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Lions Ziggy Ansah was all over the place yesterday

According to Pro Football Focus, Ziggy Ansah’s performance was so strong, it thrust him to No. 2 in their overall pass rush productivity rankings for 4-3 DEs, behind only Giants OLB Robert Ayers. Ansah was in the quarterbacks face a lot yesterday. According to PFF, he was in the Quarterback’s face 12 total times, Wow!!! […] The post Lions Ziggy Ansah was all over the place...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions Suh has not talked to media in 4 weeks; Why hasn’t he been fined?

Marshawn Lynch was fined for 100k dollars because he would not talk to media, but Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions has went 4 straight weeks not talking to media. What is the difference? @kmeinke: Ndamukong Suh shut out the media for a fourth straight game. Players are required by the NFL to be available […] The post Lions Suh has not talked to media in 4 weeks; Why hasn’t...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson fastest to 10k receiving yards: ‘That’s big’

            Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Wide receiver Calvin Johnson broke another record during a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday. Johnson became the fastest player in NFL history to pass 10,000 yards receiving.  He hit the mark in 115 games, breaking the record set by former receiver Torry Holt, who hit 10,000 career receiving yards...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Calvin Johnson takes out cameraman on TD catch

Detroit Lions fans are definitely thankful for wide receiver Calvin Johnson. The veteran affectionately known as Megatron has been making even bad games entertaining to watch for sometime. When the Lions happen to be winning--even better.One person that is probably not thankful for him though is the cameraman that he took out on this play. @_MarcusD_/Twitter Read more »
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson sets new NFL receiving record in Thanksgiving win for Lions

What a monster game for Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions! Megatron was targeted 16 times by Matt Stafford and came away with 146 receiving yards and two touchdowns, including this beauty: Along the way, he became the youngest player in NFL history to pass 10,000 career receiving yards: With 146 yards today, Calvin Johnson is fastest in NFL history to 10,000 yards receiving,...
Via cover32 - Lions
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Eric Ebron Leaps Over Kyle Fuller

Detroit Lions first-round rookie tight end Eric Ebron showed off his impressive athleticism early on in the team’s divisional showdown with the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving Day. Here’s a close-up of his impressive hurdle over Bears rookie CB Kyle Fuller.   And here’s the clip of the entire play, as the No. 10 overall pick puts his athleticism and determination on full...
Via Gridiron Grit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions’ Reggie Bush out vs. Bears

            The Detroit Lions will be without running back Reggie Bush for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. Bush (ankle) will miss his third straight game and four of the past five contests. In the seven games he’s appeared this season, the running back has just 191 rushing yards (3.6 yards per carry) and 169 receiving yards.  Bush has gone...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thanksgiving web roundup: Detroit Lions

Will Lions make Suh a billionaire? ► Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh wants to be a billionaire, or so he told the Wall Street Journal ... Monarrez: Lions should let Ndamukong Suh leave ► It's time to give thanks, Detroit. Give thanks for Ndamukong Suh, because this should be his ... Detroit Lions thankful to be back home ► Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler took...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions: 2014 Week 13 NFL Pick

Chicago Bears (4-7) at Detroit Lions (7-4) The Lions are in a nice spot here, after a very tough and unrewarding road trip that sent them to Arizona and New England, who are a combined 18-4. Teams that lose back-to-back road games are 43-25 ATS in their next game as long as they still have a winning record and they’re home favorites. It makes sense. Any team that is able to lose...
Via The Football Fan Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Matthew Stafford’s Fiance Drain Three-Pointers In Amazing Yoga Pants

Hot Corner – Watch Matthew Stafford’s fiance Kelly Hall drain three-pointers in the best yoga pants you’ve ever seen. The interesting part, she’s damn good. After draining four three-pointers in a row, she showed the Internet she’s got game … even if she did miss the last one. Behind the arch. Men’s ball. So close. A video posted by Kelly Hall (@kbhall82) on Nov...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Report: Reggie Bush, Calvin Johnson, Nick Fairley

In the first of three Thanksgiving Day games, the Detroit Lions play host to the NFC North rival Chicago Bears. Although the Lions are having a solid season at 7-4, their offense has been riddled with injuries. For the better part of the season both RB Reggie Bush and WR Calvin Johnson have been banged up and each have missed significant time. This week is no difference as they,...
Via NFL Injury Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: What to be thankful for this Thanksgiving?

