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Packers Periscope: Week 17 vs Detroit Lions

The Past: While the Lions are still sort of the trailer trash of the NFL; they are a talented team that many thought could be very successful if they ever got out of their own way.  2014 was finally the year that the Lions sort of just let their talent win games and overall, the team has done well.  In week 3 the Packers travelled to Detroit and suffered in my own opinion their...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

The last time the Lions won in Green Bay

Mel Gray returned a fourth quarter punt 78 yards for a touchdown. Erik Kramer completed two touchdown passes to Robert Clark. The year was 1991, and the eventual NFC Central winning Detroit Lions held off Mike Tomczak and the Green Bay Packers 21-17 at Lambeau Field. Since that fateful December afternoon in Green Bay, the Packers have won 23 consecutive home games against Detroit...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

ALLGBP Casualty Report: Week 17 vs. Detroit Lions

New Injuries Hey check that out, no new injuries.  Statistics finally smiles on the Packers as they regress to the mean and have a less injury filled season. Continuing Injuries Clay Matthews: Matthews suffered a biceps injury against the Bills and was a limited participant during last weeks practice.  It didn’t seem to matter all that much as Matthews played 45 out of 49 defensive...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions feel confident despite Lambeau Field struggles

The Detroit Lions are fully aware of the futility the team has had trying to win at Lambeau Field, however, they feel this time will be different. The Lions have a 23-game road losing streak to the Packers in Green Bay and for the club to win the division, another loss is out of the question this Sunday. "I feel like we can win anywhere as long as we put our mind to it," defensive...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers game is a career defining moment for Stafford

The numbers look great. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has put up 4,000-plus yards in each of the past four seasons. He has thrown 43 more touchdowns than interceptions in a career that has seen him boast a relatively solid 83.6 quarterback rating. Stafford has also led the Lions to the playoffs in two of the past three seasons, this year included. He’s a former...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Is the running back tandem enough to win in the playoffs?

If you said the running backs won the game for the Detroit Lions last week, you would obviously be right. But the question remains, can the running backs continue to carry the burden of the entire offense moving forward into the playoffs? Reggie Bush dominated the Lions offense in the first quarter with Joique Bell sidelined for violating undisclosed team rules. Bush found a first...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions fans should be mad; Several Pro Bowl snubs

DeAndre Levy is one of the best linebackers in the NFL and he is definitely the best in the NFC North. He was not selected by the Pro Bowl and although he is a first alternate he should be pissed. He’s one of the smartest players in the league, seemingly knowing what play the opposing […] The post Detroit Lions fans should be mad; Several Pro Bowl snubs appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Quin one of three Lions named to Pro Bowl

Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin was named Tuesday to the Pro Bowl for the first time in his NFL career. Quin has been a key part of the Lions' much-improved defense, which ranks among the best in the league. He leads the NFL with seven interceptions, many of them coming at crucial points in games. The other two Lions selected to the all-star game are both Pro Bowl regulars. Receiver...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola suspended one game for leg stomp

Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The NFL suspended Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola one game without pay for stomping on Chicago Bears...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: Raiola mocked my mental illness

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has been suspended for the final game of the regular season for blatantly stomping on the leg of Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson on Sunday. As someone who has had experience interacting with Raiola, Brandon Marshall was not surprised by what he saw. On Monday, Marshall told ESPN’s Michael...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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

The Detroit Lions beat the Chicago Bears 20-14 on Sunday, even though it wasn’t pretty. Regardless, these Lions have done what former teams have failed to do in the past: win ugly games. After all, the win is the only important thing at the end of the day, and with it Detroit moves to 11-4 on the year. The Eagles’ loss on Saturday already secured Detroit’s place in the playoffs...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola suspended one game for stomping opponent

The NFL has suspended Dominic Raiola for his team’s regular season finale after the Detroit Lions center stomped on the ankle of Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson during Sunday’s win at Soldier Field. The Lions will play the Green Bay packers in Week 17, and will look to clinch the NFC North crown and a first-round bye in the playoffs, but will do so without Raiola...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notes: Caldwell defends Stafford, Ebron; Playoff scenarios

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Veteran quarterback Matthew Stafford and rookie tight end Eric Ebron, the team's first-round draft pick, are scrutinized almost on a weekly basis, even when the Lions are winning. That was again the case following Sunday's 20-14 victory at Chicago when Stafford threw two interceptions in the red zone and ended up a lowly 53.7 quarterback rating, and Ebron didn...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game of the week: Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers

Sponsored by Chevrolet Silverado. The Lions and Packers facing off for a division title in Week 17 is probably about what we expected coming into the season. Beyond that? The Lions haven’t been at all what we thought they’d be. The formerly high-powered Lions offense has been largely tamed in 2014, they’ve been held to 18th in the NFL in total offense. Former 5,000-yard...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dominic Raiola stomps on Bears player's ankle

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has a long history of being involved in questionable plays that often feature unnecessary cheap shots. He attempted to cut a Patriots player by diving at the defensive lineman’s knees when the team was lined up in victory formation just four weeks ago. And he was involved in yet another incident in Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears,...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Lions are in the playoffs… but no one should be satisfied

The Lions officially clinched a playoff berth last night after the Eagles fell to the Washington Redskins 27-24 officially eliminating Philadelphia from playoff contention. The guaranteed spot in the postseason for Detroit is their first appearance since 2011 and only the second since the turn of the century. The Lions’ business this regular season however is far from over and...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Must Remain Sharp to Secure a Win in Week 16

The Detroit Lions currently sit at the top of the NFC North and need to secure another victory in Week 16. Fortunately, their chances of doing so are strengthened by the fact they play the lowly Chicago Bears this Sunday. With the Green Bay Packers right on their heels, the Lions must win to keep their lead in the division. We know for certain that the Packers will be playing smarter...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: 5 keys to beating the Chicago Bears in week 16

The day has finally come. How fitting that the Detroit Lions (10-4) season has come down to the game against their biggest rival, the Chicago Bears (5-9). It could be argued, however, that the Bears have fallen from all NFL graces after their game against the Saints and might not prove to be as much of a challenge as we would have thought at the beginning of the season. Nonetheless...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Have Chance to Slay “Same Old Lions” Mantra for Good Sunday

The Detroit Lions, the same old Lions, are familiar with facing backup players in games crucial to their postseason fortunes and usually they lose, but Sunday against a Chicago Bears the Lions can prove “SOL” is truly dead. Week 17 at Lambeau Field, a win and the Lions get the fifth seed and play at the New York Giants, lose and they go to the feared Superdome to face the New...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
8 days ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Mosley doesn’t want Ndamukong Suh to leave Detroit (VIDEO)

YouTube Ndamukong Suh may have played his last game at Ford Field.  The Lions will not return to Ford Field in 2014 unless they host a playoff game and Suh is a free agent at season’s end.  I’m sure you have heard that Suh had a bevy of guests at Sunday’s game against the Vikings, including billionaire buddy Warren Buffett. Defensive line cohort C.J. Mosley made his feelings...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Warren Buffett rocks Ndamukong Suh jersey

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett makes more money in a day than most of us make in a year. He attended the Vikings-Lions game as a guest of Ndamukong Suh. He hung out on the field before the game, and sported a No. 90 jersey. Warren Buffett wears a No. 90 for what...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Fauria tweets that Russell Wilson stole his gal?

Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria sent out an incredibly strange tweet after his team’s win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. So weird, in fact, that one has to wonder if he was hacked. Shortly after midnight on Sunday, Fauria wrote something about Russell Wilson stealing his girlfriend. He quickly deleted the tweet, but not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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