Found November 04, 2012 on The Detroit Sports Site:
On the heels of another fourth quarter rally, the Detroit Lions head south to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars, trying to get back to 4-4 and enter the second half push at .500. This contest will be a battle of … Continue reading →

NFL Rumors: Detroit Lions shut RB Jahvid Best down for the season, perhaps longer

Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best has not been on the football field since nearly the mid-season mark of last season, and he will not play this season, after being ruled out by the Lions yesterday. Best has yet to find a doctor which will clear him to return to the playing field after suffering a concussion last season.However, Best claims he still wants to continue his career. Beat writer...

Detroit Lions run over Jaguars

In the Detroit Lions’ 31-14 rout of Jacksonville, the ground game proved enough to beat the now 1-7 Jaguars. The Lions came into this game wanting a balanced offensive attack, and stuck to it effectively.  Detroit passed 33 times and ran 34, with both proving effective against an outmatched Jacksonville defense. Running back Mikel Leshoure led the way for Detroit, scoring three...

Lions back at .500 but facing tough road ahead

The Detroit Lions finally started fast, finally ran the ball consistently and finally won a game that didn't come down to the final seconds. Not a bad day's work - but all it did was bring the Lions back to .500 at the season's halfway point. At 4-4, Detroit is still in last place in the NFC North, facing an uphill climb to reach the playoffs. The schedule doesn'...

Lions Injury Report: Calvin Johnson Game-Time Decision

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson missed practice all week due to a knee injury, and Megatron is considered a game-time decision against the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to Eric Edholm of Pro Football Weekly. Sources tell @profootballwkly that Lions WR Calvin Johnson is gametime decision. If he plays, could be relegated to 3rd down situations. — Eric Edholm (@Eric_Edholm...

Jones-Drew out against Colts

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without running back Maurice Jones-Drew for Thursday night's game against Indianapolis. Coach Mike Mularkey ruled Jones-Drew out Monday, no surprise since he's still wearing a walking boot on his sprained left foot and using a push cart to get around the facility. Jones-Drew has missed the last two games, both after injuring his foot on...

Justin Blackmon reeled in his first career touchdown this week

When the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted J-Black in the first round they thought his title and story would have came up in week 1, not week 9, but yesterday Justin Blackmon caught five passes for 32 yards and his first career touchdown in the Jaguars’ Week 9 loss to the Lions. Blackmon had a decent game, but he lacks concentration and awareness at times and offers little-to-nothing...

Calvin Johnson thinks he’ll be playing with knee pain all season

Calvin Johnson turned in one of his best performances of the season as the Detroit Lions defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, but it is a well-known fact that he did not feel his best. Johnson has been dealing with pain in his left knee that kept him out of practice all week. Unfortunately for Detroit, he feels it may limit him all season. “It’s probably something I...

NFL Rumors: Calvin Johnson May Play, But Should Fantasy Football Owners Bench Detroit Lions WR Today?

Both Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions expect that Megatron will suit up this afternoon against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but should that automatically mean that fantasy football owners should start him? Not only has he failed to come even close to replicating last season’s historical numbers, but his injury has limit his production yet again today. In fact, it may also limit...

Lions rout Jaguars 31-14 behind Leshoure's 3 TDs

Mikel Leshoure ran for three touchdowns, Calvin Johnson got involved early and the Detroit Lions turned in their most complete victory of the season, 31-14 over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Detroit dominated from start to finish, building a three-score lead before halftime and coasting after the break. It was a much different feeling for the Lions (4-4), who trailed in the...

Calvin Johnson Bounces Back with 129 Yards vs. Jaguars

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson bounced back from a subpar outing in Week 8 by collecting 129 yards on seven catches Sunday against the Jaguars.Fantasy Spin:Johnson has now gone over 100 yards receiving in four out of his eight games this season. He still has just one touchdown, which is shocking considering he had 16 scores in 2011.

Report: Calvin Johnson will be a game-time decision

sr_adspace_id = 1000010603807; sr_adspace_width = 180; sr_adspace_height = 90; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic"; According to Eric Edholm of, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is expected to be a game-time decision for tomorrow’s game. If Johnson does play, it might only be during third down situations.   var...

Jaguars blogger going out on a limb

This has been a rough season for Jaguars fans, and my predictions for this team's success have been next to useless. That being the case, I've seen a lot to like from Blaine Gabbert over the past couple of weeks, and the Jaguars are catching the Detroit Lions at the right time. Calvin Johnson, by far the Lions' biggest threat on offense, could be out against the Jaguars...

Lions rout Jaguars behind Leshoure's 3 TDs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions didn't need to rally in this one. Mikel Leshoure ran for three touchdowns, Calvin Johnson got involved early and the Lions turned in their most complete victory of the season, 31-14 over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Detroit dominated from start to finish, building a three-score lead before halftime and coasting after the break...

Good, Bad and Ugly: Lions 31, Jags 14

The Detroit Lions were able to scratch their way out of a 1-3 start and reach the .500 mark at the mid-way point of the season with a 31-14 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Lions' insider Mike Mady evaluates Detroit's win.
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