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Injuries are still a problem for the Detroit Lions. Lions running back Kevin Smith, who has provided a huge spark to the offense when healthy, is still battling the ankle injury that he suffered on Thanksgiving against the Packers and then aggravated on Sunday against the Saints. Smith was held out of practice today, although…
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Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley and running back Kevin Smith were among several key players who missed Wednesday's practice,
Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith is currently practicing to see if he can play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, but he is the few positive injury updates.
Brandon Pettigew is quite remorseful for his shoving a referee during the Saints loss, helping to cement the Lions' reputation as undisciplined loose cannon penalty magnets who lose composure when an opponent looks at them cross-eyed. All taking place in front of a national TV audience and an appalled NBC broadcasting team.
In face, Pettigrew is so remorseful, he felt the...
People are social animals. We’re hardwired to help acclimate and acculture each other into serving the greater good. We compliment those who embody our collective virtues, and we damn those who embody our cultural vices. As children, we tease and gossip and bully each other until we (mostly) conform, rounding off each other’s sharper corners so as to better get along. As adults...
There's just a touch of irony to Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola telling reporters that his team needs to grow the **** up by way of a tantrum.
Every time you take a sip of coffee, think --...
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A year ago, the Lions positioned themselves as the spoiler. Four games remained after another 2-10 disappointment, but closet psychologist Jim Schwartz impressed upon his players to not trust their lying eyes and trick their minds into believing there remained something meaningful in those final four games. The brainwashing worked.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Vikings have had their share of undisciplined and ill-timed penalties this season.
Watching what has happened to the Detroit Lions the past two weeks has been eye-opening even to 2-10 Minnesota, though. Detroit has started to earn a reputation as a dirty team, including last week, when it was flagged 11 times for 107 yards.
Once referred to as the "...
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These guys will be in the Ford Field television booth on Sunday (Photo: FOX Sports)This weekend’s matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions might not be one of the weekend’s best but the Lions place in the playoff race does make it relevant. As such, FOX sports is sending one of their better broadcast teams to Detroit.Thom Brennaman will be on the play by play with...
Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew Tuesday released a statement through the team's media relations department apologizing for his conduct during the loss at New Orleans Sunday night.
Dec 11, 1:00 PM | Turf of Ford Field
Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions Odds
The Vikings have been a toothless underdog in recent years and they have been patsies against divisional foes.
Small wonder the Lions are big favorites on the Week 14 NFL odds menu. Minnesota is 3-17 SU in its past 20 games as an underdog and has lost 9 straight SU within the...