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Notes: Caldwell defends Stafford, Ebron; Playoff scenarios

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Veteran quarterback Matthew Stafford and rookie tight end Eric Ebron, the team's first-round draft pick, are scrutinized almost on a weekly basis, even when the Lions are winning. That was again the case following Sunday's 20-14 victory at Chicago when Stafford threw two interceptions in the red zone and ended up a lowly 53.7 quarterback rating, and Ebron didn...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Game of the week: Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers

Sponsored by Chevrolet Silverado. The Lions and Packers facing off for a division title in Week 17 is probably about what we expected coming into the season. Beyond that? The Lions haven’t been at all what we thought they’d be. The formerly high-powered Lions offense has been largely tamed in 2014, they’ve been held to 18th in the NFL in total offense. Former 5,000-yard...
Via The Sports Post
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola insists he didn't intentionally stomp opponent

Dominic Raiola hasn’t earned the benefit of the doubt, but the Detroit Lions center needs it more than ever right now.   Raiola is a notoriously dirty player, and he did nothing to help his reputation when he stomped on Chicago Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson during the Lions’ eventual win at Soldier Field. Raiola insisted after the game that the stomp was not done...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola stomps Ego Ferguson on dirty play (Video)

Dominic Raiola committed yet another dirty play when he stomped on the ankle of Ego Ferguson, who laid on the ground in an indefensible position during the third quarter of Sunday’s Lions-Bears game. Raiola avoided a penalty on the dirty play, but he may not be able to avoid a fine if the NFL is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions’ Dominic Raiola Intentionally Stomps On Ego Ferguson’s Ankle (Video)

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but Dominic Raiola did something awful again. The Detroit Lions center appeared to intentionally stomp on the leg of Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson during the third quarter of Sunday’s game at Soldier Field. The dirty move came at the end of a play while Ferguson was still on the ground and Raiola was walking away from the...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dominic Raiola stomps on Bears player's ankle

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has a long history of being involved in questionable plays that often feature unnecessary cheap shots. He attempted to cut a Patriots player by diving at the defensive lineman’s knees when the team was lined up in victory formation just four weeks ago. And he was involved in yet another incident in Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears,...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Lions are in the playoffs… but no one should be satisfied

The Lions officially clinched a playoff berth last night after the Eagles fell to the Washington Redskins 27-24 officially eliminating Philadelphia from playoff contention. The guaranteed spot in the postseason for Detroit is their first appearance since 2011 and only the second since the turn of the century. The Lions’ business this regular season however is far from over and...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions have clinched the playoffs; Could still win first seed

Philadelphia’s loss is Detroit’s gain. The Lions are in the playoffs for only the second time since 1999 after the Eagles’ loss in Washington on Saturday. They could finish anywhere from the No. 1 to the No. 6 seed in the NFC. Detroit faces Jimmy Clausen and the Bears in Week 16 before heading to […] The post Detroit Lions have clinched the playoffs; Could still win first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions playoff scenarios

Caldwell It’s Week 16 and the Detroit Lions have a shot at locking up a playoff spot this week. But coach Jim Caldwell won’t discuss the playoffs with his players, his fellow coaches, the media or even his family members just yet. His focus remains solely on the Lions’ game in Chicago this Sunday. That’s the kind of focus you want from your head coach, but I’m not...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Must Remain Sharp to Secure a Win in Week 16

The Detroit Lions currently sit at the top of the NFC North and need to secure another victory in Week 16. Fortunately, their chances of doing so are strengthened by the fact they play the lowly Chicago Bears this Sunday. With the Green Bay Packers right on their heels, the Lions must win to keep their lead in the division. We know for certain that the Packers will be playing smarter...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: 5 keys to beating the Chicago Bears in week 16

The day has finally come. How fitting that the Detroit Lions (10-4) season has come down to the game against their biggest rival, the Chicago Bears (5-9). It could be argued, however, that the Bears have fallen from all NFL graces after their game against the Saints and might not prove to be as much of a challenge as we would have thought at the beginning of the season. Nonetheless...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron named one of 10 most disappointing rookies of 2014

This year’s rookie class is loaded with talent; all over the league, first-year players are performing at a high level, demonstrating that they’re going to be stars for years to come. But that’s not a 100 percent, across-the-board statement. Like in any draft, this year’s batch of newcomers has some players who haven’t been able to smoothly make the transition to the NFL...
Via cover32 - Lions
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gave: Lions' teamwork key to Glover Quin's 'magical season'

