Found September 11, 2013 on Football Nation:
Detroit Lions 34- Minnesota Vikings 24In one of the more underrated games in Week 1 of NFL Sunday action, the Detroit Lions thoroughouly outplayed the visiting Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field. The Lions featured a new offensive attack behind newcomer Reggie Bush and the Vikings donned new uniforms.  Here's five things we learned from both squads from the contest: 1. Adrian Peterson is superhuman. No but really, he's unstoppable. Peterson took his first carry of the 2013 season to the house for a 78 yard touchdown run that was every bit of reminiscent of the monstrous runs to the endzone AP had last season. Could Peterson be even better than last year? Absolutely. And he looks it. During the offseason, his goal was for 2,500 rushing yards. Now that would be out of the realm of the impossible, but with every long touchdown run I watch, it seems more and more likely. Peterson slowed down in the second half (17 carries for 15 yards) against a tough run defense. The Vikings fell ...

Trainer puts Reggie Bush's dislocated thumb back into place

Week Two preview: Detroit Lions at Arizona Cardinals

Setting the Stage When I say “marquee matchup,” the Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals are not the first two teams that come to mind. Over the past ten years, the two teams sport a combined record of 113-207, good for a .353 winning percentage. (photo credit: Mark Rebilas/USA Today Sports) Sure, more of that lies on Detroit’s shoulders due to 2008’s 0-16 season, especially...

Detroit Lions have the most expensive Beer in the NFL per ounce

Today a stat came out and boy does it hurt.  Especially when you look at the picture.  Today we learned that not only was it very hard to watch the Detroit Lions over the past 10 years, it cost even more to forget about how bad they played.  Yes, the beer price per ounce at […]

Watch a Trainer Pop Reggie Bush’s Dislocated Thumb Back in Place (GIF)

This was tough to watch. The fact that Bush did this and just went back into the game, was crazy.

Bush, defensive line lead Lions over Vikings 34-24

Reggie Bush's first carry went for a nifty 12-yard gain, and the crowd at Ford Field couldn't wait to show its approval: ''Reg-gie! Reg-gie! Reg-gie!'' Bush's debut in Detroit was everything the Lions hoped for when they signed the elusive running back during the offseason. Although Adrian Peterson scored three touchdowns for Minnesota, it was Bush who...

Trainer Had To Put Reggie Bush’s Dislocated Thumb Back Into Place During Game

If you have any questions about the toughness of Reggie Bush just check out the .GIF below (courtesy of Guyism) of him having his dislocated thumb being put back in place by a Lions’ trainer. This happened on Sunday during the Lions win over the Vikings. Ouch. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Suh goes off on Roger Goodell and NFL on twitter

Today Ndamakong Suh changed his twitter name to Dirty Suh and then took a huge shot at the NFL with these tweets, Wow. @DirtySuh: I just got my pants out of the dryer and found $100k crumbled up in the pocket @DirtySuh: I woke up in a bed full of $100 bills I bet he […]

Key Matchup: Bears Linebackers Against Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson

The Chicago Bears obviously know that containing Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is a huge key to victory on Sunday afternoon. Peterson has been pretty darn good against the Bears’ defense since arriving in the NFL in 2007 out of the University of Oklahoma. The five-time Pro Bowler has rushed 217 times for 1,085 yards and 14 touchdowns for an average of 5.0 yards...

Video: Highlights From the Detroit Lions’ 34-24 Win Over the Minnesota Vikings

The Detroit Lions pulled off an important Week 1 win over the Minnesota Vikings, 34-24, behind a stellar outing from Reggie Bush and impressive showing by the defense. The Lions’ D bounced back from Adrian Peterson’s 78-yard TD run on the first play from scrimmage to mostly stuff Minnesota in the second half, as Detroit rallied to take a lead. Here are the key plays from Detroit’s...

Bears worried more about pass rush than Peterson

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By GENE CHAMBERLAIN Associated Press The Chicago Bears find themselves worrying about improving their pass rush at a time when there could be a somewhat more pressing issue facing them: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. A week after they recorded only one sack and one hit on Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton, the Bears' defensive linemen...

Vikings and Lions provided oddities and angst

The Vikings and Lions combined for strange records and first-time occurrences. Adrian Peterson and Reggie Bush did most of the entertaining and record-breaking.

Leslie Frazier: Vikings players aren’t pointing fingers at Christian Ponder

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier says don’t just blame quarterback Christian Ponder, who had four turnovers, for the team’s 34-24 season-opening loss at Detroit. “On Sunday, it was not all about 

In The Backfield: Top 5 Fantasy Running Backs For Week 2

Week one is in the books with some surprises both for better and for worse.  Some fantasy running back marriages were crushed due to injury or just piss-poor play.  But I’m here to tell you that it’s going to be okay, and if your first round running back didn’t live up to the hype (Spiller), take a breath, and give it some time.  You two will work it out and be on good terms...

Vikings at Bears: Four Bold Predictions For Sunday's Game

There were some great plays by cornerback Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings on defense and the offense managed to keep QB Jay Cutler off his back. But how does a team like the Chicago Bears come out with a new offense and a struggling defense hold RB Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings at bay?The Bears and the Vikings have had a long standing rivalry. But the signature moment...

When it comes to rampant NCAA scandals, are we all to blame in part?

This has been a crazy week as far as off-field scandals are concerned. Sports Illustrated has been releasing a five-part investigative look at Oklahoma State football, accusing the program of many violations relating to academic fraud, recruiting violations of a sexual nature, overlooking drug use and having a number of players accepting money and extra benefits through hundred dollar...
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