WATCH: Lions Matthew Stafford talks about ‘crazy’ loss to Saints

If you watched Sunday's game between the Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints, you probably got up from your couch thinking, "what did I just watch?" After all, the Lions were getting absolutely destroyed before storming back in the...

LIONS LEFTOVERS: Out of frying pan, into fire in loss to New Orleans Saints

Lions Leftovers is the weekly post-game commentary from Detroit Sports Nation contributor Rob Otto. The opinions are his own, and not necessarily those of Detroit Sports Nation. If you think things were bad for the Lions last week, things got...

With Golden Tate injured, the Detroit Lions MUST consider making this trade

Not only did the Detroit Lions get destroyed by the New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon, but they also had a couple of injuries along the way, including one to their leading receiver, Golden Tate. On Monday, Ian Rapoport broke...

BREAKING: Lions receive bad news regarding injury to Golden Tate

After yesterday's wild affair with the New Orleans Saints, the Lions came out a little banged up, to say the least. Wide receiver Golden Tate was among those who were hurt in the tilt, and word has broken today that he may...

3 Reasons why the Detroit Lions WILL win the NFC North

If you happened to watch the last two weeks of Detroit Lions football, you will probably think that I have lost my mind when you read the next sentence in this piece. The 2017 Detroit Lions WILL win the NFC...
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You Make the Call: Did Jim Caldwell just call out Matthew Stafford?

Ever since Jim Caldwell was hired as the Detroit Lions head coach, he has been ultra-consistent about what he says and does not say about his team. He is always very calm, regardless of the situation, and he does not believe...

WHOA! Detroit Lions CB Nevin Lawson loses it when asked about Aaron Rodgers injury

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions were absolutely dominated in all phases of the game before the New Orleans Saints took their foot off the gas. When all was said and done, the Saints defeated the Lions 52-38 in front...

3 takeaways from Detroit’s crazy loss to New Orleans in Week 6

What looked like what was going blow-out loss for the Lions against the New Orleans Saints turned into a thriller of a game that ultimately fell short. The Lions, trailing 45-10 with 5:56 left in the 3rd quarter, scored 28...

BREAKING: Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers likely to miss remainder of season

The Green Bay Packers had been cruising so far in 2017 but they will certainly have their work cut out for them for the remainder of the season. On Sunday, against the Minnesota Vikings, quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone...
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BREAKING: Lions S Glover Quin ‘knocked out’ after taking knee to head

When it rains it pours. With the Detroit Lions already trailing the New Orleans Saints 31-10 in the third quarter of Sunday afternoon's game, what was already bad got worse when safety Glover Quin took a knee to the head...
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MUST SEE: Golden Tate catch and run TD vs. Saints, with a flip

Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate reminded the NFL again why he is the King of the YAC, showing his running skills while the Saints pretended to try to tackle him. And to add insult to injury, Tate finished in...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions inactive list revealed, key player OUT vs. Saints

The Detroit Lions head into New Orleans for a matchup with the Saints (1:00 PM, FOX) while looking to get back on track from last week's disappointing loss to Carolina. Ahead of this afternoon's tilt, the team has released the injury...

REPORT: Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford to play vs. Saints

Last week, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was sacked six times by the Carolina Panthers and hurt his ankle in the process. Though he practiced all week, Stafford was listed as questionable on the Lions injury report. According to a source...
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WATCH: Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints hype video

The Detroit Lions will look to get back on track following last week's loss to Carolina when they pay a visit to the Big Easy for a matchup with the New Orleans Saints. Check out this hype video to get...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions sign linebacker, cut offensive lineman

The Detroit Lions continue to shuffle their roster, something general manager Bob Quinn has done just about every week this season. On Saturday, Quinn brought in some depth for the dinged-up linebacker corps, while releasing an offensive lineman. The Lions...

UH OH! 1 Detroit Lion ruled out, 6 listed as questionable for game vs....

When the Detroit Lions take the field on Sunday against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, they will be looking to come away with what would be a huge road victory to move them to 4-2 on the...
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DeAndre Levy: Lions tried to silence me from talking about CTE

Earlier this year, former Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy filed a grievance against the team in August for $1.75 million for allegedly misleading him regarding a knee injury. He's now upped the ante, stating to a congressional subcommittee on brain injuries in...

ALERT: The Detroit Lions MUST sign this free agent NOW!

