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Week two brings a big challenge in San Francisco, as the Detroit Lions prepare to do battle with the 49ers in a rematch from last season. There's a few injuries to be concerned about where Detroit is concerned. Here's the latest on all the dinged up Lions, and news from the opposition as Sunday Night Football prepares to land on the left coast.
On the Detroit Lions injury front, its two steps forward and two steps back. Though Chris Houston is feeling better, Bill Bentley hasn't been cleared to play and has missed practice, and Louis Delmas is likely it sit out on Sunday as well. Additionally, Corey Williams missed practice with a sore knee, and Lawrence Jackson returned after nursing a calf injury. —Detroit Free Press
Calvin Johnson, on the other hand, returned to practice on Thursday after skipping Wednesday. These midweek injuries are usual for Johnson, given his physical style on the field, writes Stephania Bell. He looks like a good bet to go on Sunday nigh...
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Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford tied New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees’ record for consecutive 350-yard passing games with his fourth in a win over the St. Louis Rams in Week 1. On Sunday Stafford can become the first to make it five in a row if he can have a big game against the San Francisco 49ers. “That’s...
The 49ers move on from one early NFC showdown to another when they face the Detroit Lions in their home opener Sunday night at Candlestick Park, a matchup of unbeaten teams that holds some extra kick to it after their heated battle last year in Detroit. NinersDigest identifies the keys to the game and what the 49ers need to do to beat the Lions for the ninth consecutive time.
Some of the national attention will be on the two coaches when the San Francisco 49ers host the Detroit Lions Sunday night at 8:20pm EST on NBC,...
Detroit running back Mikel Leshoure returns from suspension in Week 3 and should see plenty of action.Fantasy Spin:Leshoure is a better runner than either Kevin Smith or Joique Bell. Expect a shared situation between Leshoure and Smith with Smith doing most of the receiving work and Leshoure the ground game.
Lolo Jones and Ndamukong Suh are close friends. Just not that close. Jones on Thursday flat-out denied a rumor that surfaced earlier in the week. MediaTakeout.com had claimed that Jones is dating Suh, but that apparently isn't the case. "We are not currently dating," Jones told ESPN.com. "However, if the Lions win the Super Bowl and he wants to use the ring to...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Detroit Lions will work out free agent running back Steve Slaton next week.
Lions, who as i have been reporting looking to beef up at RB, will work out Steve Slaton next week. Slaton worked out for Bears today
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 16, 2012
The San Francisco 49ers dominating defense and methodical offense won for the second straight week, beating the Detroit Lions by the score of 27-19...
Note: While these pieces are typically reserved for Thursday Night Football and Monday Night Football games, the passing of my Yia Yia (Grandma in Greek) this week had me swap Thursday’s Bears-Packers game with tonight’s Lions-49ers clash. Thanks for your understanding and prayers.
If the NFL’s been really good at one thing the past few years it’s been giving us a variety...