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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is threatening Hall of Fame receiver Jerry Rice’s single-season yardage mark. Rice had 1,848 yards in 1995. 17 years later, Johnson has 1,428 yards through 12 games. With four games left in the year, Johnson is on pace to finish with 1,904 yards.
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What did the Detroit Lions do wrong? It’s hard for a team to go from 10-6 including a Playoff appearance, back to the bottom of the NFC North, but before the blame game begins, be happy for what the current administration under Jim Schwartz has done so far.Schwartz does not get enough credit for what he has accomplished with the Detroit Lions, since 2009. Detroit hasn’t had a...
The Lions entered 2012 with some quiet talk of a deep playoff run, and dare we say a Super Bowl appearance? After their nail-biting win over the Rams in week 1, things quickly headed south, and suddenly, Jim Schwartz's job seems anything but safe.
The Lions sit at a miserable 4-8 following this weekend's collapse to the Colts. The Lions round out their season by playing...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz was part of a team that held Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders to 41 yards on 19 carries in the final game of the regular season 14 years ago.
Schwartz was a 32-year-old defensive assistant at the time for the Baltimore Ravens, who defeated the Lions, 19-10.
It was Dec. 27, 1998, a day that Lions fans will never forget...
The Detroit Lions have officially ended wide receiver Titus
Young’s 2012-13 campaign, as he’s been placed on season-ending injured reserve,
reports Tim Twentyman of the Lions’ website.
Lions have also placed WR Titus Young on injured reserve.
— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) December 4, 2012
At this point the Lions haven’t indicated what exact injury
has sidelined Young...
Detroit led 33-21 with 8:45 minutes remaining before eventually losing. According to STATS LCC, the Lions are the first team to lose three straight games, all at home, after leading each game since it started compiling stats in 1983. The last team to lose three straight when leading with two minutes remaining in regulation was the 2000 San Chargers Diego (October 15 to November 5...
DETROIT -- One more game, one more loss and one more opponent that despises Detroit Lions bad boy Ndamukong Suh.
Ten days after kicking Houston quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin to draw a 30,000 fine that hes appealing, Suh is back in the middle of another controversy.
This time, it was Indianapolis offensive guard Mike McGlynn who had words for Suh immediately after the Colts...
Is Jim Schwartz's job safe? Will coordinators Gunther Cunningham and Scott Linehan return next season? Continue reading →
Lions receiver Calvin Johnson set yet another franchise record in the first half.
He had eight catches for 83 yards; giving him 702 over the last five games. The previous five-game best was set by Pat Studstill (700) in 1966.
Johnson's eight catches was a career high for a first half. Source: Detroit News Attached Thumbnails
Nothing comes easy in the NFL. Evidence of the distinct difficulty that exists within every task is scattered throughout the 2012 season for the Detroit Lions. Insider Mike Mady provides his analysis on Detroit's disappointing 2012 campaign.
A Mobile municipal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana charge against Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley.
Defense attorney Sid Harrell said the charge was dismissed on Tuesday. Judge Matt Greene agreed with prosecutors that there wasn't enough evidence to show partially smoked marijuana cigarettes found in Fairley's vehicle on April 3 belonged to the former...
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson continues to show us why he is the best wide receiver in the league. Against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Megatron showed his dominance and craft when he was able to hone down this amazing one-handed catch for cornerback Cassius Vaughn.
Megatron is a beast, guys. He’s simply unstoppable.
Original article: Calvin Johnson Gets...
Yesterday's finish between the Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions was without a doubt the best moment of week 13 thus far. The Colts scored a go ahead touchdown as time expired to top Detroit by a score of 35-33.
Still, there is at least one Colts player that isn't happy with how the game unfolded.
With just under seven minutes to play, Don Carey intercepted an...
The Detroit Lions entered this season with high hopes of supplanting the Green Bay Packers atop the NFC North and possibly making a run to the Super Bowl. Instead, they're left with the loser's lament of one play here and one play there en route to a crippling four-game losing streak.