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Lions finally enjoy comfortable lead to protect

DETROIT (AP) For weeks, Detroit fans could only wonder how tough the Lions might be if they had a chance to play the fourth quarter with a comfortable lead. In a Thanksgiving victory over Chicago, the Lions finally enjoyed that feeling. With Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and the rest of the offense showing some long-overdue signs of life, Detroit beat the Bears 34-17 on Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Lions’ whole season could change if these Week 13 predictions hit

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...
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Detroit Lions DB Pissed Off Chicago Bears Tried To Pad Stats For Cutler At End Of Game

Chicago Bears Football - As everyone continues to work off their Thanksgiving hangover, the Detroit Lions are talking mad **** about Jay Cutler and the Bears. Specifically, Detroit Lions defensive back Glover Quin who claims he’s pissed off the Chicago Bears tried to pad stats at the end of the game to make Cutler look good. When asked how he felt about the victory, Quin specifically...
Via Sports Mockery
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 (Or More) Reasons The Chicago Bears Must Throw Money At Ndamukong Suh

Fans may hate Ndamukong Suh right now, but here is a small list of the many reasons why the Chicago Bears need him in navy and orange. He’s REALLY Good Yeah, let’s just start with the obvious.  Suh is a great player.  His sack number (4) isn’t the highest in the NFL but that is highly misleading.  He has 29 quarterback pressures and eight hits according to Pro Football Focus...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Calvin Johnson Among Thanksgiving Studs, Duds

Another happy (and in some places, snowy) Thanksgiving is in the books. Did you get your fill? Thursday featured a hearty feast of NFL football for you to digest along with your turkey, as six NFC division rivals squared off in three entertaining matchups. Yet not everyone got heaping portions on the fantasy front. It was a famine of disastrous proportions...
Via NESN.com
1 day 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
1 day 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
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Stafford Throws 2 TDs, 390 Yards In Thanksgiving Win

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford had one of his best games of the season, on Thanksgiving Day.Fantasy Spin:He was 34-of-45 for 390 yards and two scores. Stafford will be a borderline QB1 for the rest of the season.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bell Scores Twice vs. Bears

Lions running back Joique Bell scored two touchdowns during Thursday's win over Chicago.Fantasy Spin:He had 23 carries for 91 yards and two catches for 16 yards. Reggie Bush is expected back next week, diminishing Bell's value.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate Has Solid Day In PPR

Lions receiver Golden Tate continued to produce on Thursday against the Bears.Fantasy Spin:Tate had eight catches for 89 yards on 10 targets. He is a great compliment to Calvin Johnson.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson Transforms Into Megatron On Thanksgiving

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson had a monster day on Thanksgiving.Fantasy Spin:He had 11 receptions for 146 yards and two scores, on 16 targets. Johnson is back to be a dynamic as ever.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
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
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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,...
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Calvin Johnson reached 10k career receiving yards

Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday. Calvin Johnson already holds the Detroit Lions’ franchise record for career receiving yards. Now, he’s the fastest in NFL history to […] The post Calvin Johnson reached...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Calvin Johnson Breaking Records as he Knocks out Cameraman

Watch: Calvin Johnson Breaking Records as he Knocks out Cameraman What a record-breaking day for Detroit Lions’ wide receiver Calvin Johnson? This is the first time he’s scored two touchdowns in a Thanksgiving day game, and Johnson is also the fastest wide receiver to surpass the 10,000-plus yard receiving mark, … The post Watch: Calvin Johnson Breaking Records as he Knocks...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
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

Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery draws first blood on the Detroit Lions

The Chicago Bears drew first blood on Thanksgiving, thanks to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery. Jeffery has already scored two touchdowns on the Detroit Lions in today’s game and the first quarter hasn’t even ended. Here’s the first: And then just a few minutes ago Jeffery caught an amazing throw by Jay Cutler in the end zone. The Bears lead 14-3 and the Lions are in danger of...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Here’s your Detroit Lions 2014 NFL Thanksgiving cheat sheet

Hello and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Here’s a fun and informative cheat sheet with a bunch of facts about the Detroit Lions and NFL football on Thanksgiving. Via: qprism.com Enjoy the game! You may also be interested in: Here’s your Detroit Lions 2014 NFL Thanksgiving cheat sheet Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford’s very compelling newest quarterback ranking Detroit...
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Reggie Bush OUT Again For Lions

Lions running back Reggie Bush (ankle) is officially out on Thursday.Fantasy Spin:There was a thought Bush would be able to return, but Detroit is playing itsmart. He will now have 10 days to heal, fore the Lions suit up in Week 14.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
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...
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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...
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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
2 days 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
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