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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
2 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
7 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
8 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
10 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
12 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...
Via 60 Max Power O
13 hours 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

East Carolina’s Justin Hardy owns the record for most career receptions in FBS

East Carolina senior Justin Hardy set the FBS career receptions record Saturday against Tulane with his 350th career catch. Former Oklahoma star Ryan Broyles, now with the Detroit Lions, had held the FBS record of 349 receptions (set from 2008-11). Hardy has three games left this season. I can see Hardy hitting another 20 receptions, […] The post East Carolina’s Justin Hardy...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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...
Via cover32 - Lions
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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Moves Jets-Bills Away from Buffalo and to Detroit

Due to the mega lake effect snow storm that is dumping more than seven feet of the white stuff on Buffalo, the NFL has decided to move the New York Jets-Bills game original scheduled for Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday to Ford Field in Detroit. The game will be played at 7 p.m. ET on Monday night and will be aired by CBS only to Buffalo and New York. We don’t know if DirecTV’s...
Via Fang's Bites
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

The Detroit Lions want the Patriots to fear them

Tom E. Curran, CSNNE:There’s no Patriots’ mystique that’s going to unnerve James Ihedigbo.In fact, the former Patriot, Raven and Jet flipped a question posed by Detroit media Wednesday about being intimidated by the Patriots and according to Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com, “Man, look at the names and guys we’ve got on this team. You should be intimidated by the people we...
Via Patriots Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions simplifying game plan against Patriots

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- With their offense failing to live up to expectations, the Detroit Lions and coordinator Joe Lombardi are taking the "less is more" approach this week. The Lions are coming off their first game in five years in which they failed to score a touchdown and they rank 26th in scoring entering Sunday's game at New England. With what's considered a complicated offensive...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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

Lions Injury Updates: Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush

The Detroit Lions only scored six points last Sunday in their loss against the Arizona Cardinals, and with a matchup against the New England Patriots this Sunday, their offense will need to improve in order to have any shot of winning. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson and running back Reggie Bush have both been banged up as of late, and their services will be needed in order to keep...
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Jeremy Ross and the Best Run of the Day That Didn't Count

When this happened it looked like Lions wide receiver Jeremy Ross had made the heads-up play of the season recovering this tip and returning to mid-field, but those pesky rules had to get in the way. Eventually it was ruled that the Cardinals player had possessed the ball inside the one-yard line when he tipped the ball back in to the playing field.Since it was a punt and no one...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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