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Holy Bleep! Matt Prater bounces in 56-yard field goal to give...

So far so good! The Detroit Lions have controlled the first half of their Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants as Matthew Stafford...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions ‘utility man’ named NFC Player of the...

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions defeated the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1 of the NFL Season. Though there were a number of players who stood...

Grading the Detroit Lions: Week 1 vs. Arizona Cardinals

WOOOOOOOOOO, DNL! Different New Lions! That was the feeling around the Motor City after the Detroit Lions put a sluggish first half behind them...

OUCH! Matt Prater’s 58-yard field goal drills cameraman [Video]

Watching the Detroit Lions play in the first half of Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals was painful to watch. But the pain we...

Recap: Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game

In week two of the 2017 NFL Preseason, the Detroit Lions hosted the New York Jets in a cross conference showdown. Both teams entered the game...

Top 5 Detroit Lions to draft in your fantasy football league

It's about that time, Nation. As all 32 NFL clubs prepare for the preseason and training camps get underway, fans around the country start...

Lions DB coach: Darius Slay ‘doing his part’ to get more...

While interceptions go a long ways to determine a cornerback's effectiveness in today's NFL, they aren't the only thing that determines a player's worth...

Rumor: Detroit Lions 2017 Season Schedule Leaks

While the official NFL schedule hasn't yet been released, the Detroit Lions reportedly know the dates of some of their games, including two Monday...

Detroit Lions’ Sam Martin reveals Matt Prater’s max in-game FG range

If you have been following Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater, you realize that he has one of the strongest legs in NFL history. In...

5 Detroit Lions make ESPN’s All-NFC North Team

When all was said and done, the Detroit Lions finished the 2016 regular season with a 9-7 record, good enough for second place in...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions’ Matt Prater drills 76-yard field goal

Originally published on 1/28/17 On Thursday, a video was released of Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker making a 75-yard field goal during Pro Bowl practice...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions’ Matt Prater drills 76-yard field goal at...

On Thursday, a video was released of Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker making a 75-yard field goal during Pro Bowl practice in Orlando. Well, this...

DSN: 2016 Detroit Lions Player Awards

The Detroit Lions season is over and players have been notably absent from postseason awards lists, Pro Bowl ballots, and All-Pro selections. Despite a...

JUST IN: Lions K Matt Prater named to 2017 Pro Bowl

It's official! The Detroit Lions will have a representative in the 2017 Pro Bowl as kicker Matt Prater will replace Matt Bryant of the Atlanta...

Detroit Lions K Matt Prater likely headed to Pro Bowl following...

On Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons absolutely stomped the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship game and because of that result, one Detroit...

Top 10 Detroit Lions Moments of 2016 [Videos]

The Detroit Lions 2016 season may not have ended the way we would have liked, but there is no question that they had some...

Detroit Lions could end up with Pro Bowl player after all

When the NFL Pro Bowl teams were announced in late December, it came as a bit of a surprise that not a single player...

5 things that went right and 5 things that went wrong...

The Detroit Lions recently concluded their season by dropping their final four games, including bowing out in the Wild Card playoff game to the...

WATCH: Detroit Lions 2016-2017 Season Highlight Video

The 2016 season may not have turned out exactly how the Detroit Lions and their fans had hoped for, but that does not mean...

Ugliest NFL Pro Bowl jerseys of all-time unveiled [Photo]

On Tuesday night, the NFL Pro Bowls teams were announced and not one player from the Detroit Lions was selected to participate. Matthew Stafford,...

No Love: 1st Place Detroit Lions completely left off Pro Bowl...

The Detroit Lions are 9-5 and are sitting in first place in the NFC North. Matthew Stafford has been brought up time and time...

Evaluating all three phases of the Detroit Lions against the league

It's true. Our Detroit Lions are 8-4 after 13 weeks of the NFL season, and also hold a two game lead over both the Green Bay Packers and...

Detroit Lions News: Matt Prater named NFC Special Teams Player of...

Matt Prater has been clutch for the Lions - and he is getting the recognition he deserves. Last Sunday in the Lions win over the...

3 reasons why the Detroit Lions will stomp the New Orleans...

On Sunday, the 7-4 Detroit Lions will be in New Orleans to face off against the 5-6 Saints. Beating the Saints in an away...

