Wild Card Weekend: Lions Prepare for Dallas Showdown

It’s the first weekend of 2015, and that means that the Detroit Lions are now foraying to Arlington, Texas for only their third playoff appearance of the millennium. Undoubtedly tomorrow’s game with the Cowboys has been deemed one of the most interesting Wild Card matchups of recent memory. But if history tells us anything –especially … Read more

Lions Beat Bears, Prepare for War in Green Bay

Through a frenetic and important weekend of football, we seemingly saw every proverbial plot twist possible in the Lions’ journey to the playoffs. After feeling great on Saturday evening via indirect triumph, the Lions managed to nearly lose in sloppy fashion on Sunday afternoon, yet ultimately overcame lethargy to beat a divisional rival on the … Read more

Lions Handle Bucs, Prepare for Vikes, Bears, and Pack

In a season full of inconsistency and anomalies, the Lions showed some elements of continuity in yesterday’s 34-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. More than continuity, perhaps; the Lions actually exhibited symmetry. Yes, the Lions beat Tampa Bay in virtually the same way they manhandled the Bears on Thanksgiving. In both games, the Lions … Read more

Lions Travel to New England, Need Turnovers and Points

A week after being beat down by the Arizona Cardinals and losing traction in the NFC North, the Detroit Lions now get an unforgivable date with the New England Patriots. A trip to Foxborough looks quite ominous for the Lions, but also poses a major opportunity for Detroit to dispel any skeptics of their grit. … Read more

Lions Lose to Cards, Margin Narrows with Green Bay

Two things had to happen to the Lions eventually, and perhaps yesterday was the inevitable moment of faith for Detroit. No one could really expect the Lions to sustain their near month long string of comeback victories; certainly their proclivity to win far-but-not-gone games in the final transpiring seconds had to give out at some … Read more

Lions Travel to Arizona Seeking 8th Victory, #1 Seed

If anyone would’ve said a decade ago that the top game of Week 11 in the NFL was a matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Arizona Cardinals, they would’ve been mocked for heresy. In the near century of professional football’s existence, there have been very few times that a Lions and Cardinals matchup has … Read more

Lions Snatch Third Consecutive Comeback, Beat Miami Late

In the words upon words that have been written about the Detroit Lions this season, nothing has been more fitting than the reinstatement of the title “Cardiac Cats” as their unofficial moniker. Truthfully the phrase dates back to the start of the Matthew Stafford era, but for a third straight week the Lions made every … Read more

Stafford, Tate Key in Gutsy Lions 24-23 Win

It was hardly pretty, but the Detroit Lions somehow found a way to stunningly defeat the New Orleans Saints 24-23 yesterday. By narrowly outracing Drew Brees and company with a pair of late touchdowns and a key interception, Detroit still maintains its control of the NFC North at 5-2 as it prepares to travel to … Read more

Lions Host Marathon with Saints, Win 24-23

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints gave the Detroit Lions a strong fight today, although the Lions ultimately won 24-23 in the closing moments. The game was defined early on by a string of three and outs for both sides while the Lions struggled offensively and the Saints could only rely on Detroit penalties to … Read more