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Maybe Calvin Johnson deserves more credit for the Lions' turnaround than anyone realizes. After all, it was the Lions' superstar receiver whose saber rattling 13 months ago apparently spurred the Lions to a nine-game winning streak and the playoffs this season.
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SideLion Report has great readers so it makes sense that you should have a say in helping us name the SideLion Report Detroit Lions player of the year. The players have been seeded and placed into a tournament bracket with each matchup determined by a reader vote.
To ensure that everyone has a chance to vote, polls will remain open until midnight on the west coast. At that time...
Earlier this season we had the opportunity to provide our readers with a giveaway of a Detroit Lions themed remote from DIRECTV. At the same time we encouraged you to vote for John Tracy, a Detroit Lions fan that had been named a finalist in DIRECTV’s Ultimate Displaced Fan Contest.
I received an email last week that announced John as the winner of the contest and with Lions pride...
Months later, the Lions general manager brought some levity to fray dubbed "Handshake-gate," involving Detroit's Jim Schwartz and San Francisco's Jim Harbaugh.
Ndamukong Suhs offseason tour of redemption officially began Sunday on CBSs pregame show, "The NFL Today."
The Detroit Lions defensive tackle was the programs special in-studio guest and was introduced by host James Brown as,Lions All-Pro D tackle Ndamukong Suh.
Nattily dressed in a suit-and-tie combination that vaguely resembled the Lions' road uniform, without the...
It's been a long time coming, but it looks like the Detroit Lions are finally ready to take the leap back to a competitive franchise in the NFL. With arguably the best quarterback/receiver duo in the game, the Lions look poised to make another playoff challenge next year and build on their success from this past season. But before Motown gets carried away there are some issues...
Here are five things Detroit must do this offseason to continue the momentum from its first playoff appearance since 1999.
Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett recalls the 10 most memorable moments of the Lions' 2011 season:
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford reportedly will receive a $1 million bonus for his record-setting efforts during the 2011 season.
Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh knows about the poll of NFL players that said he’s the dirtiest player in the NFL. But he believes he’s also one of the most respected players in the league. Suh said in an interview with NFL Magazine that he knows plenty of players admire the way he plays and…
The “Discount Double Choke” has quickly become my favorite term to describe the awful showing that the heavily favored, Super Bowl bound Green Bay Packers displayed in yesterday’s divisional playoff game. A team that seemed destined for a Super Bowl and a half decade of NFC North Dominance failed to deliver the title — and there’s evidence to believe that the division...
Lions receiver Calvin Johnson has been named to the All-NFL Team by Pro Football Weekly and the Professional Football Writers of America. Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was named Comeback Player of the Year.