The Detroit Lions are 3-2 after their first five games and the attitude of many fans and media have certainly taken a turn for the worse following Detroit's 27-24 loss to the Carolina Panthers in Week 5. Prior to that...

Local columnist has bold ‘prediction’ for key Detroit Lions player vs. Saints

If you regularly read the columns of one Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press, you probably have come away wondering if he has been directed to stir the pot. After all, he has recently written pieces titled, "Time...

LOOK: Key Detroit Lions fully participate in practice on Thursday

Coming off of a tough loss to the Carolina Panthers, the Detroit Lions are preparing to take on another NFC South foe, the New Orleans Saints. One thing Lions fans will be happy to see is that franchise quarterback...

3 keys to a Detroit Lions victory over the New Orleans Saints

The Lions are coming off of a disappointing 27-24 home loss to the Carolina Panthers, and now they must prepare to take on another NFC South team, the New Orleans Saints (2-2). The Saints are coming off the bye...

Next 5 Notes Week 5: Look ahead to the Detroit Lions’ next five opponents

The Lions are coming off a tough home loss to Carolina on Sunday, where the defense and offense both had bad performances. They will try to correct their issues, and here are the next five teams they will attempt...
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Former Lions QB announces retirement

Former Detroit Lions backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky is officially calling it a career. In an essay submitted to Sports Spectrum, the former signal-caller emotionally explained his thought process leading to retirement. "It’s time for my journey as a football player to come to...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions place DT Haloti Ngata on IR, sign two free-agent defensive lineman

This is certainly not the news that Detroit Lions fans wanted to see today. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Lions have placed defensive lineman Haloti Ngata on Injured Reserve. Since Ngata is being placed on IR,...
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Projecting the outcome of the Detroit Lions next 3 games

This past Sunday, the Detroit Lions had a golden opportunity to move to 4-1 on the season as they hosted the Carolina Panthers at what was a ruckus Ford Field. There was one problem. Cam Newton and the Panthers apparently...
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Eric Ebron’s message to fans a no brainer

It wasn't pretty Sunday for the Detroit Lions, let's just be honest. Yes, they were within striking distance against a decent team. Yes, they almost made another fourth-quarter comeback. But overall, it wasn't a pretty game. None more so...
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BREAKING: ESPN obtains letter sent by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to all 32 teams

In light of the recent NFL player/team protests during the national anthem, commissioner Roger Goodell has sent a letter to all 32 teams. According to NFL insider Adam Schefter, the following letter which was sent by Goodell to all 32...
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BREAKING: New Orleans Saints trade Adrian Peterson prior to game vs. Detroit Lions

If you follow the Detroit Lions, Adrian Peterson is a name that you are all too familiar with. After all, the former Minnesota Vikings running back has averaged over 100 yards rushing and has scored 12 touchdowns in 14...

LOOK: NFL Week 6 Power Rankings revealed

Last week, following their big road win over the Minnesota Vikings, many were very surprised to see the Detroit Lions climb all the way to No. 2 in the NFL.com Week 5 Power Rankings. On Tuesday, the Week 6 rankings...

Detroit Lions to sign former Green Bay Packers first-round pick

According to reports, the Detroit Lions are signing a 2013 first-round draft pick. Ian Rapoport tweeted out this morning that the Lions are signing former Green Bay Packers first-round pick Dantone Jones. Jones, who plays on the defensive line (also played...

Lions Leftovers: Same Old Lions reappear in Sunday’s loss to Carolina Panthers

They had you fooled, didn’t they? A 3-1 start (and should have been 4-0 according to most of you) with the defense outperforming all predictions. Just wait until Matthew Stafford and this offense get rolling! This team can play...

REPORT: Matthew Stafford may miss Sunday’s game against New Orleans

Things may be going from bad to worse for the Detroit Lions. According to ESPN’s Michael Rothstein (with information from Insider Dan Graziano), Detroit Lions franchise quarterback Matthew Stafford might miss some time: Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford suffered a hamstring...

Breaking: Lions release depth defensive end following third suspension

After coming off his third suspension from the NFL, defensive end Armonty Bryant has been officially released by the Detroit Lions. Bryant was signed by the Lions last season after he was cut by the Cleveland Browns. His suspension was officially...

JUST IN: Opening point spread for Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints revealed

Following their impressive road win over the Minnesota Vikings in Week 4, many across the country started giving the Detroit Lions some major love. In fact, according to NFL.com, the Lions were listed as the No. 2 team in...

