Found December 25, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Ndamukong Suh
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has had a trying year, but he closes out 2011 with some positive recognition.

Scouting report, prediction for Detroit Lions-San Diego Chargers

The Lions had a horrible day running the football last week against Oakland's 29th-ranked rush defense. They gained 57 yards -- their second-lowest total this season -- and failed to pick up a few inches on a key fourth-and-1.

Reader column: If my dad could see these Lions now ...

My father always said Detroit wouldn't be so good forever and that we should appreciate it, but I'm sure he didn't know that more than 50 years would go by with the Lions only winning one more playoff game. And that one playoff win was the last game my father watched before he died.

Lions ticker: Shannon Sharpe expected them to go yard

Nothing like some fireworks on Christmas Eve, right? Lots of passing yards were expected Saturday at Ford Field as the Lions' Matthew Stafford lined up against San Diego's Philip Rivers.

Lions rejoice after clinching playoff spot

Forget next year's draft. The Detroit Lions have something different to look forward to this December.

Michael Rosenberg: Stafford carries Lions into postseason

After a decade of (redacted) and the nightmarish reign of (redacted), the Lions will return to the postseason, and what matters here is not just what, but how and why.

San Diego Chargers @ Detroit Lions: 2nd quarter running diary

FYI, Stafford is 10-13, 116 yds, 1 TD. Gates with another 1st down catch near midfield. He's been damn near unstoppable so far. 2nd and 9....Rivers throws the ball to the invisible man. The pattern run was 20 yards short of the throw. Swing pass on 3rd and 9 only gets 5...another punt on the way! Logan holds on to this punt...WHEW. Dammit, I still have butterflies. WHY?...

Christmas Time is Here Again

It's time. It's time for family and friends to get together, gather 'round the big blue bonfire and share in the old traditions. We feast in this time of plenty. We ding the song handed down through generations. We stand and cheer the brave. It's felt like the Lions have been guided by fate this season. The fourth-quarter comebacks, the signature wins, the tough losses...

Lions rejoice after clinching playoff spot

Forget next year's draft. The Detroit Lions have something different to look forward to this December.

SLR Predictions: San Diego Chargers at Detroit Lions

Zach Berridge: Over the past four or five weeks, this game against the Chargers has become progressively scarier. The offense everyone expected them to have is finally making excellent defenses like the Ravens look silly. I can’t even consider the fact that the Lions are going to “want it more” because San Diego’s in the same spot. Phillip Rivers will likely tear Detroit’s...

Playoffs? Playoffs! Lions beat Chargers, earn first berth since'99

The Detroit Lions made the playoffs for the first time since'99 as Matthew Stafford threw three touchdown passes in the first half to beat the San Diego Chargers 38-10 Saturday.

Lions end 12-year playoff drought; Patriots grab first-round bye

The last time the Detroit Lions made the NFL playoffs, Barry Sanders was their star. They're back, for the first time in 12 years, earning an NFC wild-card berth by beating San Diego 38-10, knocking the Chargers from contention Saturday. "This is an accomplishment," coach Jim Schwartz said. "It's a ...
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