The sky is not falling, I can promise you that. Although the Detroit Lions may have lost the past two games without scoring a single touchdown, we must remember that things could be worse. Hey, remember when the Lions were 0-16? Remember when no one was talking about them until they broke the record of the first team to go without a win in a season? My point is, the Lions are still...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Keys to beating the Bears on Thanksgiving

This Thursday, the Detroit Lions (7-4) will host the Chicago Bears (5-6) in their annual Thanksgiving Day home game. Not only has Detroit been hosting a Thanksgiving Day game since 1934, but the Lions and Bears also own the longest-running annual series in the NFL. That’s right, they’ve faced each other every year since 1930 and Thursday’s game will be the 169th meeting between...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush compares shooting of Mike Brown to Palestine: Report

Reggie Bush has been pretty outspoken about the verdict in Ferguson on Twitter the past couple of days. But on Tuesday, the Lions running back curiously compared the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown to the conflict in Palestine on his Instagram page. Bush posted a photo of a man holding a sign with the message: "The Palestinian People know what mean to be...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola: I don't care what Bill Belichick said about me

As we found out last Sunday, Dominic Raiola isn’t one to back down. The Detroit Lions center proved that in an unpleasant way against the New England Patriots, taking several cheap shots at Patriots defensive end Zach Moore as the game wound down. New England head coach had a brilliant response to Raiola’s actions after the game, remarking that the 35-year-old had “never...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions prove they’re frauds again

The Detroit Lions had a promising 7-2 start that made others, including myself, believe they were finally for real and would maybe even snatch the NFC North title away from the Green Bay Packers. Ha, no. That was simply not going to happen this year. No sir. The Lions, like last year, look like they’re bound to choke again. Remember that 6-3 team that lost six of seven, and saw...
Via cover32 - Lions
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: What went wrong in the loss to the Patriots

The Detroit Lions were dominated in all facets of the game on Sunday and lost 34-9 to the New England Patriots. With the loss, the Lions fall to 7-4 and out of first place in the NFC North, while the Patriots climb to 9-2, tied with Arizona for the NFL’s best record. Brady Detroit played well for about eight minutes on Sunday, capping off their opening drive with a field goal...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions, NFL Won’t Punish Dominic Raiola For Cheap Shot Vs. Patriots

Dominic Raiola is getting off scot-free for his late-game antics Sunday afternoon against the New England Patriots. The Detroit Lions center will not be disciplined by the team for his cheap shot against Zach Moore on the final play of the game, head coach Jim Caldewell announced Monday. “He and I talked,” Caldwell said. “We addressed the issue. What we talked about is a private...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate: Loss to Patriots was 'embarrassing'

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate, who is no stranger to stirring up the pot publicly, had some stinging words about how his team performed in a 34-9 loss to the Patriots on Sunday afternoon. It’s one of those games, we just…it’s embarrassing,” Tate said, via ESPN.com. “We’ve got to chalk it up and have a short-term memory. That’s the most important thing,...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiola takes a cheap shot at the end of the game because the Patriots ‘ran up the score’

At the conclusion of today’s Lions/Patriots ‘game’, Dominic Raiola took it upon himself to go after New England offensive lineman Zach Moore’s legs in a blatant cheap shot for the Pats apparently ‘running up the score’. Here’s the Detroit Free Press relaying Raiola’s absurd logic: “I cut him,” Raiola said. “We took a knee, so I cut the nose (tackle). They...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola Admits To Going After Pats Players Knees (Video)

Lions Dominic Raiola spoke about what went down during the last play of the Patriots blowout of the Lions, to the tune of 34-6. Raiola came out and admitted that he lashed out at the Pats for what he feels was them running up the score on them. Raiola states he tried to cut-block Pats DT Zach Moore on the Lions’ final offensive snap as means of retaliation. “I cut him,” Raiola...
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis, Ndamukong Suh exchange words after game

A referee and coaches had to separate Ndamukong Suh and Darrelle Revis after the Patriots’ 34-9 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Video aired by CBS showed Revis, Devin McCourty and newly-acquired LeGarrette Blount smiling in Suh’s direction and appearing to trade some trash talk with the Lions defensive lineman during the handshakes portion...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Stafford Kills Late-Game Drive With Mind-Numbingly Stupid Slide On Fourth Down

The Detroit Lions are having some trouble against the Patriots on Sunday in Foxboro, and plays like this certainly haven’t helped. While driving late in the game and attempting to mount a comeback in New England, Matt Stafford scrambled and – for some reason – went into a slide before the first down marker rather Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How to Control Calvin Johnson & the Detroit Lions

The real value of having a player like Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is what he does to lighten coverage for everyone else.  He's singularly uncoverable for just about every cornerback in the NFL...except maybe for the cornerback he faces today in Darrelle Revis.  Could Revis cover Megateon all day 1-on-1?  Probably.  Is it worth the risk to give up that singular, game-changing...
Via Football By Football
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions fans will love Matthew Stafford’s fiancée’s classy, stunning Instagram

Things are going pretty well right now for Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford. His team sits atop the NFC North at 7-3 and he’s had a pretty solid season even without a healthy Calvin Johnson for large parts of it. A showdown in New England awaits Stafford and the Lions this weekend, but with one of the NFL’s most stout defenses and an emerging star in Golden Date, Detroit has...
Via cover32 - Lions
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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