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Golden Tate on blowout loss to Pats: 'Embarrassing'

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions seemingly couldn't get there act together on offense to mount any sort of answer to the Patriots onslaught. Dropped passes throughout the game killed them, with all the misery culminating in QB Matthew Stafford sliding instead of sacrificing himself on a crucial fourth-down play. “It’s one of those games, we just … it’s embarrassing...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola dives at Patriots DT’s knees because he’s a jerk (VIDEO)

Vine Dominic Raiola took matters into his own hands Sunday as he dove into Patrios defensive lineman Zach Moore’s knees after the final play.  You see, Raiola was mad that the Patriots are better at football than the Lions.  More specifically, he was angry that the Pats scored with under two minutes left when they were already up 27-9.  And even more specifically, Raiola did...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
12 hours 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
13 hours 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
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola on Last Play of Game Goes After Pats Player Knees (Video)

Raiola was honest about why he did it–so I can feel his pain. The Lions center was angry at the Patriots for running it in for a 34-6 lead, rather taking a knee in victory formation. Raiola admitted after the game that he tried to cut-block Patriots defensive tackle Zach Moore on the Lions’ final offensive snap as retaliation for the score. “I cut him,” Raiola said. “We...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 hours 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
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions can’t hang with the NFL elite as Patriots roll to 34-9 victory

Eight quarters. That’s how long it’s been since the Detroit Lions have actually scored a touchdown as they were shut out of the end zone once again this afternoon to the tune of 34-9 against the New England Patriots. Not since the 29 second mark of the 4th quarter on November 9th against the Dolphins have the Lions scored a touchdown in a game instead relying on the leg of Matt...
Via The Majors Detroit
17 hours 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
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions QB Mathew Stafford Audible Call Milking Cows?

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has his 'Omaha' call. Detroit Lions quarterback Mathew Stafford milks cows. It's all in support of America's Heartland.I'm just waiting for someone to run a 'cow-tipping' play.@FansidedGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions paint a Buffalo on their field for the Bills; Trying to make it feel like home

Tomorrow the Buffalo Bills will face the New York Jets in Detroit, Michigan because the city of Buffalo was power slammed by snow this past week.  Well the people of Ford Field are doing everything in their power to make the Bills feel at home. The Lions staff painted a Buffalo on the field, they […] The post Lions paint a Buffalo on their field for the Bills; Trying to make...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Compares Lions To Baby Simba In Latest Facebook Post

The Detroit Lions “just can’t wait to be king,” but to maintain their first place standing in the NFC North, they’ll have to fend off Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. It appears Brady is ready to play Scar to the Lions’ Mufasa on Sunday, however. Speaking of the “Circle of Life,” Brady’s NFL debut came against the Lions back in 2000. “Nants ingonyama bagithi...
Via NESN.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sunday injury roundup: Detroit Lions

Lions @ Patriots, Sunday 1:00 PM on FOX -Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts Reggie Bush, RB Questionable(Comment: Though he's slated to test his out ankle out pre-game, Bush is not expected to play Sunday against the Patriots, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.) Golden Tate, WR Probable(Comment: Tate (hip) is probable for Sunday's game against New England...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Week 12 Injury Update: Reggie Bush Reportedly Unlikely To Play Vs. Patriots

7:30 a.m.: The Detroit Lions just can’t seem to get and stay healthy for an extended period of time. The injury issues for wide receiver Calvin Johnson have been well documented this season, but running back Reggie Bush has been pretty banged up most of the season, too. Bush was a limited participant at Lions practice all week, and according to CBS Sports NFL reporter Jason La...
Via NESN.com
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick has high praise for Ndamukong Suh

Detroit Lions All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh hasn’t been talked about on social media or made headlines nearly as much as he did in previous years, and that’s a good thing. Suh was often berated in the past for his extracurricular activities on the field—whether it be for stomping on Evan Dietrich-Smith, delivering a forearm to Jay Cutler’s head or allegedly kicking...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions bold predictions, NFL coaches who will be fired, Stafford’s fine GF

We’re essentially two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (nooooooo) and we know who the contenders are and who’s now focused on where they’ll pick in the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you might have missed. Soak up Week 12! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Report: Reggie Bush, Joique Bell, Calvin Johnson

Coming off a loss against the league-best Arizona Cardinals, the Detroit Lions are looking to regain some momentum against the New England Patriots. To do it, they'll need some star players to be healthy and produce. Fortunately, they only have one confirmed out for the game. #459392164 / gettyimages.com The confirmed outs, according to the team website, are defensive tackle...
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions worked out former Patriots punter this week

The Detroit Lions will face the New England Patriots this week and they were still busy trying to make their team better.  The Lions worked out Zolton Mesko a former New England Patriot punter.  Aaron Wilson    @RavensInsider The Lions worked out former Patriots punter Zoltan Mesko on Friday Meskó was drafted by the New […] The post Lions worked out former Patriots punter...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions fans will be elated if these Week 12 bold predictions come true

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Lions
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford’s fiancée has a classy, but gorgeous must see 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game of the week: New England Patriots vs. Detroit Lions

***This post is sponsored by Chevrolet Silverado*** The Patriots are looking like the best team in the AFC and will try to improve their record when they host one of the top teams from the NFC on Sunday. The Pats and their six-game winning streak will face the Detroit Lions, who are 7-3 but coming...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions’ Glover Quin: ‘Foxboro’s A Weird Place’ And It’s Tough To Win There

Foxboro, Mass., isn’t exactly the type of place you’d expect to find an NFL stadium, and Glover Quin thinks that only adds to the difficulty of playing the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots have won 14 straight regular season home games, and that’s a fact that certainly hasn’t been lost on the Detroit Lions safety. “Foxboro’s a weird place,” Quin...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three key matchups for the game against the Patriots

When the Detroit Lions (7-3) head into Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots (8-2) this Sunday, it might very well be the most important game of their season thus far. While the Patriots are coming off a 6 game winning streak, the Lions suffered their first loss in 5 games last Sunday when playing the Arizona Cardinals. This week, the stakes are high and the Lions...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis on Calvin Johnson: 'A man among boys'

Week 12 has the New England Patriots hosting the Detroit Lions where the Pats’ top cornerback Darrelle Revis will be on Calvin Johnson coverage duty. Here are a few extremely complementary remarks Revis have to share about Megatron’s upcoming visit to his island (via Boston Herald). He’s a man amongst boys out there. You see it all the time. The dude’s 6-foot-6, 230 pounds...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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