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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 ...

Packers Crush Short-handed Lions

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For a change, defense set the pace for the Packers before the offense caught up. James Jones caught a l...

No Calvin

AP | Posted 10.06.2013 | Sports

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson was out for their divisional showdown against the Packers on Sunday. Th...

Megatron 'Can't Stand' Bears

National Football Post | Posted 09.27.2013 | Sports

By Aaron Wilson, National Football Post Calvin Johnson made it known how he feels about the Chicago Bears. Maybe it was because the Bears were o...

The Streak Is Over

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 11.22.2013 | Sports

LANDOVER, Md. -- Robert Griffin III went head-first instead of sliding, so when the ball popped out it was a fumble. Aldrick Robinson had a touchdo...

Jordan Schultz

SHOCK! Megatron Is The Greatest Of Greats

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.19.2013 | Sports

As the position of quarterback continues its ascendency in the NFL, inevitably that benefits the wide receiver: The position is positively booming wit...

Reggie Bush Leads Lions Past Vikings

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 11.08.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- Reggie Bush thinks he's going to love playing with Calvin Johnson. With all that space in the middle of the field, it's easy to see why. B...

Even Megatron Has A Heart

The Onion | Posted 07.22.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT--Months following his record-setting 2012 campaign, Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson shocked football fans Wednesday, revealing that he play...

Megatron Breaks Rice's Record In Loss

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 02.21.2013 | Sports

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions have gotten quite a return on the $132 million, eight-year investment they made in Calvin Johnson nine mon...

Megatron Closing In On Rice

Posted 12.22.2012 | Sports

By Brad Biggs, National Football Post Calvin Johnson is closing in on one of Jerry Rice’s prized records. Barring a stumble or untimely injury...