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Detroit Lions handed ugly 24-7 loss against Carolina

Sunday was a day to forget on many levels for the Detroit Lions, who were handed an ugly 24-7 loss at the hands of the Carolina Panthers. From missed field goals, to turnovers, to another injury in the secondary, nothing went Detroit’s way in this one. The Lions fall to 1-1 on the young season, while the Panthers climb to 2-0. Hardy Detroit’s new offense looked very promising...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Rookie CB Nevin Lawson Likely Out For Season

The Detroit Lions have been struggling to keep their players healthy in 2014, especially on the defensive side of the ball. Sunday against the Panthers was no different. After rookie cornerback Nevin Lawson was promoted to take the place of the injured Bill Bentley, he suffered a brutal dislocated foot injury that would require immediate surgery. Nevin Lawson is likely done for the...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Lions are keeping their options open at kicker

With rookie kicker Nate Freese making 2 of his first 5 attempts at the NFL level, the Lions have a problem… a big problem that is when it comes to their special teams production. And after today’s 24-7 loss at the hands of the Carolina Panthers where Freese missed two of those five total attempts this young season, Lions head coach Jim Caldwell says the team won’t make any...
Via The Majors Detroit
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Fullback Celebrates Touchdown By Rocking Ball to Sleep

Guys do all sorts of things after they score a touchdown. Sometimes it's just a simple little dance and other times they get a little mor creative and pull Sharpies out of their socks so they can autograph the ball for a fan.And then there are guys like Lions fullback Jed Collins who treat the ball like a little baby that needs to go to sleep.via Bleacher ReportRead more »
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kelvin Benjamin Makes Incredible One-Handed Catch Vs Lions

Kelvin Benjamin hauled in an incredible one-handed catch against the Detroit Lions. Here's video of the play.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh reportedly mad about Cam Newton calling him “Donkey Kong Suh”

Well it looks like Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has some extra motivation for this week’s game against the Panthers after quarterback Cam Newton called him “Donkey Kong Suh” this past week. Three of Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh’s former high school teammates said today that Carolina quarterback Cam Newton referring to their friend as “Donkey Kong Suh...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions week 2 preview: The Carolina Panthers

Newton Cam Newton is going to play this weekend against the Detroit Lions, let me just get that out of the way first. Newton missed Carolina’s first game with a hairline fracture in his rib, but the Panthers were still able to beat division rival Tampa Bay without him. Newton returned to practice this week and will be playing on Sunday when the Lions and Panthers face off. The...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions have a chance to prove they’re for real on Sunday

The Detroit Lions offense is no doubt one of the league’s best. Matthew Stafford makes his fair share of mistakes, and this team still hasn’t won a playoff game since 1991. Still, the talent is there this year to change that completely. Calvin Johnson is the league’s top wide receiver, Golden Tate is a solid second receiver and tight end Eric Ebron has the potential to become...
Via cover32 - Lions
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three reasons Nevin Lawson will be the starter

The Detroit Lions’ defense exceeded expectations Monday night against the New York Giants. The Lions held the Giants to just 197 yards while compiling two critical interceptions. The most recent problem being addressed, however, has been the loss of cornerback Bill Bentley, out for the season with a torn ACL. This injury leaves the Lions with only seven defensive backs and four...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Reggie Bush limited by knee injury

Detroit Lions star running back Reggie Bush hurt his knee week one against the New York Giants. He was listed on the injury report on Wednesday.#454990692 / gettyimages.comAccording to Dave Birkett on Twitter:Reggie Bush (knee), James Ihedigbo (neck) and Brandon Pettigrew (foot) were all limited in #Lions practice today.— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September 10, 2014Justin Rogers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Week 2 tilt with Carolina named top-5 game to watch

Now that we’ve seen every team in the NFL play a meaningful game, it’s easier to figure out which ones are worth watching in Week 2. In addition, it also helps us make decisions about which games to skip. Which match-ups this week fall into each category? To see the “Fab Five” – the best games on the docket – for Week 2, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in:Detroit...
Via cover32 - Lions
5 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Detroit Lions QB Matt Stafford celebrates touchdown like a boss

On Monday night Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford had one of the best games of his career. Facing a New York Giants team with a reputation as having one of the better defenses in the NFL, Stafford threw for 346 yards, two touchdowns and a final passer rating over 125. But his most impressive play of the night may have come on a scramble in the third quarter which essentially...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions are working out Dimitri Patterson today

Today the Detroit Lions are working out former AWOL cornerback Dimitri Patterson. The Lions are very bad when it comes to defensive back depth.  They are lacking help bad, especially with Bill Bentley heading to the I/R yesterday with a torn ACL.  Dave Birkett ‏@davebirkett 1m The CB the #Lions are working out today is […] The post Lions are working out Dimitri Patterson today...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions lose CB Bill Bentley for the year; Hello Champ Bailey?

Today the Detroit Lions received some bad news. The team found out today that they will lose CB Bill Bentley for the season. @davebirkett: Detroit #Lions CB Bill Bentley out for season with torn ACL, do they turn to Champ Bailey now? Dave Birkett feels the team could be forced to add Champ Bailey now. […] The post Lions lose CB Bill Bentley for the year; Hello Champ Bailey? appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Calvin Johnson gets behind Giants' defense and makes them pay

Calvin Johnson is unquestionably the best wide receiver in the NFL. So ideally, opposing teams are going to do all they can to keep the Detroit Lions and quarterback Matthew Stafford from getting the football to him. Apparently, the New York Giants missed the memo and paid the price during Monday night’s season opener at Ford Field. Bold strategy by the #Giants, Cotton. Let'...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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