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

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...

Wait, What?!? Detroit Lions coaches refuse to defend own player being...

Players and coaches are supposed to have each other's backs, right? Well, that does not seem to be the case with the Detroit Lions,...

Lions Leftovers: Blame loss to Falcons on Lions themselves

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Jim Bob Cooter believes Matthew Stafford is even better than a...

In 2016, Matthew Stafford refused to let the Detroit Lions die as he set a new NFL record by leading his team to a...

Offensive line play will determine success for Detroit Lions

National opinions vary on the success the Detroit Lions will have in 2017. The consensus in Las Vegas is that the Lions will win...

Matthew Stafford’s progression MUST include a playoff victory

It's clear that Matthew Stafford has improved drastically in the last few years. National media outlets have even gone so far as to discuss...

WATCH: Matt Stafford talks about his progression to being elite

Matthew Stafford has been on fire this season for the Detroit Lions. His play has put the team in position to win the NFC North...

Lions will reportedly keep Jim Bob Cooter even if Caldwell gets...

Ever since Jim Bob Cooter took over as the Detroit Lions offensive coordinator, the Lions have gone 10-6, and quarterback Matthew Stafford has been...

Why Matthew Stafford is a better quarterback without Calvin Johnson

We have well documented Calvin Johnson and his retirement. It is no secret to any Lions fan that from 2007-2015 we had a front row...

Detroit Lions Golden Tate: ‘It’s all in my head’

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate is struggling this season, we have all seen it, but perhaps nobody has noticed the struggle more than...

Rookie running back Dwayne Washington ‘building confidence in coaching staff’

Detroit Lions rookie running back Dwayne Washington, who impressed during the preseason, is doing his part to keep eyes on him to this point of...

Lions new-look backfield sputters, shows room for growth

After the Detroit Lions starting RB Ameer Abdullah went down with a foot injury last week, the Lions were left to rely on two...

Lions TE Eric Ebron living up to his first-round grade

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Detroit Lions Game Preview: Week 2 vs Tennessee Titans

Tennessee Titans  (0-1) @ Detroit Lions  (1-0) WHERE: Ford Field, Detroit, MI. KICKOFF: 1:00 p.m. EST WEATHER: Dome TV/RADIO: WWJ-CBS 62/News Talk 760 | WJR-AMLINE: Lions -6, Over/Under 47.5 Injury Report Tennessee Derrick Morgan LB Hamstring Out Kendall Wright WR Hamstring Out Detroit  DeAndre...

Detroit Lions offense performs admirably sans Calvin Johnson

Yes, the sample size is small, but there have been some distinct tendencies on how the Detroit Lions plan to replace the production relinquished...

Detroit Lions Week 1 Grades: Offense Impresses, Defense Struggles

On Sunday, Matt Prater redeemed himself from a missed extra point earlier in the game by connecting on a 43-yard field goal to propel...

Stafford, Lions start hot, hold on for incredible win against banged...

The Lions' offense quickly put the preseason behind them, scoring a touchdown on their opening drive after quarterback Matthew Stafford changed the play at the...

Detroit Lions coaches ‘impressed’ with RB Dwayne Washington

There might not be another player on the Detroit Lions roster who has helped his stock more than rookie Dwayne Washington. Not only did...

Anquan Boldin could be ‘steal’ signing of offseason for Detroit Lions

It's not to often you speak so highly of a 35-year-old football player, but when it comes to Anquan Boldin you really can't resist. Boldin...

Matthew Stafford makes NFL analyst’s list of QB’s who can win...

NFL's senior analyst Gil Brandt constructed a list of 12 quarterbacks in the league that could very well see themselves as a champion once...

Caldwell on Matthew Stafford: “He’s a very, very strong leader”

On the opening day of training camp, head coach Jim Caldwell took the podium and addressed various questions about his team. In the middle...

Matthew Stafford: ‘It’s on me’

Day one of Training Camp pressers ended with the Detroit Lions' quarterback, Matthew Stafford this afternoon. Stafford discussed many things, especially regarding the offense and what...

Andrew Luck’s new contract a harbinger of things to come for...

On Wednesday, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck signed a lucrative 5-year extension. In the last year of his rookie contract, his new deal is scheduled to pay...

Lions TE Eric Ebron respects OC Jim Bob Cooter’s candor

In today's "everybody is a winner" upbringing, Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron has a strong message for his fellow generation. According to Ebron, the...

Jim Bob Cooter on Matthew Stafford throwing deep: ‘We’re not going...

