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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...
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.
The Detroit Lions have been criticized by several former NFL coaches and defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham fired back at them on Friday.
Take it from Barry Sanders. Its important to learn how to win -- and its important to learn how to deal with success.
As the Lions try to get their performance and attitude on track for a playoff push in the last four games, the incomparable running back who played 10 seasons with the Lions has weighed in with some advice and his perspective.
As one might expect, Sanders does not...
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 "...
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.
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The veteran defensive end has 14.5 sacks with four games left in the NFL's regular season.
When everyone is available, depth at defensive tackle is one of the strengths of the Detroit Lions. But now the Lions are thin enough at the position that they’re bringing in reinforcements. With Ndamukong Suh suspended and Nick Fairley injured, MLive.com reports that the Lions have signed veteran defensive tackle Jovan Haye, who has been…
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...