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Kevin Smith is showing coaches today he's worthy of being a No. 1 running back. He just gained 9 yards and appears to be a real catalyst for the Lions right now.
On second-and-1, Calvin Johnson caught a 26-yard pass from Matthew Stafford. Lions are at the Carolina 31.
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Kevin Smith racked up over 200 yards of total offense and scored two touchdowns during Detroit’s comeback victory over the Panthers on Sunday. Yes, that Kevin Smith. The same Kevin Smith who was drafted by the Lions in the third round in 2008. The same one who totaled over 1,000 yards of offense in his [...]
The Detroit Lions are looking like a playoff team again. After losing three of their previous four games, the Lions got off to a lousy start on Sunday and looked like a team that was going into the tank against the Panthers: At one point Carolina had a 17-point lead. But the Lions bounced back…
I haven't pushed the panic button yet, despite my being ready to do so.
2nd and short from from the 29...SMITH INTO THE SECONDARY! He's dragged down 46 yards later at the Panthers' 29!
The Kevin Smith show continues...it's a screen...and he has a WALL!
TOUCHDOWN! Just like that, it's a 10-7 game! Smith had 71 of the 80 yards on the drive! I had no idea...
Geez, what's the big deal about a passing quarterback like Matthew Stafford wearing gloves? Nobody complains about Tim Tebow wearing shoes. Oh, the red flags went up when Stafford -- still wearing those gloves -- threw interceptions on the Lions' first two series Sunday.
Automatic first down for the Lions, who are at their own 30. With a 28-27 lead, coach Jim Schwartz probably has a reason to play a little conservative. Another decent carry for Kevin Smith for a gain of 3. Smith has seven carries for 67 yards.
Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson walked out the beginning of Tuesday's practice with trainer, but would not reveal the extent of his injury.
Detroit Lions 49, Carolina Panthers 35 (box score) The Lions overcame three early turnovers with a strong performance by running back Kevin Smith and five touchdown passes by Matthew Stafford. Cam Newton threw a season-high four interceptions and finished with a quarterback rating of just 50.2 in the loss. The Lions overcame their third deficit of at least 17 points of the season...
DETROIT (AP) -- Matthew Stafford threw his fifth touchdown pass to Brandon Pettigrew with 2:32 left to help the Detroit Lions rally to beat the Carolina Panthers 49-35 Sunday.
Detroit (7-3) became the first NFL team since at least 1950 to win three games in a season after trailing by at least 17 points, according to STATS, LLC.
Carolina (2-8) led 24-7 in the second quarter.
Four Detroit Lions, including quarterback Matthew Stafford, and two Chicago Bears have been fined by the NFL for incidents in their game last Sunday.
Stafford instigated a scuffle when he grabbed the helmet of Bears defensive back D. J. Moore and threw him to the ground. Stafford has been fined $7,500, while Moore is hit for $15,000 for striking back at Stafford and being ejected...
Matthew Stafford shook off a couple of early interceptions, then went about leading the Detroit Lions to yet another memorable comeback.
Matthew Stafford threw his fifth touchdown pass to Brandon Pettigrew with 2:32 left to help the Detroit Lions rally to beat the Carolina Panthers 49-35 Sunday. Detroit (7-3) became the first NFL team since at least 1950 to win three games in a season after trailing by at least 17 points, according to STATS, LLC.
Four Detroit Lions, including quarterback Matthew Stafford, and two Chicago Bears were fined Friday by the NFL for incidents in their game last Sunday.
The Detroit Lions host the Green Bay Packers in the traditional Thanksgiving Day NFL game on FOX Sports. The Lions surprised many in the football world with their fast start to the 2011 season. But wins over Tampa Bay and Dallas have many taking note and Detroit looks like a legitimate playoff contender. The Lions turnaround has coincided with the development of quarterback Matthew...
Matthew Stafford threw his fifth touchdown pass to Brandon Pettigrew with 2:32 left to help the Detroit Lions rally to beat the Carolina Panthers 49-35 Sunday.
The big question all week was just how much Bears nickel back D.J. Moore would be fined for going after Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and subsequently being ejected from Sunday’s game.
That number was released Friday and it arrived in the sum of $15,000, which is about what was expected.
On the flip side, Stafford was fined half of that ($7,500) for grabbing Moore by the helmet...