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Detroit Lions: News, stats and stars from the Saints game

The Detroit Lions scored 14 points in the final four minutes to beat the New Orleans Saints 24-23 on Sunday. Calvin Johnson didn’t play and the running game struggled once again, but the Lions found a way to steal this one with some late-game heroics from Golden Tate, Glover Quin and Corey Fuller. Detroit outscored the Saints 21-6 across the game’s final 21:19 to complete the...
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Detroit Lions must see national confidence level after wild Week 7

Another wild week in the NFL means the playoff picture (as crazy at that sounds) is starting to come into focus. Some teams who started hot are cooling off, while others are clawing their way back in the race. Along the way, the list of contenders and the batch of pretenders continues to be easier to point out. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions...
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Lions Signing Veteran TE Kellen Davis

Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Lions are signing veteran TE Kellen Davis to a contract on Monday. Detroit recently brought in Davis for a workout, so this doesn’t come as a huge surprise, especially when you consider that first-round pick TE Eric Ebron is dealing with a hamstring injury and was inactive last week along with Joseph Fauria. Davis has...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Detroit Lions to give Rugby Star Jarryd Hayne NFL trial

The Detroit Lions have reportedly emerged as one of six NFL teams interested in Jarryd Hayne, after the player quit the NRL to attempt a career in American football. A recommendation from Detroit running back Reggie Bush has spurned the Lions into action. “He actually looks like an NFL running back,” Bush said. “Looks like he could come play with us tomorrow. He’s fast, strong...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
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Sean Payton to reporter: “Be quiet.” (Video)

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton was ticked off in his post-game news conference after losing to the Detroit Lions, 23-24.  He called out a reporter for asking what he considered a dumb question. Then, he told another reporter not to interrupt.
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Watch: Matthew Stafford Throws Amazing Fake Block

Watch: Matthew Stafford Throws Amazing Fake Block Detroit Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford shows off his versatility here throwing this fake block attempt against New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Parys Haralson. Helluva fake block by Matthew Stafford. Yeah, he's not going up against Parys Haralson. — Josh Katzowitz (@joshkatzowitz) October ...
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Golden Tate’s Reaction to Percy Harvin Trade Is Perfect (Photo)

The Percy Harvin trade shocked a lot of people me included. There have been reports of Harvin not getting along with teammates and giving Golden Tate a black eye three days before the super bowl. Golden Tate is now with the Detroit Lions and responded first with this retweet: Somewhere in Michigan this is @ShowtimeTate — Brandon Lemons (@Brandon_E) October...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Golden Tate gives fantastic response to Percy Harvin trade

The Seattle Seahawks let WR Golden Tate walk and test the free agency market without even thinking twice. There were rumors of dissension and locker room incidents between Tate and other members of the team, including WR Percy Harvin and QB Russell Wilson. Lance Zierlein of Sports Talk 790 touched on some of that on Twitter....
Via The Sports Daily
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Golden Tate has funny reaction to Percy Harvin trade

At first glance, the Percy Harvin trade may have come as a surprise, but as details continue to surface, it seems like the Seahawks really didn’t have much of a choice. Harvin, reportedly, was a major distraction in the locker room, even getting in several physical confrontations with teammates. One of those teammates was Golden Tate, who now plays with the Lion, and he subtlety...
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Lions place LB Travis Lewis on I/R; Activate TE from P/S

Today the Detroit Lions placed linebacker Travis Lewis on the injured reserve ending his season. In a corresponding move the team called up tight end Jordan Thompson. With both Jospeh Fauria and Eric Ebron banged up, Thompson might be active this week against the Saints. @ttwentyman: The #Lions have place LB Travis Lewis on injured […] The post Lions place LB Travis Lewis on I...
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Detroit Lions named as NFL team likely to become next dynasty

SPONSORED BY THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY What is a dynasty? How many championships does a team need to rack up in a certain period of time to qualify? The Niners of the 80s and 90s come to mind with their perfect 5-0 Super Bowl record. So do the Cowboys and Steelers, two proud franchises with multiple titles and dominant runs of their own. How about right now in the NFL, who’s on the...
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Lions Raiola promised a donation to Wisconsin’s band, but they’re still waiting

Last year, Detroit Lions offensive lineman Dominic Raiola went on a verbal tirade on Sunday with obscene and homophobic comments directed at members of the University of Wisconsin Badger Band during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. The incident happened during warmups. He issued an apology and said he would give the […] The post Lions Raiola promised a donation...
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Detroit Lions: Three keys to beating the New Orleans Saints in week 7

The Detroit Lions (4-2) will host the New Orleans Saints (2-3) this Sunday at 1:00 p.m. ET. The game will be played at Ford Field and aired on FOX. This game will go one of two ways. The Detroit Lions will either play up to their talent level or they will struggle to produce a strong offense and it will lead to a close game that they will likely lose. Colin Cowherd put it best when...
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Detroit Lions’ Matthew Stafford’s latest 1-32 QB ranking is must see

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Are the Lions the kings of the NFC North?

How do we figure out the Detroit Lions? The Lions have been at or near the bottom of the barrel in the NFC North for many years, and are typically considered an easy couple of wins by their divisional rivals when the schedule comes out each year. But ever since quarterback Matthew Stafford came to town to throw to Calvin Johnson and the team started drafting defensive linemen instead...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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