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The 2013 Detroit Lions will leave something to be desired especially considering I’ve never been one to put stock in preseason numbers and games. Essentially you pray for one thing, health.
The Lions made some good offseason additions and might have been the most active team in the NFC North. But before that overhaul of sorts tickles your inner homer, the Lions had to be active. The Detroit Football Lions were behind the rest of the division and had no choice but turn over 50% of this roster. In my review of the Lions offseason I wrote about how the test roster additions will help so lets see how this translates to the regular season now that the offseason and preseason is all said and done.
Week 1 – Sunday, September 8th vs. Minnesota: Even when A.P. goes off, Detroit should be able to out score the Vikings. The defensive line, a Vikings trademark over the years is getting older but is a solid veteran group and a good test for a revamped offensive line Detroit employs.
Lions win 31...
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. The alter-ego character of Calvin Johnsons new TV commercial seemingly came to life during a news conference Thursday at the Detroit Lions practice facility.
Johnson, the Detroit Lions record-breaking wide receiver, had answered a few questions on his health and football before getting asked about the recently-released Nike spot that also stars rapperactor Sean...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions have been the perfect example of how turnover margin is the most telling statistic on who wins and losses football games.
The Lions ranked third among 16 NFC teams in turnover margin at plus-11 in 2011 when they finished 10-6 and went to the playoffs.
A year ago, they were 15th in the conference -- and 30th out of 32 teams in the NFL -- with...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ziggy Ansah, the fifth pick overall in the NFL draft, participated in practice Thursday for the first time since suffering a concussion 12 days earlier.
The Lions must identify in Fridays injury report whether Ansah is probable,
questionable, or doubtful for Sundays regular-season opener against Minnesota.
Ansah suffered the...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Adrian Peterson boasts of rushing for 2,500 yards this season, making his personal goals well-known as he tries to run down Eric Dickerson's 29-year, single-season NFL record.The league's top running back makes such lofty predictions seem possible. The NFL's top wide receiver enters 2013 not making any grand statements and leaving his personal goals...
The Detroit Lions have acknowledged that rookie defensive lineman Ziggy Ansah is recovering from a concussion.
Ansah, the No. 5 pick in this year's draft, did not travel for the team's preseason finale at Buffalo last week. He was believed to have hurt his head after colliding with a teammate in practice Aug. 24. Coach Jim Schwartz wouldn't give any details on Ansah...
We all know that NFL superstars are always in demand. Their team needs them. Coaches are expecting them to set the bar for the team as a leader. Some of these high profile athletes have foundations to help run. Others are busy making commercials, music videos, and movies. Something we can all relate to right?
How can these great players be in two places at once? Well Nike Football...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. Defensive end Ezekiel Ziggy Ansah hasnt ruled out playing in the Detroit Lions regular-season opener Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings despite suffering a concussion nearly two weeks ago.
Im hopeful, but thats coachs decision, Ansah, the fifth pick overall in this year'sNFL Draft, said following Fridays practice. If Im allowed to play, I will. If not, Ill...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Riley Reiff had a quiet rookie season, playing all 16 games for the Detroit Lions while Jeff Backus remained the starter at the always-important left tackle position.
Now that Backus is retired, the job belongs to Reiff and the first challenge this season will be a formidable one.
Reiff and the Lions host the Minnesota Vikings...
The Minnesota Vikings visit their division rivals, the Detroit Lions, to open up the season on Sunday.Last year, the Vikings swept the Lions in both of their matchups 20-13 and 34-24, respectably. Division games will be important for both of these teams right away as they look to unseat the reigning champions, the Green Bay Packers.Here are three bold predictions for the game.Cordarrelle...
By Monday morning, about half of the fan bases in the NFL will be dreaming of the playoffs and about half will be ready to fire their coach.
That's why it's become known as "Overreaction Monday," the day after most teams open the 16-game regular season.
Which extreme will the Detroit Lions be on?
Nobody needs a new start more than the Lions, who ended 2012 on...
President Donna Shalala, donning an orange tie vowed, “Tomorrow is the game where we make the biggest noise that we’ve ever made at a football game in the history of the university.”
And the crowd roared.
The University of Miami held a student pep rally at The Rock on Foote Green on Friday night before the Hurricanes football team takes on the Florida Gators. The full crowd...
Minnesota Vikings (0-0) at Detroit Lions (0-0)
The Lions and Vikings are among the teams I picked to have big win changes, the Lions in a positive direction and the Vikings in a negative direction. Part of this has to do with the fact that the two teams did the opposite last season, with the Lions going from 10 wins to 4 and the Vikings going from 3 wins to 10. Ordinarily, we can...