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Week 3 Fantasy Football Focus

Paul Bessire | Posted 09.18.2014 | 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.

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...

HIGHLIGHTS: Ravens Kick Lions To Curb

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Tucker's career-long 61-yard field goal with 38 seconds left lifted the Baltimore Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions...

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.

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...

WATCH: Cowboys Stunned By Fake Spike TD In Final Seconds

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.27.2013 | Sports

The fake spike won't be associated exclusively with Dan Marino anymore. Nearly 19 years after Marino stunned the New York Jets at the Meadowlands, Sta...

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...

Reggie Bush Runs Past Vikings

Posted 09.08.2013 | Sports

Although Adrian Peterson got off to a fast start, Reggie Bush got the last laugh. With Detroit clinging to a 20-17 lead in the third quarter, quarterb...

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...

Report: Stafford Gets Huge Contract Extension

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 09.08.2013 | Sports

DETROIT — Matthew Stafford's career with the Detroit Lions just got longer. Stafford and the Lions have agreed to terms on a $53 million, three...

A Tale Of 3 Quarterbacks

Posted 02.17.2013 | Sports

By Joel Corry, National Football Post Although most of the attention will focus on Joe Flacco’s negotiations, there are three other quarterbacks ...

Who Will Be Our Next Elite Quarterback?

Posted 02.15.2013 | Sports

By Joe Fortenbaugh, National Football Post It’s a loaded question that disguises itself in many forms. Eli’s version came in 2011 when the Supe...

Stafford Gifts Touchdown To Packers

Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

Christmas came a little early for defensive end Mike Daniels and the Green Bay Packers. The Detroit Lions had a 14-3 lead late in the second quart...

Peterson Runs Over Lions

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 01.11.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Adrian Peterson trampled the Detroit Lions down the stretch, then said again he's still not 100 percent healthy. With Christian P...

Late TD Pass Caps Lions' Comeback

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 12.28.2012 | Sports

DETROIT — Titus Young made the most of his opportunity to replace Nate Burleson. Young caught his second touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford o...

Lions vs. Bears: 5 Things To Watch

Posted 10.22.2012 | Sports

By Zac Snyder, SideLion Report Here are five things to watch during tonight’s game between the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears that could help te...

NFL's Monday Night Football: Predictions for the Detroit Lions at the Chicago Bears

Barbara Bruno | Posted 12.21.2012 | Sports
Barbara Bruno

The Detroit Lions hope that they won't need fourth quarter heroics to win two in a row and narrow the gap between themselves and the division-leading Chicago Bears. They could be hoping in vain.

What's Wrong With Lions' Dynamic Duo?

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 10.04.2012 | Sports

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson were basically unstoppable early last season. Detroit's dynamic duo conn...

Vikings Match Last Year's Win Total

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 11.30.2012 | Sports

DETROIT — Percy Harvin and Marcus Sherels ran the surprising Minnesota Vikings to the top of the NFL North. Harvin returned the opening kickoff...

WATCH: Must-Add Fantasy Football Players

Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports

By Rob Shaw, Bloomberg Sports Week 3 of the 2012 Fantasy Football season brought about a lot of pain and some big gains. Among the wounded include ...

Lions Stay Quiet Regarding Stafford Injury

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Matthew Stafford health watch has begun anew, an unpleasantly familiar move for the Detroit Lions. Stafford left late in the...

Lions Rally Twice But Lose In OT

AP | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Detroit Lions are going to have to work a little harder this year if they still want to be known as the "Comeback Cats." The ...