Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


LIONS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
6 hours 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
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush to miss Week 12, Chris Johnson probable

Getty Images Lions running back Reggie Bush will be out of action again this week. Bush’s name will continue to be spelled by Theo Riddick who has performed quite well. Bush would seem to be a better option to play in Week 13. Joique Bell is firmly the starter on the Lions ahead of Sunday’s game against the Patriots. Speaking of Detroit…. When the Jets travel there to take...
Via Tireball.com
10 hours 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
11 hours 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
15 hours 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
15 hours 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
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers 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 - Packers
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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis gives Lions wide out Calvin Johnson huge praise

Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions has been the best wide receiver in the game for the past several years. The long, fast wide out is able to make plays and give the Lions a great chance to win every game.  Darrelle Revis is the best cover cornerback in the game, and the two will […] The post Darrelle Revis gives Lions wide out Calvin Johnson huge praise appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Reggie Bush expects to play Week 12

Good news for the Detroit Lions as they attempt to bounce back from a close loss at the Arizona Cardinals last Sunday.  Justin Rodgers of MLive.com reports that running back Reggie Bush anticipates playing in the upcoming Week 12 match-up against the New England Patriots.  Bush's ankle injury has sidelined him every other week over the past six games.  The nagging injury has...
Via NFL Injury Report
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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

The Detroit Lions have had to overcome significant injuries on their way to a 7-2 record, already losing six players for the season.  While Calvin Johnsonand Reggie Bush have missed multiple games, the Lions are fortunate that both players were able to play last week.  On the other side of the ball, Nick Fairley has been out since midway through Detroit's 22-21 win over the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Keys to beating the Cardinals in week 11

The Detroit Lions (7-2) hit the road to face the Arizona Cardinals (8-1) in week 11, with the winner taking over first place in the NFC. Yes everyone, you read that right, the Lions and Cardinals are playing for the NFC’s top spot this weekend. Detroit will be looking for their fifth straight win, while Arizona will be trying to win their sixth straight game. Stanton The big...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Lions News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Cal gets daughter's bday wrong

Carson: Career not worth concussions

Report: Gundy pursuing Florida job

Tiger hires new swing coach

WATCH: Jameis Winston shoves ref

Florida DL supports Will Muschamp with eye black

Jay Gruden: RG3 has been 'coddled'

LeBron: Love needs to 'demand' the ball

Bills-Jets game will be free admission

Pete Carroll: Lynch is 'our guy'

Which NFL team will get the #1 pick?

Game of the week: Patriots vs. Lions

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.