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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
2 hours 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
14 hours 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
15 hours 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
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions HC Jim Caldwell is safe, but these 10 coaches could be fired

If the NFL season ended right now, with most teams having played 10 games, the playoff match-ups would be interesting. Some of the usual suspects (New England and Denver) would be taking part, while some preseason contenders (Seattle and San Francisco) would be on the outside looking in. Some surprise teams (Detroit and Kansas City) would be playing, while others (Miami and Buffalo...
Via cover32 - Lions
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate a legitimate MVP candidate?

One of the best offseason moves in the NFL this year came when the Detroit Lions signed wide receiver Golden Tate to a multi-year, $30 million contract to pry him away from the Super bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. So far in 2014 Tate has 950 receiving yards and three touchdowns and he did a tremendous job of stepping up when Calvin Johnson went down with an injury. Golden Tate...
Via cover32 - Lions
18 hours 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
20 hours 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
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions will not wear throwback uniforms on Thanksgiving

The Detroit Lions will not be wearing their traditional Thanksgiving throwback uniforms this year. When the Lions host the Chicago Bears on Thursday they will simply wear their normal uniforms, which is probably a good thing considering the Lions are 7-3 on the season and tied for the top spot in the NFC North.
Via Tireball.com
23 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit's passing game still a work in progress

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Calvin Johnson is back on the field, the season is more than half over and the Detroit Lions are still waiting for more production from their passing game. ''It's a lot of different variables that go into us not being as productive as we want to be,'' Johnson said. ''Of course we want to be more explosive out there and make more plays. It's coming. Right now...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ihedigbo's mentality, play helped Lions emerge as top defense

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The way James Ihedigbo walks and talks, it's immediately evident that he embraces, even thrives, on a "me-against-the-world" mentality, and who can blame him? He lives that way and plays that way because of his background. Ihedigbo, a strong safety for the Detroit Lions, has made a career out of proving others wrong. He's in his eighth year in the NFL, not bad...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford’s newest, eye opening quarterback ranking

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...
Via cover32 - Lions
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Offensive woes finally catch up to Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) For a while, the Detroit Lions looked as though they might keep their streak of dramatic, come-from-behind victories alive. But Detroit finally fizzled at Arizona, losing 14-6 despite another stout defensive performance. The Lions had won four straight games, including exhilarating fourth-quarter rallies against New Orleans, Atlanta and Miami. ''We...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: What went wrong in the loss to the Cardinals

The struggle was real for the Detroit Lions in their Sunday game against the Arizona Cardinals. The comeback streak late in games finally came to an end as the Cardinals beat the Lions 14-6 in Arizona. Since the opening drive, it became apparent the Detroit Lions were going to have to fight to the end if they wanted a chance in this game. The first few plays looked like the solid...
Via isportsweb.com
3 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Make Heady Play, Return Punt 49 Yards, Refs Overturn It

The Detroit Lions are in the middle of a one-score game against the Arizona Cardinals. In the fourth quarter, it appeared the Cardinals were going to pin the Lions deep in their own territory. But while the Cardinals were downing the punt, the Lions’ Jeremy Ross wisely picked up the football and returned it 49 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Report: Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush, Brandon Pettigrew

The first place Detroit Lions (7-2) will be taking on the 8-1 Arizona Cardinals on Sunday afternoon. Starting RB Reggie Bush (ankle), WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) and TE Brandon Pettigrew (foot) are listed on the Lions injury report for Sunday's game. Running back Reggie Bush is officially listed as questionable going into Sunday's game. Bush, saddled with an ankle injury, did...
Via NFL Injury Report
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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions DBs have fun with wind-up 'teddy bear' Suh

When safety Glover Quin signed with the Lions a few years ago, all his friends asked the same thing: What did he plan to do with Ndamukong Suh? A fair question, given Suh's reputation at the time as the NFL's dirtiest player. "I said, I'm going to get to know him," Quin said. And to know Ndamukong Suh is to, well, really appreciate him. If all you know of Suh is what you've been...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Detroit Lions pull off masterful fake punt

It’s still early in Sunday’s matchup between the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins at Ford Field, but it’s obvious the Lions intend on pulling out all the stops to escape victorious. Faced with a fourth down just under five minutes into the game, the Lions sent out their special teams unit for what appeared to be a conventional punt. But as punter Sam Martin fielded the punt...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matthew Stafford pranks people who don’t recycle

  YouTube Matthew Stafford has a life after football with the way he’s piling up top shelf YouTube videos.  This one involves pranking people who have chosen not to recycle at the Lions practice facility.  Those that tossed a plastic water bottle into the trash were quickly admonished.      
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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