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Let's Preview The NFL Playoffs!

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 01.09.2016 | Sports

Another NFL regular season has come to a close, which means it's time to talk playoffs. Playoffs? Yes, playoffs. On this week's episode of "...

This Vine Of Calvin Johnson After The Packers Won Is Internet Gold

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.04.2015 | Sports

After his Detroit Lions fell victim to the one of the craziest finishes of the NFL season Thursday night, there was nothing left for wide rece...

WATCH: Late TD Pass Keeps Lions' Winning Streak Alive

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 11.09.2014 | Sports

Once again, the Detroit Lions fell behind on Sunday. But, once again, they found away to win. Trailing 16-13 with 35 seconds left, it was Lions qu...

Jordan Schultz

Top 10 NFL Wide Receivers 2014: Megatron Slips And Antonio Brown Ascends | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.04.2014 | Sports

NFL fans could fairly argue that 2014 is the heyday of the wide receiver. Whether you credit the influx of talent at the position or the assortment of...

The Time Is Now for the Detroit Lions

Dan Karpuc | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Lousy. Pathetic. Boring. Typical. These are adjectives that can be used to describe the Detroit Lions in recent years. Balanced. Efficient. Defensive-minded. Composed. These are adjectives that can be used to describe this year's 5-2 Lions squad.

Week 6 Fantasy Football Focus

Paul Bessire | Posted 12.09.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

Russell Wilson may not match his 100+ yard rushing output from Monday night in Washington, but expect another great game in a relative shootout versus a Cowboys' defense that is allowing a league-worst 6.5 yards-per-play.

Week 5 Fantasy Football Focus

Paul Bessire | Posted 12.02.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

Andrew Luck leads the NFL in touchdown passes and fantasy points this season and is projected to finish #1 among all players in fantasy points at the end of the season.

Week 3 Fantasy Football Focus

Paul Bessire | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

DeMarco Murray leads the NFL in rushing yards through two games and is projected to top 1,750 yards rushing if he makes 16 starts this year. For perspective, no other player is projected to exceed 1,500 yards rushing.

Week 1 Fantasy Football Focus

Paul Bessire | Posted 11.05.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

The Predictalator has run every Week 1 2014 NFL game 50,000 times. This allows us to rank all players based on their expected fantasy football output in the upcoming game.

35 Years of Lions Draft-Butchery (Including 10 Missed Super Bowl QBs): A Masochistic NFL Draft-Day Guide

Kevin Walsh | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports
Kevin Walsh

I'm going to celebrate on the best day of a Lions fan's year -- NFL Draft Day. But to be fair, I'm not going to analyze their ineptitude identifying talent since the Eisenhower years -- again, that would be cruel. I'm just going to start when I began following this incredibly consistent team.

NFL Players Most Fear Ndamukong Suh And Calvin Johnson (But Probably For Different Reasons)

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

In the NFL, there are things to fear other than fear itself: The Detroit Lions. According to a poll of more than 320 NFL players conducted by ESPN...

Pacific NW Rockers Pay Tribute to Portland's Historic Crystal Ballroom

Logan Lynn | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

"Venues speak to the people that frequent them. The Crystal was built for counterculture. It was on the third floor of the building so the dancers in the '20s had time to 'separate' before the cops could get there. When dancing was illegal they did it at the Crystal."

Lions Eliminated From Playoff Hunt

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 12.22.2013 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions eliminated themselves from the playoff picture. Sure, Josh Brown's 45-yard field goal on the third drive of over...

Restore the Roar

John Mardirosian | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports
John Mardirosian

Last Thursday, the Detroit Lions did something they hadn't done in the previous nine years of their annual Thanksgiving Day showdown -- they won.

HIGHLIGHTS: Lions Roar Past Packers

AP | By LARRY LAGE | Posted 01.28.2014 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush did their part to keep the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in the game. Stafford...

Steelers Keep Hope Alive With 37-27 Victory Over Lions

Jill Baughman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Jill Baughman

With three AFC North teams boasting a rather hilarious 4-6 record, the division is kind of wide open, and the Steelers actually have a shot at redeeming what began as a truly horrific season.

HIGHLIGHTS: Big Ben Rallies Steelers Past Lions

AP | By WILL GRAVES | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Backed up and fed up, Ben Roethlisberger provided a vivid reminder to his critics and the Detroit Lions of just how dangerous he a...

Calvin Breaks Record In Lions' Win

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) -- Calvin Johnson stepped up when Detroit needed him the most. Similar to what Herman Moore used to do for the Lions. Johns...

Dez Bryant's Anger Issues Make Him The Bull At The Cowboys' Rodeo

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.28.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant's petulant, child-like antics during Sunday's 31-30 loss to Detroit showed that this is not a guy who gets it.

WATCH: The Best Catches From Week 8

Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

A handful of receivers (and one tight end) stole the show with some amazing catches on Sunday. Take a look at some of best receptions of the NFL's Wee...

'He Had His Way'

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) — Calvin Johnson thought Matthew Stafford was going to spike the ball for at least another snap. The Dallas Cowboys did,...

WATCH: Calvin Jumps Over Bengals Defenders For TD

Posted 10.20.2013 | Sports

Three members of Cincinnati's secondary surrounded Calvin Johnson in the end zone and it didn't matter. The Lions star receiver still came down with a...

Benglas Win Another On Game-Winning FG

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 12.20.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) -- For the second straight week, Mike Nugent gave the Cincinnati Bengals a hard-fought win on the road. Nugent's 54-yard fi...

BIG 2nd Half Lifts Lions Over Browns

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 12.13.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Lions were lifeless and listless at halftime. Matthew Stafford snapped his teammates out of its strange funk just i...

Calvin Good To Go vs. Lions

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 10.13.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- CLEVELAND (AP) — Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is active and expected to play against the Browns after missing one game with ...