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Seattle Seahawks (4-3) at Detroit Lions (2-4) I feel like I say this about the Seahawks every week when I pick their game, but I love picking their games because they have such a big home/road disparity. On the road, they are 16-29 ATS since 2007, as opposed to 30-14 ATS at home. As dogs, [...]
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Richard Sherman is quickly becoming one of the brashest young players in the league.
Two weeks ago, the Seahawks' second-year cornerback made headlines after taunting Tom Brady following Seattle's last-minute win over New England. Now, the Stanford product is turning his attention to one of the best wide receivers in the league.
Sherman changed his name on Twitter to "...
The Detroit Lions are counting on three players to make up for the loss of receiver Nate Burleson.
Second-year pro Titus Young and rookie Ryan Broyles take a big step up the depth chart at receiver. And tight end Tony Scheffler should get more chances to catch passes from the slot.
''Anytime somebody goes down, someone has to step up and I just happen to be the one that...
Seahawks vs Lions Gambling?
Headline: Hawks Look to Bounce Back in Motor City
The Seattle Seahawks fly east this week off 10 days rest looking to rebound from a 13-6 loss at San Francisco. Their opposition this week the Detroit Lions who themselves are coming off a close low scoring loss on Monday night.
It looks like your classic Offense vs. Defense matchup in this one needless...
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman wants your attention, and he wants to walk with the big dogs. He now has both. Sherman made some more headlines recently when he changed his Twitter name to “Optimus Prime”, the hero opposite of Calvin Johnson’s “Megatron” nickname.
Well word travels fast in this new age of media and Megatron got the message. According to...
Ouch, a heart breaker in SF
Another road game, and another lack of a passing game, or scratch that, another lack of a receiving game is more like it.
The Seahawks have had this issue for the balance of this century, yes, even in the Super Bowl year.
It’s nothing new to write about, or to get peeved about, or to even care about really.
This is just one of those things that is...
This week Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman changed his Twitter name to Optimus Prime, since he’ll be in charge of covering Calvin Johnson aka Megatron, for Sunday’s game against the … Continue reading »
The Seattle Seahawks believe they match-up well with Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson - a claim Johnson is willing to test on Sunday.
Seahawks approaching the Week 8 trade deadline
What moves will the Seahawks make? While doing my diligence poring over all things NFL and otherwise, I ran across this piece on NFL.com. Would the Seahawks take Tim Tebow for red-zone opportunities? It’s my guess we won’t. The Seahawks don’t need a new project right now, but go ahead NFL, surprise me.
The Chief-of-Augurs warms...
Last week: 10 (-4) Record: 4-3 I’m dropping Seattle from the playoffs in favor of Philadelphia this week, even though Philadelphia didn’t play. Seattle didn’t look particularly bad against San Francisco or anything, but I think Philadelphia is going to edge them out for that final NFC spot and I just changed my mind. Watching [...]
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson Misses Practice With Knee Injury -
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson did not practice Wednesday, according to MLive.com. Johnson has reportedly suffered a knee injury during the teams Monday night game vs the Chicago Bears.
We will update this story as more details come in.
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Wideout Brian Robiskie was signed by the Detroit Lions to replace Nate Burleson.Fantasy Spin:Robiskie will take his roster spot, but Burleson's targets will go to Titus Young and Ryan Broyles. Robiskie has no fantasy value at this time.
Lions cornerback Alphonso Smith was fined $15,750 for his horsecollar tackle on receiver Brandon Marshall in Mondays nights loss to the Chicago Bears.
Smith was called for a penalty early in the second quarter when he tackled Marshall by the shoulder with two hands after a 15-yard gain.
That play and penalty, plus another 20-yard pass to Marshall, put the Bears in field-goal...
The Detroit Lions likely will be without their most consistent linebacker for Sundays must-win game against running back Marshawn Lynch and the Seattle Seahawks.
DeAndre Levy is doubtful to play against the Seahawks because of a hamstring injury he suffered in Monday nights loss to the Chicago Bears.
Hes probably been the best overall (linebacker weve had) through the...
Again, Sherman Confident in Seattle’s Chances
Richard Sherman found himself amidst another publicity stunt this week when he changed his twitter name to “Optimus Prime,” the arch nemesis of Calvin Johnson’s alter ego “Megatron.”
Sherman is not one to shy away from the media. In fact, he desires the attention.
He showed his attention-craving colors after the Seattle Seahawks‘...
With Halloween just around the corner, Chicago's aptly nicknamed Monsters of the Midway lived up to their menacing moniker by absolutely dominating the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on Monday Night Football. The 13-7 final score was not actually indicative of the brutal beating that the vaunted Bears' defense bestowed upon the lackluster Lions' offense.In fact, the...