Jim Bob Cooter was appointed the new offensive coordinator of the Detroit Lions in 2015, after Week 7, when Joe Lombardi was fired. The Lions would...

Jim Bob Cooter adjusting to new role as Detroit Lions offensive...

Jim Bob Cooter is expecting big things from the Detroit Lions offense this season as he continues his first full off-season as offensive coordinator. Cooter...

Jim Bob Cooter believes Theo Riddick can play a bigger role...

Lions running back Theo Riddick, who has been featured as more of a passing option from the backfield in his three years with the team,...

Zach Zenner: ‘I’m absolutely back, 100 percent’

Since suffering a serious chest injury during Week 6 against the Chicago Bears last season, Zach Zenner has been on the road to recovery...

Golden Tate: Lions offense will be ‘exciting to watch’

After the firing of former offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, and subsequent promotion of then interim offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter, the Lions offense showed signs of life. After averaging 19.9...

Lions progressing well on offense in post-Megatron era

There is no doubt that the loss of Calvin Johnson is going to hurt the offense for the Detroit Lions. The caliber of player...

Young Detroit Lions O-line could surprise in 2016

With a youthful offensive line that has allowed 89 sacks the past two years, the Detroit Lions have really nowhere to go but up....

Ameer Abdullah is ready to improve the Lions running game

Ameer Abdullah is entering his second season as a Detroit Lion. He spent his rookie year running behind a line that finished dead last...

Matthew Stafford buying into new offensive scheme

After a dreadful 1-7 start last season, that included an embarrassing 45-10 beatdown from Kansas City in London, the Lions brass decided it was...

Top 5 off-season changes for the Detroit Lions

So far for the Detroit Lions it has been an off-season of change. After a 7-9 season in 2015 that failed to meet expectations, the...

Off-season workouts begin today for Lions

Things will look quite a bit different in the Lions locker room this season. They'll notice some of these changes when they arrive to...

2016 Free Agency Grades: Detroit Lions

With a majority of the recognizable free agent names off the market, it is time to examine how new GM Bob Quinn fared in...

REPORT: Lions hiring Denver Broncos assistant Brian Callahan as QB coach

According to a report from Fox Sports reporter Alex Marvez, the Detroit Lions are set to hire Denver Broncos assistant coach Brian Callahan as...

NFL Network’s Heath Evans think Lombardi, not Cooter is a better...

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Marshall Faulk: ‘I think Theo (Riddick) is a complete back’

There are many analogous aspects of Theo Riddick's game that can be compared to hall-of-famer, Marshall Faulk. Faulk was a member of the greatest show on...

Peyton Manning: ‘I’m a big fan of Jim Bob Cooter’

Jim Bob Cooter might be remembered more for his name than his coaching ability, but make no mistake, he has the support of one...

Lions hire David Walker as their new RB coach

It did not take long for the Detroit Lions to find a replacement for former running backs coach, Curtis Modkins. According to Fox Sports, the Lions...

Lance Moore hoping to be back with Lions in 2016

After a disappointing 2014 campaign with the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver Lance Moore bounced back this season with the Detroit Lions and found his...

Report: Lions expected to retain Jim Bob Cooter as offensive coordinator

Updated: 1/18/16 1:20 p.m. According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Detroit Lions are expected to retain Jim Bob Cooter as their offensive coordinator. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/689131959906373632 Following an...

10 takeaways from the Detroit Lions 2015 season

  The Detroit Lions came into the 2015 season with lofty expectations after making a playoff appearance following the 2014 campaign. Unfortunately, they were unable to live...

Lions extend streak to finish season, down Bears 24-20

The Lions quick start may have stalled but their winning ways did not. With both offensive lines struggling and each defense taking turns giving...

The Lions are not what you think they are

Many fans and pundits alike believe the Lions are a bad team, whose 1-7 season start is much more indicative of who they are...

Matthew Stafford loves him some Jim Bob Cooter

On Sunday, in their final game at Ford Field this season, the Detroit Lions defeated the San Francisco 49ers 32-17 to move to 6-9...

Offensive line finding its groove

Three straight wins- what has been the catalyst in the sudden turnaround? There are many factors that decide the outcome of a football game,...

How the Lions Can Build On and Sustain Recent Success

The Detroit Lions are lit. On the heels of an impressive three-game win streak punctuated by the nationally televised Thanksgiving deflowering of the Eagles,...

Jim Caldwell does not regret holding off on firing Joe Lombardi

Jim Caldwell was quick to defend then offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi at the beginning of the year when the offense was under-achieving. Now, he is still...

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