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Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman seemed to have no shortage of confidence all week heading into his matchup with Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions. Megatron is probably the most difficult receiver in the game to cover, but Sherman indicated he was up for the task when he changed his Twitter name to something that suited the occasion.
The Lions may have come out victorious, but that didn’t stop Sherman from pointing out that he did his job after the game.
“You see his numbers, they speak for themselves,” Sherman said according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. “He was a non-factor.”
For what it’s worth, Sherman did shut Johnson down. Calvin had only three catches for 46 yards on eight targets, so it doesn’t get much better than that for the Seahawks corner. However, Detroit came out on top. Johnson was also supposedly hampered by a sore knee, so that could have been a factor.
It made sense when Sherman gloated after Seattle played the Patriots because his team ...
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Calvin Johnson has had a tough time padding his stats this year, but that doesn’t concern him. (Credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images North America)
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has seen a decline in his production this season, most notably in his touchdown total. As defenses are starting to key on the receiver known as “Megatron” more often, the big plays that...
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...
We have all heard of fans booing their favorite franchises when they do poorly.
What has yet to happen is to witness a coach openly booing his own team but that is exactly what almost happened to the Detroit Lions defense on Sunday.
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Wide receiver Ben Obomanu has been placed on season-ending injured reserve by the Seattle Seahawks with a wrist injury suffered in Sunday's loss to Detroit.
Obomanu was put on injured reserve Tuesday, although no details were given about how severe his injury was, or to which wrist. Seattle also released cornerback Danny Gorrer from the active roster.
To take Obomanu's...
Braylon Edwards, Ben Obomanu and Doug Baldwin are still to be determined. That makes for a lot of question marks at wide receiver, which means the Seahawks might be making changes to their 53-man roster.
The league trading deadline has been extended until Thursday, and it's no secret receiver Dwayne Bowe wants out of Kansas City, but he has only half a season remaining...
Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch was listed as probable due to continuing back problems but is active for Week 8.Fantasy Spin:Lynch, a touchdown machine last season for the Seahawks, has just two scores this season, but has rushed for 652 yards and hit the 100-yard bonus three times. He is still a must start.
Where is Braylon Edwards?
Anybody familiar with the Detroit Lions 1 – 1 record in their last two games know that Chicago’s use of Brandon Marshall was considerable in defeating the Lions. Is there another receiver more similar to Brandon Marshall than Braylon Edwards? Please share. I know Sidney Rice is a sizable comparison to Braylon Edwards.
Could Braylon be traded to the Dolphins...
The Detroit Lions beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 thanks to a last second touchdown catch by Titus Young Sr. Young, the second year player out of Boise State, had his best game in an Lions uniform catching nine passes for 100-yards and two touchdowns.Young celebrated his first TD catch, a 46-yard pass from Mathew Stafford, by doing the Lambeau Leap. His following TD catch with...
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Matthew Stafford threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Titus Young with 20 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 28-24 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Zach Miller made a spectacular, 16-yard catch on a toss from Russell Wilson with 5:27 left to put the Seahawks ahead.
Seattle (4-4) couldn't stop the Lions (3-4) on their last possession.
Stafford led a 16-play drive...
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.
The Lions are concerned about the health of top safety Louis Delmas, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Delmas has been excellent since returning from a long injury absence. However, he suffered an injury Sunday, and there is concern within the organization about when he will be back.
The Lions are looking to acquire a safety with starting experience and are...
Lions rookie cornerback Jonte Green will make his second career start this afternoon.
Green will start against the Seattle Seahawks because Bill Bentley (shoulder) and Jacob Lacey (concussion) were declared inactive for Sunday's game. He started last week against the Chicago Bears, and finished with four tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss and a quarterback hit.
Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz said Louis Delmas is day-to-day after the safety suffered a left knee injury in the team's 28-24 win over the Seattle Seahawks, Justin Rogers of Mlive reports.
"He had some tests today," Schwartz said. "He's sore. I don't know if I can classify it as a re-injury, but it's the sore knee that's been bothering him...
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...