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The Detroit Lions had just scored to take atwo-touchdown lead early in the second quarter on a snowy night Sunday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.
Maybeit would be the end of two long decades of road losses to the Packers.
Tony Scheffler was celebrating his touchdown with teammate Joique Bell. They looked as if they were pretending to shovel snow off of the Frozen Tundra.
What they really did was dig their own grave.
Thats how its going for the Lions this season. Theyve been finding ways to barely lose, and they continued that trend in a 27-20 defeat.
Scheffler and Bell were called for a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty for excessive demonstration. That forced the Lions to kick off from their 20-yard line.
Call it the beginning of the end. Call it bad karma. Call it stupidity.
The Packers ended up starting the next drive at their 38, which led to a 49-yard field goal to help them get on track.
Less than five minutes later, the game really turned when Lions quarterback Matthew S...
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Detroit Lions WR Kris Durham was promoted from the practice squad this week to replace WR Ryan Broyles and WR Titus Young, both of whom were put on the injured reserve this week.Durham certainly made his case to stay on the roster for next season with this catch. He laid out for this ball and reeled it in with such ease, that it rivals Calvin’s one-handed catch from last week...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz has consistently praised reserve running back Joique Bell this season.
Those days might be changing, at least for a while.
Bell was the one responsible for the Lions getting a 15-yard penalty for celebrating their second touchdown, when they took a 14-0 lead early in the second quarter. The penalty was enforced on the kickoff...
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Kris Durham has just five career receptions in the NFL, but his second catch this season may be one of the best of the year. Durham made a one-handed diving catch on a Matthew Stafford throw against the Packers on Sunday Night Football. It was just his second catch with the Detroit Lions — his first came earlier in the game. Durham was signed off the team’s practice squad on...
Watch as Detroit Lions receiver Kris Durham lays out to make an outstanding grab during the second quarter of Sunday Night Football. The man who threw him the ball was none other than Durham's college teammate and roommate at the University of Georgia, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. Via Bleacher Report.
The weather conditions at Lambeau Field wreaked havoc on Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford on Sunday.Watch as Detroit's signal caller gets an untimely case of butterfingers midway through the second quarter against the Packers. The ball seems to slip out of Stafford's hands like a of bar soap when he drops back to pass on this play. One would assume that the snow and cold...
Matthew Stafford scored on a 4-yard bootleg, and the Detroit Lions had a 7-0 lead over the Green Bay Packers after the first quarter Sunday night.
The Packers are playing with only four defensive lineman, and the Lions wasted no time taking advantage. Using big tackle Riley Reiff as an extra blocker, they ran the ball nine times on the first drive. The Packers managed to stop Mikel...
Looking to end two streaks Sunday night in Green Bay, the Lions head into Week 14 looking relatively healthy with only a few question marks.
Corner back Louis Delmas continues to be hampered by an injured knee and was limited all week during preparation which is a step above what could be said about Corey Williams. The Lions veteran defensive tackle also has been bothered by a knee...
The Detroit Lions travel into historic Lambeau Field Sunday night to do battle with the Green Bay Packers. The Frozen Tundra has been a house of horrors for The Detroit Lions as they continue to battle ghosts of the past and present. Detroit hasn’t won in Green Bay since George H. Bush was President all the way back on December 15th, 1991 by a score of 21-17.
This Packers team...
Green Bay stuck with its nickel and dime packages, even while being gashed by Lions running backs Mikel Leshoure and Joique Bell. The second half was a different story, as the Packers slammed the door on the run game and made the Lions one-dimensional.
All this week we’ve heard about the tremendous losing streak the Lions have had at Lambeau Field. December 15th, 1991 was the last time the Lions beat the Packers in Green Bay by a score of 21 to 17. Whats pretty remarkable though about that game is the fact that two of the longest tenured players for each team weren’t even playing and I’m talking about Jason Hanson for the...