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Lions Injury Update: Joseph Fauria blames ankle injury on dog

The Detroit Lions announced via Twitter that Joseph Fauria injured his ankle at home chasing his puppy:Joe Fauria said he sprained his ankle after missing bottom two stairs while trying to stop his 3-month old dog from urinating in the house— Detroit Lions (@Lions) September 29, 2014 #180072119 / gettyimages.comMichael Rothstein reports Fauria tried to notify Lions' training...
Via NFL Injury Report
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grading each NFL's team's play at quarter-season mark

After featuring many shocking and exciting moments, the first quarter of the 2014 NFL season is now in the books. Here is each NFL team’s grade at the quarter-mark of the season. Detroit Lions (3-1) Finally, the Lions are putting the “D” in Detroit. They lead the NFL with 267.2 yards allowed per game and held the Packers to their lowest point total since 2010 in a 19-7...
Via The Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions work out free agent running backs

Getty Images After placing Montell Owens on injured reserve with a hamstring injury, the Detroit Lions worked out a pair of running backs on Tuesday. Tashard Choice and Alex Green both got a look from the Lions as the team scours the free agent mark for fall back options down the road. Choice, 29, has appeared in 88 career games, including three last season with the Indianapolis...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did any Detroit Lions crack the latest NFL heroes and goats list?

Some teams are off to a fast start, others are stumbling out of the gates, and a majority are languishing somewhere in the middle. That’s the NFL landscape after four games. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
Via cover32 - Lions
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions Bring In RB Tashard Choice & WR Ramses Barden Among Others For Workouts

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Detroit Lions brought in a number of free agents for workouts on Tuesday including: RB Tashard Choice, RB Alex Green, WR Ramses Barden and WR Damian Williams. Detroit has already made a few roster moves running back as they placed FB/RB Montell Owens on season-ending injured reserve and promoted RB George Winn from the practice squad on...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions shut out of NFL offensive awards (and disappointments) so far

There’s an old saying in the NFL: Teams can’t win a championship in September, but they certainly can lose one. Translation? Getting off to a good start doesn’t ensure late-season success, but struggling out of the gates almost guarantees that a team won’t be playing in January. That’s why taking a moment to look at the state of the NFL one-fourth of the way through the...
Via cover32 - Lions
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions promote RB George Winn from practice squad.

Lions promote RB George Winn from practice squad.   Towards the end of the game Vs. New York Jets the Lions were down to just Reggie Bush at RB.  Joique Bell has suffered a concussion and both Theo Riddick and Montell Owens went down with apparent hamstring issues. Other than Bush the only other alternative was FB Jed Collins. Needless to say that was not a good situation to be...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Do the Detroit Lions have the best tight ends in the NFL today?

Most sportswriters would tell you that Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints is the best tight end playing in the NFL today. I am not one of them. Don’t get me wrong, Graham is a fine tight end but I consider him to be a wide receiver in all but name only. If you take issue with that you should know that Graham himself made the same argument when he was trying to renegotiate his...
Via cover32 - Lions
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Fauria's new puppy is responsible for his ankle injury

Detroit Lions tight end Joe Fauria suffered a mysterious ankle injury last week that could cause him to miss some time. He was spotted walking around the team facility on Monday with crutches and a walking boot, and now we know why. Fauria’s puppy is to blame. According to the Lions, Fauria injured his ankle […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Joique Bell sustains concussion

The Detroit Lions running back duo of Reggie Bush and Joique Bell was cut in half Sunday against the New York Jets when Bell sustained a concussion. The injury occurred in the third quarter and Bell was not able to return.#461393585 / gettyimages.comJoique Bell did in fact suffer a concussion. Lions wouldn't make him available after the game.— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate shined yesterday for Detroit; Jets player praised him

While fantasy football owners were expecting Calvin Johnson to have a huge game against the banged up Jets defense, he was not the receiver that killed them. It was their acquistion of Golden Tate that had a huge X-Factor in yesterday’s game. Johnson’s ankle had him questionable for the game. He had just two catches […] The post Golden Tate shined yesterday for Detroit; Jets...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: News, stats, and stars from the game against the New York Jets

The Detroit Lions were able to pull out an impressive win against the New York Jets, winning 24-17 while holding the lead since the second quarter. This game established a few things that were previous question marks facing the team while some players outshone their previous performances. Reflecting on the game, here are the stars, stats and news from Sunday. News: Calvin Johnson...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Suh won't re-sign with Lions, wants to play in NYC

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Lions and DT Ndamukong Suh are “preparing to go separate ways” after 2014. According to Schefter, Suh is interested in playing for one of the New York teams as it would allow him to expand his brand. Previous reports have mentioned that the Lions would like to sign Suh to a new contract, but they are willing to give him the opportunity...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford unhurt in pedestrian bridge collapse

On Friday morning, a pedestrian bridge collapsed on the Southfield Freeway in Detroit as Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was heading to the team facility. The incident apparently occurred after a truck collided with an overpass early Friday morning (via ClickonDetroit.com). A pedestrian bridge which spanned over Southfield Freeway collapsed Friday morning and is now blocking...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions place Tulloch on season-ending I.R. with ACL injury

The Detroit Lions announced Monday that they will place veteran LB Stephen Tulloch on season-ending injured reserve with a torn ACL. Caldwell announced that Stephen Tulloch will be placed on injured reserve with an ACL injury. — Detroit Lions (@Lions) September 22, 2014 Tulloch suffered the injury while celebrating a sack on Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, so this is a very disappointing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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