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Detroit Lions: Heartbreak for Motor City

All season there was skepticism about of the strength of this Detroit Lions team, and I was among all of them determined not to get my hopes up. However, how do you not fall in love with this Lions team that has been surprising everyone game after game? Unfortunately, this Sunday at AT&T Stadium the Detroit Lions suffered a heartbreaking 24-20 playoff loss to one of my all time...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL head official: Cowboys should have been flagged

  Essentially, the NFL admits it made a “whoopsie.”   Dallas Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens should have been penalized on an incomplete pass to Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew, NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino told “PFT Live” on Monday. The controversial play, which turned a first down into a fourth down for Detroit, was widely seen as...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Analyzing the controversial picked up flag

Romo The Dallas Cowboys beat the Detroit Lions 24-20 on Sunday thanks to an impressive second half from Tony Romo and company. The Lions led for most of the way after jumping out 14-0 in the first quarter, but Romo found Terrance Williams for the game-winning touchdown on third-and-goal with 2:32 remaining. Detroit’s last chance fell short when Demarcus Lawrence strip-sacked...
Via isportsweb.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Officiating crew picks up flag in Lions-Cowboys game (VIDEO)

The Detroit Lions may have been “jobbed” in their wild-card matchup against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. It’s not often that a penalty flag is thrown, and then later picked up. Yet that’s exactly what happened. The Lions had a 20-17 lead midway through the fourth quarter, and were looking to add to it. Stafford threw a pass intended for Brandon Pettigrew, whose arm...
Via The Sports Daily
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Officials in Lions-Cowboys Game Reverse Key Penalty After Announcing it

If you wanted some controversy during the first weekend of NFL Playoff action, officials during the Detroit Lions game against the Cowboys in Dallas provided just that in the fourth quarter on Sunday evening. With Detroit up by three points and just over half a quarter remaining, Matthew Stafford threw a pass down the seam to tight end Brandon Pettigrew, who was obviously interfered...
Via Sportsnaut
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Initial reaction to Detroit Lions selecting Eric Ebron

New Detroit Lion Eric Ebron (Photo Credit: GoHeels.com) “With the 10th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions select Eric Ebron, tight end, North Carolina.” Initial reaction:  Disgust. Detroit was in a phenomenal position at pick 10 but could not deliver.  With highly touted Taylor Lewan, Aaron Donald, Odell Beckham Jr. and Johnny Manziel still left on the board, it...
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May 08, 2014  |  1 Comment

Report: Pettigrew returning to Lions

For better (solid blocking) or worse (dropped passes), tight end Brandon Pettigrew is returning to the Detroit Lions. Pettigrew, an unrestricted free agent, has reached an agreement on a four-year, $16-million contract with $8 million guaranteed, according to the Detroit Free Press. Other teams that reportedly had shown the strongest interest in him included the New York Jets, Oakland...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Roster moves prior to free agency

Safety John Wendling The Detroit Lions have begun to make a handful of roster moves with the NFL free agency period quickly approaching (March 11, 4 p.m. EST). Kicker David Akers and safety John Wendling are among five players that will not return next season. Detroit has also decided to part ways with defensive end Israel Idonije, offensive lineman Dylan Gandy and linebacker Rocky...
Via isportsweb.com
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Brandon Pettigrew the answer at tight end, or is it time to move on?

The Detroit Lions have many things to settle this offseason in relation to their roster, but maybe the most difficult decision of all is whether or not to resign Brandon Pettigrew.  The former first round pick is a free agent, and while productive last season at points, the most remarkable thing that Pettigrew has shown throughout his career in Detroit is his proficient inconsistency...
Via cover32 - Lions
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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