Matthew Stafford suffers multiple injuries during loss to Carolina Panthers

Nothing really seemed to go right for the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon as they fell to the Carolina Panthers, 27-24. The Lions defense, though doing a great job of stopping the run, gave up big plays through the...

LOOK: Eric Ebron hits Twitter in response to Lions fans who booed him

Ever since the moment Eric Ebron was selected by the Detroit Lions with the 10th overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, he has been criticized by just about everybody. Is it Ebron's fault that he was drafted so high?...

3 Takeaways from the Lions’ 27-24 loss to the Carolina Panthers

The Detroit Lions came into this matchup with high hopes of improving their record to an impressive 4-1, but the Carolina Panthers had other plans. Trailing by 17 in the 4th quarter, the Lions scored 14 unanswered points to...

MUST SEE: Lions Matt Prater practicing with son prior to game will warm your...

There is little question about it, Matt Prater of the Detroit Lions has the best leg in the NFL. He hits 50+ yard field goals on a regular basis with ease and is a huge weapon for the Lions. But,...

7 Detroit Lions inactive vs. Carolina Panthers

The Detroit Lions are set for the big game today with the Carolina Panthers. However, Detroit will be without several key players. https://twitter.com/kmeinke/status/917050033672982528 As you can see Kenny Golladay and Teez Tabor are still out. Hopefully, the Lions will continue to step up on defense...

3 Detroit Lions ruled out, 8 questionable for game vs. Carolina Panthers

This coming Sunday, the Detroit Lions will welcome the Carolina Panthers to Ford Field in a matchup between what looks to be two of the better teams in the NFC. If the Lions want to move to 4-1 on the...

3 Keys to a Detroit Lions victory over the Carolina Panthers

The Detroit Lions (3-1) are coming off a huge divisional win against the Minnesota Vikings (2-2) where the defense shone. Now, they must prepare for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers (3-1) of the NFC South. Stopping Newton, Jonathon...

LOOK: Lions release initial Week 5 injury report

The Detroit Lions are fresh off a Week 4 victory over their NFC rival from Minnesota. Sitting at 3-1, they're now preparing to take on the Carolina Panthers (also 3-1) in Week 5 from Ford Field. A few key players...

Next 5 Notes Week 4: Look ahead to the Lions next five opponents

The Lions finished the first quarter of the season with a 14-7 win over Minnesota and are now 3-1 and tied for first place in the NFC North. Here is a look at what the next quarter (plus one...

WATCH: Dean Blandino begs Detroit Lions’ fans for another chance while drinking a Vernors

In case you missed our post earlier this evening, former NFL VP of Officiating, Dean Blandino, tweeted out a video message to Detroit Lions fans asking to be friends. In case you missed it, click the link below. http://detroitsportsnation.com/detroit-lions-news/ddrysdale/gotcha-detroit-lions-troll-former-nfl-vp-officiating-dean-blandino/96467/ Well, if you...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions first quarter grades are in

Call it luck, expected, surprising, or whatever adjective you wish. The fact of the matter is that the Detroit Lions have reached the quarter-mark of the season with a 3-1 record. Sure, some have underachieved. But thankfully, some have...

GOTCHA! Detroit Lions troll former NFL VP of Officiating, Dean Blandino on Twitter

If you have been following the Detroit Lions over recent years, you are well aware that they get screwed by NFL officiating crews way too often. Back in 2015, the Lions got the short end of the stick against the...

Lions DB Miles Killebrew had friends wounded in Las Vegas shootings

The horrific carnage that took place in Las Vegas on Sunday night served as another sobering reminder of the presence of pure evil in the world that affects all walks of life. For one Detroit Lions player, the tragedy...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions players dressing as superheroes for kids with cancer will make...

So far in 2017, the Detroit Lions have been outstanding on the field as they are off to a 3-1 record. But, as we know and the Lions players know, some things are more important than football. Watch as Lions players...

Lions Leftovers: Combination of great, good, and ugly in win over Minnesota

The Detroit Lions are 3-1, certainly a surprise to me and a lot of other folks across the NFL. They achieved that with a gutsy 14-7 win in Minnesota, which is never an easy place to win. Here are...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions Week 4 game ball presentation will bring tears to your...

On Friday, news broke that the father of Detroit Lions linebacker Steve Longa had been killed by an SUV while trying to cross the street. It was thought that Longa would likely miss Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings...

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