Detroit Lions K Matt Prater wins NFC Special Teams Player of...

Matt Prater earned a special honor for the Month of November as he was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Month. He...

Vikings Chad Greenway blames refs for Lions Thanksgiving Day win

The Detroit Lions dispatched of the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 16-13 on Thanksgiving Day. After a clutch interception of Sam Bradford by Darius Slay, Detroit kicker...

VIDEO: Matt Prater hits game winning 40 yard field goal to...

Prater Tha God gave the Lions a leg to be thankful for as he hit his third field goal of the dayear as time...

Detroit Lions Matt Prater named NFC Special Teams Player of the...

Congrats to Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater for being named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 9 of the NFL...

Detroit Lions wired for sound: Week 9 at Minnesota [Video]

Sunday's improbable overtime win against the Minnesota Vikings will go down as one of the most emotional victories in recent Detroit Lions history. Not...

He did what?!? Golden Tate shows tremendous balance, scores winning touchdown...

Just when it seemed like all was lost for the Detroit Lions, Matt Prater connected on a 58-yard field goal to send the Lions...

Lions play Houdini with miraculous overtime escape in Minneapolis, 22-16

Nothing the Lions do this season is pretty. Success is not easy for this team and every game comes down to plays made or...

MUST SEE: Matt Prater hits 58-yard FG to send Lions and...

With the Detroit Lions trailing 16-13 with :02 second left in the fourth quarter, Matt Prater came onto the field to attempt a 58-yard...

Lions offense overcomes sinking defense in 31-28 win over Rams

Jim Caldwell recently admitted that the Lions don't really do much in the way of adjustments. It was quite clear the way Case Keenum...

Jeff Daniels posts epic tweet following Lions last minute win over...

When Matthew Stafford connected with Theo Riddick for a touchdown to give the Detroit Lions the lead 34-28 over the Indianapolis Colts with 4:04...

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...

Monday morning Lions hangover: Why being a Lions fan might be...

I started off my day with a cold cup of Joe. I had my wife make it last night because I knew I would...

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...

Former Lion Jason Hanson talks about his retirement

The adjustment to life after Jason Hanson wasn't easy at first for the Lions. They couldn't fill the void left by the franchise's all-time scoring...

5 best ‘bang for your buck’ contracts on the Detroit Lions

The salary cap world is all about getting the most out of the money that a team spends on a player. Of course, there...

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...

Matt Prater kicks longest FG in Lions History

Matt Prater kicked a franchise record 59-yard field goal to end the half against the Chicago Bears. The previous Detroit Lions long of 56-yards...

DSN’s Most Memorable Moments of 2015

With the calendar soon flipping to 2016, 'tis the season to reflect on some of the most memorable moments of 2015. The DSN staff and...

Talent overcomes mistakes in Detroit’s 32-17 win over 49ers

The Lions (6-9) struggled at times, especially in the tackling department, but their surging offense steadied Detroit to a 32-17 win over the San...

Lions work out three kickers, Matt Prater ‘expected to play’

According to reports, the Detroit Lions worked out three kickers prior to tonight's game against the Green Bay Packers. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/672528893316833282 Lions writer, Tim Twentyman recently tweeted out...

Detroit Lions special teams report card – Week 3

Lions special teams report card vs Denver Broncos Week 3 OVERALL: C+ The obvious miscue was Matt Prater having an extra point blocked. Punter Sam Martin boomed a...

Lions special teams report card: Week 2

Lions special teams report card vs Minnesota Vikings, Week 2 OVERALL: B- For the second week in a row, the special teams units did nothing to...

Detroit Lions special teams report card, Week 1

Detroit Lions special teams report card vs San Diego Chargers, Week 1   OVERALL: A- TJ Jones was "named" the kickoff and punt returner earlier in the...

Detroit Lions: Week 1 Report Card

Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers is one that the Detroit Lions are going to want to get out of their heads as...

Lions final preseason special teams report

Now that the preseason is over, it’s time to evaluate the Detroit Lions special teams play throughout the four contests. Overall, the special teams units...

Lions vs. Jaguars: Preseason special teams report

Rookie running back Ameer Abdullah was first-up for kick return duties as he lined up at the Lions goal line for the opening kickoff...

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