Egypt's ruling generals are playing a risky game of brinksmanship by cracking down on U.S. nonprofit groups promoting democracy, threatening a relationship with Washington that has brought the military billions of dollars in aid over the past three decades.