Found September 30, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Sunday’s slate of NFL Week 4 games presented much of what we witnessed through the first three weeks of the season—a mixed bag of bona fide beatdowns, heart-wrenching letdowns/great escapes, stunning upsets and some awesome and hilarious GIFs.  Let’s take a look a look at the 10 best NFL GIFs from Week 4′s action-packed slate of games. Honorable Mentions Raiders sixth-round rookie tight end Mychal Rivera does the Terio after his first career touchdown. The 6-3, 245-pound Los Angeles, CA native out of the University of Tennessee is fourth on the team in receptions (nine) and third in receiving yards (123) and is just one of three Raiders players with a receiving touchdown through the first four contests. And here is the reaction from his sister, Naya Rivera, who plays Santana Lopez on the show Glee.   Patriots owner Bob Kraft shows off his punching skills with Floyd Mayweather. Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush leaps over a Bears defender on the way to his third TD of 2013. Bush rush...

Detroit Lions are kings of the North after bashing Bears

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley celebrates after scoring his first career NFL touchdown (Photo Credit: Jose Juarez/AP) The Detroit Lions take reign of the NFC North with a 40-32 victory over the formerly undefeated Chicago Bears. Reggie Bush returned from his knee injury better than ever.  He rushed for a season-high 139 yards including a jaw-dropping 37-yard touchdown...

Detroit Lions notes: Bush comes back strong

DETROIT -- Knee injury? What knee injury? That had to be what the Chicago Bears defenders were asking themselves as they mostly watched Lions running back Reggie Bush run for 139 yards on 18 carries, an impressive 7.7 average. One of those runs was a 37-yard touchdown dash late in the second quarter in which Bush looked like an Olympic hurdler, leaping over Bears as they tried...

Reggie Bush hurdles poor soul and turns on the burners for six

Reggie Bush is absolutely tearing it up on Sunday against the Bears, racking up 112 yard on 11 carries in the first half. One of those carries resulted in a touchdown, and it was an extremely impressive one. Watch Bush hurdle a Bears defender on his way to a sick 37-yard TD run. The post Reggie Bush hurdles poor soul and turns on the burners for six appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

Detroit Lions: Jim Schwartz Is Not The Right Fit

Two things drive NFL teams these days, quarterbacks and head coaches. The Lions have part one covered with their franchise quarterback in Matthew Stafford. Stafford can make all the throws and not only does he want to win; he wants to win in Detroit. He has embraced the city and all that comes with it and works very hard at his craft and has the competitive drive in him to lead...

Lions star Nate Burleson broke his arm and crashed because of PIZZA?

Today in an interview with, Nate Burleson goes back and explains what happened the night of his car crash. Nate says he was in shock in the moments following the wreck, in which he suffered a broken arm and cuts on his face after a night at Happy’s Pizza and Pub in Detroit — […]

Detroit's Mathis leaves with possible head injury

Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis has left Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears because of a possible head injury. The 6-foot-1 Mathis, who signed with Detroit before this season after 10 years with Jacksonville, went down in the first quarter. He was able to walk off the field but was being evaluated for a while on the sideline. He eventually started walking around with a...

Lions' defense disruptive in 40-32 victory over Bears

DETROIT - If the Chicago Bears really want someone to block Ndamukong Suh so badly, they need Nick Fairley. Fairley was the only one who could contain Suh Sunday afternoon. It was late in the third quarter when Suh forced a sack-fumble that resulted in Fairleys 4-yard scoop-and-score in the Lions 40-32 victory at Ford Field. Suh raced off the field while Fairley and the rest of...

Lions’ Website Pushing for Suh To Be Defensive Player Of The Year

Say what you want about Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, but the fact is that he’s been a dominant force in the middle for the 3-1 Lions. The Lions official website see’s the damage Suh is doing, and reportedly are hyping Suh for the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year award. If it’s any consolation, Pro Football Focus agrees with the Lions assessment of their monster...

Nate Burleson posts pizza carnage inside his totaled car on Instagram

Today Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson posted this picture to his Instagram account showing his totaled Yukon and the pizza devastation that caused the accident on the inside. Burleson also posted the following message: I’m releasing these pix for 2 reasons: 1) I walked away from a totalled vehicle #Blessed 2) I have to hear all the pizza jokes…lol I’ll start-Yes I am the...

Mathis passes Lions' concussion tests, but Bears blocked his return

Cornerback Rashean Mathis passed the Detroit Lions' concussion tests and was cleared to return to Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears. But the Bears overruled Detroit's doctors which kept Mathis from returning. Mathis suffered a possible concussion in the first quarter of Sunday's 40-32 win and underwent two tests. He said he passed one on the sideline then...

Matt Stafford accidentally throws a touchdown pass to himself

Okay, so it wasn’t really a “throw” but you get the point. It was weird, but it counted for seven regardless. [via] The post Matt Stafford accidentally throws a touchdown pass to himself appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

Lions’ Website Pushing for Suh to be Defensive Player of the Year

The dirty plays take attention away from the fact that Ndamukong Suh is on the short list of best defensive lineman in the league. If you’ve actually watched the Lions this season and not just checked stats, his presence is felt on almost every play. Even if he doesn’t get to the quarterback. The team’s […]

Detroit Lions @ Green Bay Analysis – Week 5

Who would’ve thought that last year’s 4-12 Lion’s would be leading the division heading into week 5 while Green Bay and Minnesota each sit with one win a piece?  Week 5 proves to be a thrilling one as the Lions have a good shot at putting a little distance between themselves and the rest of the division.  Week 5 sees the Lions travel to Lambeau Field to face the well-rested...

Lions Overrun The Bears: 5 Things We Learned

The Chicago Bears travelled to Detroit undefeated at 3-0 and leading the NFC North Division but it was the Lions who looked like the more complete team at the end with a 40-32 victory. The Lions scored 27 points in the second quarter to turn a 10-6 deficit into a 30-10 halftime lead.The Bears were beaten in all three phases of the game and their two touchdowns in fourth quarter garbage...

Bears Win Against Lions Will Be Bigger Than Most

Chicago Bears Head Coach Marc Trestman tried to downplay the importance of beating divisional foe Detroit Lions this week, saying that each game is just as important as the next.However, wins against division opponents are bigger than most. It can mean the difference between making the playoffs and staying at home as the division record is the first tie breaker. Handing losses to...
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