Found October 02, 2011 on
The Lions conclude their travels -- it's their third road game of the first four -- in a big way, in Cowboys Stadium (1 p.m., Fox). It's Fox's marquee game -- with Joe Buck and Troy Aikman -- and not just because it's against the Cowboys, either. After this week comes the Lions' big October, with the Monday night game kicking off the first of three at home.
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When the Detroit Lions fell behind 27-3 at Cowboy Stadium, I turned the channel. All my past experiences with the Lions screamed at me to turn it to the Tigers game. After all, this is the same franchise that went 0-16, the same guys who haven’t made the post season in 12 years, the same crew who have disappointed fans year after year.
But something made me turn it back. ...
The Detroit Lions have put together amazing comebacks in back-to-back weeks. While the mental toughness necessary to achieve such a feat is impressive, the necessity of each comeback is somewhat troubling. Time for a SideLion Report reader … [visit site to read more]Poll: Two Sides to the Detroit Lions Comebacks Story - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Blog
Cris Carter said something dumb about Calvin Johnson. Johnson then started the season in a manner that made Carter look worse. Now the former WR and ESPN analyst is finally giving the Lions star his due.
A 4-0 start provides the appropriate mascara, masking the imperfections while conveying an outward appearance of resilience and determination, if not actual beauty as it pertains to the still unbeaten Lions.
I’ll be honest, I started thinking about this post at halftime. I asked myself, who has actually played well for the Lions? I couldn’t answer the question. I threw it out in the SideLion Report live blog and Brandon Pettigrew was mentioned although I didn’t feel that he had much of an impact on the game despite making a nice first quarter catch. Ashlee Palmer was another answer...
You got degrees in economics and sports management while playing college football at Tennessee. How did you do that?
Once upon a time, the Detroit Lions won a playoff game.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Matthew Stafford saw his defense start wiping out a 24-point deficit with interceptions returned for touchdowns on consecutive drives midway through the third quarter, then he and Calvin Johnson took over from there, leading the Detroit Lions to a stunning 34-30 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan isn't losing sleep preparing for the Lions' Calvin Johnson because, as Ryan puts it, his defense faces better receivers everyday in practice.