ALLEN PARK -- Walking sound bite Glover Quin is as adept at fielding questions from the media as he is defending against the pass in the Detroit Lions' secondary. He'll swat down a lazy, oft-heard question, like how does his team keep its focus in the midst of a playoff race, with a dressed-up cliche -- "It's not about the destination; it's about the journey...Teamwork makes the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Have Chance to Slay “Same Old Lions” Mantra for Good Sunday

The Detroit Lions, the same old Lions, are familiar with facing backup players in games crucial to their postseason fortunes and usually they lose, but Sunday against a Chicago Bears the Lions can prove “SOL” is truly dead. Week 17 at Lambeau Field, a win and the Lions get the fifth seed and play at the New York Giants, lose and they go to the feared Superdome to face the New...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions claim Josh Thomas off waivers from Jets

Josh Thomas had a rough week, the former Buffalo Bills draft pick was released after his playbook and passport were stolen. Well today, he received better news. He was claimed by the Detroit Lions. @RavensInsider: Lions assigned Josh Thomas off waivers from Jets Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow NFL Draft Diamonds […] The post Lions claim Josh Thomas off waivers from Jets...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions move practice outside to prepare for final two games

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- As soon as the NFL schedule was released eight months ago, the final two games for the Detroit Lions stood out as much as anything: December 21: At Chicago. December 28: At Green Bay. Not only are they division games, they're also both outdoors in cold-weather cities for a team that plays its home games in the climate-controlled confines of Ford Field. "We pride...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: News, stats, and stars from the game against the Vikings

Happy Victory Tuesday everyone. This weekend, the Detroit Lions (10-4) beat the Minnesota Vikings (6-8) by a score of 16-14. This win has propelled the Lions to the top of their NFC North Division and has gotten the critics talking. It also marks the second time in 18 seasons that the Lions have had more than 10 wins in a single season. In case you missed the game, or you are just...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Mosley doesn’t want Ndamukong Suh to leave Detroit (VIDEO)

YouTube Ndamukong Suh may have played his last game at Ford Field.  The Lions will not return to Ford Field in 2014 unless they host a playoff game and Suh is a free agent at season’s end.  I’m sure you have heard that Suh had a bevy of guests at Sunday’s game against the Vikings, including billionaire buddy Warren Buffett. Defensive line cohort C.J. Mosley made his feelings...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: This Detroit Lions Fan Eating Butt Is The Sickest Thing You Will Ever See

WARNING: This photo is disgusting. According to Deadspin, this grotesque act of ass-eating was caught on camera near Nemo’s bar which is a tailgate spot for people attending the Detroit Lions game. The reader who sent this photo along says he saw this butthole eating in the parking lot of Nemo’s, a bar near Ford Field. Kickoff’s at 4:25, so these fans have plenty of time. ...
Via Sports Mockery
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren Buffett rocks Ndamukong Suh jersey

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett makes more money in a day than most of us make in a year. He attended the Vikings-Lions game as a guest of Ndamukong Suh. He hung out on the field before the game, and sported a No. 90 jersey. Warren Buffett wears a No. 90 for what...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s Two Lions Fans Having Oral Sex In The Parking Lot

These Detroit Lions fans are pre-gaming with some oral sex in the parking lot.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Fauria tweets that Russell Wilson stole his gal?

Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria sent out an incredibly strange tweet after his team’s win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So weird, in fact, that one has to wonder if he was hacked. Shortly after midnight on Sunday, Fauria wrote something about Russell Wilson stealing his girlfriend. He quickly deleted the tweet, but not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Fauria posts curious tweet about his girlfriend and Russell Wilson

Did Lions tight end Joseph Fauria’s girlfriend have some sort of relationship with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson? It appears Fauria thinks so. He posted a tweet an hour ago which insinuates that’s what may have happened. The tweet has since been deleted. But a Twitter user (@Grade_Eh_Tweets) was able to capture it before it was removed...  
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joseph Fauria twerks after scoring touchdown

Joseph Fauria made Nicki Minaj proud Sunday afternoon. The Detroit Lions tight end caught his first touchdown pass of the season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, so he celebrated like no other player has ever celebrated before — by twerking.   This embed is invalid   " /> Fauria, who missed a good chunk of the season after he injured his ankle trying to...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush makes political statement with shirt

Derrick Rose made a political statement during pregame warmups on Saturday night when he wore a shirt that had “I Can’t Breathe” written across the front. On Sunday, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush did the same thing. Bush wore a long-sleeve shirt with the same message clearly displayed. Lions RB Reggie Bush showing support...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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