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The Detroit Lions have a chance to get back to .500 this weekend with an offense that finally shook off its first-half scoring troubles.
After scoring just one opening-half touchdown in their first six games, the Lions got two in Sunday's 28-24 win over visiting Seattle. Even better, they had three scores after the Seahawks got touchdowns.
''The offense went in every time and responded with touchdowns,'' coach Jim Schwartz said Monday.
Now the Lions (3-4) can get to .500 for the first time since the second week of the season and the chances for a second straight win are promising Sunday when Detroit visits Jacksonville, which has lost four in a row.
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz called Sundays 28-24 victory over Seattle his teams best offensive performance of the season.
Whats surprising is that it happened with such little production from star receiver Calvin Johnson.
Johnson appears to be hampered by a knee injury that forced him to miss some practice time last week.
Hes plowing through, Schwartz...
The Detroit Lions have had well-publicized problems on offense this year, but Matt Stafford seemed to find a groove today, throwing for 352 yards, 3 passing touchdowns, and 1 rushing touchdown in a last-second victory over the Seattle Seahawks.Perhaps now that the offense is seemingly getting back on track, Stafford can spend some time working on his high-fives to avoid embarrassing...
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Nate Burleson wasn't even in the building on Sunday. Burleson, recovering from surgery after breaking his leg in the team’s previous contest, watched the game from a hospital bed. But that didn't stop him from communicating a message to his teammates. More notes from Sunday's win inside ...
Detroit running back Mikel Leshoure sat out the final quarter and a half Sunday against Seattle but coach Jim Schwartz said after the game that Leshoure was not injured.Fantasy Spin:That's bad news for fantasy owners if it's true. It would mean that Leshoure is in Schwartz' dog house for some unknown reason.
DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford looked like his old self and gave the Detroit Lions a desperately needed victory. Stafford had three touchdown passes, including a one-yard game-winner to Titus Young with 20 seconds remaining, to give the Lions a 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks at Ford Field on Sunday. Stafford also ran for a score and finished with 352 yards passing while...
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The Detroit Lions made a trade Tuesday to acquire Jacksonville receiverreturn specialist Mike Thomas in an exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.
The deal is pending Thomas passing a physical with the Lions. To make room on the roster, the club released cornerback Justin Miller.
Thomas, a fourth-round draft pick in 2009, has 13 catches for 80 yards and no touchdowns in seven games...
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No Game Balls This Week
For the second straight week, I have the depressing task of writing What Went Wrong, instead of dishing out Seahawks Game Balls. I hate this part!
Can’t we win every week? Win Forever maybe? Evidently, not this week.
This isn’t the Worst Part!!!
That’s right, 12′s! For the first time in a long time, I’m more upset with the...
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