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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...
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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...
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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
1 day 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...
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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...
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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Lions’ Matthew Stafford Fake Plays and Rushes in Touchdown

Watch: Lions’ Matthew Stafford Fake Plays and Rushes in Touchdown Detroit Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford completely faked out the Jets on this play, rushing in for his own touchdown, adding this dramatic slide into the sidelines afterwards. VINE- #Lions' Matthew Stafford with the TD run https://t.co/9cUBBz9o4Z — FanSided GIF (@FanSidedGIF) … The post Watch: Lions’...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ndamukong Suh likely to leave Lions

The Detroit Lions top defensive player appears likely to be gone after this season. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Ndamukong Suh is prepared to move on from the team. A quarter of the way through the season, the Detroit Lions are preparing to lose free-agent-to-be Ndamukong Suh and he is preparing to move on as well, according to league sources. And with Suh in New York...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions getting ready to lose Suh in the offseason, DT already looking at a few teams

The Detroit Lions appear to be preparing themselves for life after Ndamukong Suh while the talented defensive tackle has his eye on a few teams according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. A quarter way through season, the Lions are preparing to lose free-agent-to-be DT Ndamukong Suh and he is preparing to move on, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 28, 2014 Schefter...
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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulloch would do ACL-tearing celebration again

Last weekend, Stephen Tulloch of the Detroit Lions tore his ACL celebrating a sack of Aaron Rodgers. As a result, Tulloch was placed on injured reserve, bringing his 2014 season to an end. Understandably, Tulloch was criticized for perhaps going a bit overboard with his attempt to mock Rodgers’ well known “discount double-check” belt celebration. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Why to watch DeAndre Levy

The biggest surprise, arguably of any team this year, has been the Detroit Lions defense. The team has officially been exposed and branded as a force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the football. As I’ve mentioned before, the linebacker position has been a point of emphasis for the team this year. After drafting Kyle Van Noy in the first round, the defense was expected...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell

The Detroit Lions list wide receiver Calvin Johnson (ankle) as questionable and running back Joique Bell (knee) as probable for Week 4 against the New York Jets, according to the team's website on NFL.com.Johnson did not participate in practice on Wednesday and Thurdsday, but was able to have limited participation on Friday.Bell had limited participation on Wednesday and full...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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
4 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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