Found February 10, 2012 on
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford didn't take the bait Friday when ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor Chris McKendry asked him for a 2012 season prediction.
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Life has changed quite a bit for quarterback Matthew Stafford the past 12 months. Coming off a breakout 5,000-yard season and the Lions' first playoff appearance in 12 years, Stafford rarely gets asked questions about his shoulder anymore, which is a good thing. And he's much more in demand, which has its ups and downs.
Smith wants to join Jahvid Best and Mikel Leshoure in the Lions' backfield next season.
Lewand: "Nobody gets a championship for the amount of positive media attention they get."
It may be going out on a limb to think that the Detroit Lions can make it to a Super Bowl just one year after its first playoff appearance in 12 years, but I think they can. The NFL is a changing league. The era of passing has begun and the last five Super Bowls have shown it. After seeing how the New York Giants and New England Patriots made it to the Super Bowl, I believe the Lions...
The Lions are unlikely to find better value than Jenkins at 23 even if cornerback isn't the team's biggest area of need.
Nick Perry left Detroit four years ago for Southern Cal. If the latest mock draft by the Sporting News plays out, he soon could be heading home.
The Lions' off-season priorities are clear: restructure Calvin Johnson's contract to free up salary-cap space, re-sign free-agent starters Cliff Avril, Jeff Backus, Stephen Tulloch and Eric Wright, and add some young pieces in the secondary and on both lines who could be contributors soon.
A landmark $25-billion settlement with the nation's top mortgage lenders was hailed by government officials today as long-overdue relief for victims of foreclosure abuses. But consumer advocates countered that far too few people will benefit.
A Michigan man has been indicted by a federal
grand jury on a charge he phoned in a bomb threat to the Superdome
during the New Orleans Saints' playoff win over the Detroit Lions