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Impressive start for the Lions, especially Matthew Stafford.
He's the story of the first half, so is the defense.
Stafford is 9-of-14 for 131 yards and two touchdown passes. He's got 29 for the year.
Stafford connected with Titus Young for a 57-yard score and Brandon Pettigrew for a
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The video will be played on ESPN on the hour, every hour until next Sunday. Every Detroit Lions player will have to answer a plethora of questions about it and head coach Jim Schwartz will have to answer even more. Sports analysts will debate the play until the cows come home and NFL fans will wring their collective hands and lament the fortunes of the dirtiest team in football....
When looking at Lions playoff scenarios, the game against the Vikings simply has to go down as a win. A loss likely means the Lions face sure must-win situations for the rest of the season, can they avoid disaster? CBS Sports brings you the following preview:
Matthew Stafford will look to stay hot and keep the Lions in the playoff hunt when Detroit hosts the Minnesota Vikings this...
Chris Czar: If there’s every a good week for the Lions injuries to peak, it’s this week with the Vikings coming into town. Even without Kevin Smith, Chris Houston, Louis Delmas, Nick Fairley and the suspended Ndamukong Suh, the Lions should be able to handle the struggling Vikings. As long as Matt Stafford can stay upright against loudmouth Jared Allen, he and Calvin...
The NFL today fined Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew $25,000 for "violating league rules prohibiting abusive conduct toward game officials" in Sunday's game at New Orleans.
The Vikings have a banged-up secondary. The Lions have a banged-up backfield. And so the Lions are throwing. And they’re winning. It’s 21-7 through one quarter. Matthew Stafford has completed nine of 11 passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns. Tight end Brandon Pettigrew and receiver Titus Young, two of the players who picked up…
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew has been fined 25,000 by the NFL for abusive conduct toward an official in Sunday's game at New Orleans.
The league also says receiver Nate Burleson was fined 7,500 for grabbing a Saints player by the face mask, and returner Stefan Logan was fined 7,500 for flipping the football to an opponent.
Pettigrew has apologized...
It’s NFL Week 14, and for just about everyone, the playoffs have started. There are some interesting matchups this week in fantasy, with the potential to post some monster numbers in those contests which could help you get an early lead in your playoff races.
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The NFL fined Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew $25,000 for shoving a game official, and receiver Nate Burleson and returner Stefan Logan each were fined $7,500 for personal fouls in Sunday's game, the league announced Friday.
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew has been fined $25,000 by the NFL for abusive conduct toward an official in Sunday's game at New Orleans.
So far so good, for some Lions who drew personal fouls last week - and fines.
Titus Young has a 57-yard TD catch to extend the Lions' lead to 14-0.
Stefan Logan just ripped off a 28-yard punt return to the Vikings 34.
Nate Burleson caught two passes, and didn't draw an offensive pass
Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew was fined $25,000, while receivers Nate Burleson and receiver Stefan Logan were fined $7,500 each for the actions against the New Orleans Saints earlier this week.
With Ndamukong Suh stomping on people, Brandon Pettigrew shoving officials and various others picking up personal foul penalties, Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham and head coach Jim Schwartz come under a bit of scrutiny for how they coach the young men in Honolulu blue.
It's a simplistic explanation for what's probably a more complicated problem, and...