The Saga Continues: NFL Tells Cowboys They Missed 7 Calls Against Lions

Somebody. Please. Make it. Stop. To be filed under news we’re reporting because people won’t stop reading, yet another detail emerged from the never-ending controversy surrounding the Detroit Lions’ 24-20 playoff defeat at the hands of the Dallas Cowboys last Sunday. This time around, Clarence Hill of the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram reports the Cowboys sent in 10 … Read more

Lions Sign 11 Players to Futures Contracts, Expect to Sign Rugby Star

Per Detroit Free Press report, the Detroit Lions have signed 11 players to reserve/futures deals. Practice-squad fullback Emil Igwenagu, linebacker Jerrell Harris, safety Nate Ness, tight end Jordan Thompson, receivers Skye Dawson and Andrew Peacock and defensive tackles Xavier Proctor and Roy Philon all re-signed with the Lions today. The team also confirmed the signings … Read more

But Wait, There’s More: NFL Admits Missed Hold on Suh

Sigh, we’re not entirely sure what this is helping at this point. One day after the NFL’s Vice President of Officiating offered his step-by-step video breakdown of the fated Brandon Pettigrew/Anthony Hitchens did-he-or-didn’t-he pass interference controversy (that ultimately resulted in an admission of a missed defensive holding call), NFL insider Adam Schefter reports of another admission this … Read more

Matthew Stafford Mic’d Up During Controversial No-Call, Heard Screaming “Home Cooking!”

Per a report by CBS Detroit: Tonight’s episode of “Inside the NFL” on Showtime will feature audio of a mic’d up Matthew Stafford. Stafford was apparently mic’d up for the big pass interference no-call in Sunday’s 24-20 controversial loss to the Dallas Cowboys. In the preview of the audio, Stafford is heard saying the following: … Read more

Was this Detroit Lions fan Premature or Passionate?

Most sports fans in America can be described in one word, optimistic. They show up in droves every Sunday or Saturday or whenever a game may be on, and they procede to root and cheer their hearts out for their team. Every sports fan hopes that at the end of the season their team is … Read more

FOX cashes in on Lions – Cowboys ratings

The Lions – Cowboys NFC Wildcard game on Sunday was easily the most exciting game of the weekend, and on Monday it proved that even further. Over 42.3 million viewers tuned into the NFL on FOX to see the Lions and Cowboys battle to the very end in a game clouded by a controversial call … Read more

Jim Caldwell Pushes for Replay Expansion

After a controversial no-call played a significant role in his team’s 24-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys this past weekend, Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell remained critical of the current replay system Monday afternoon. Addressing a key fourth quarter exchange that initially saw the Lions earn a first down following a pass interference penalty … Read more

NFL’s VP of Officiating Addresses Lions No-Call Controversy

Making an appearance on Around the NFL on Monday, the NFL’s Vice President of Officiating, Dean Blandino, addressed the controversial sequence of events that occurred late in the fourth quarter of the Detroit Lions’ 24-20 playoff loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. On the event in question, Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hutchins was originally whistled for a … Read more

Lions Lose Heartbreaker to Cowboys, 24-20

A failed last minute drive resulted in a heartbreaking 24-20 loss for the Detroit Lions in a first round Wild Card playoff matchup against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday evening. The loss extends the Lions playoff losing streak to 8 games, their last victory coming in 1992 against the Cowboys. The Lions held a lead for the entire contest … Read more

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

2014 All-Pro Teams – Suh, Levy, Quin all get nods

Detroit is representing on the All Pro level. Ndamukong Suh has been named to the first team Defense, while Levy and Quin both made Second Team. List courtesy of NFL.com and the Associated Press Ndamukong Suh has been named first team All-Pro.DeAndre Levy and Glover Quin named second team. — Lions Insider (@Lions_Insider) January 2, 2015 … Read more

The Spirit of Detroit Is Ready for Sunday

@joshsidorowicz @DetroitLions – #spiritofdetroit statue wears #1 well! @WWJ950 pic.twitter.com/0W6bb1eDPf — Vickie Thomas (@VickiethomasWWJ) January 2, 2015 The Spirit of Detroit has a long history of supporting the local teams when it comes to the biggest of games, and this Sunday, when the Lions head to Dallas to take on America’s Team, it is the … Read more

‘Who?’ – Golden Tate responds to threats

[pullquote]”You can’t hit what you can’t catch,” Tate said.[/pullquote]Yesterday we reported that Dallas Safety Barry Church plans to take Golden Tate to pound town in this Sundays match up in retaliation for a hit Tate put on linebacker Sean Lee; well, Tate has responded. “Man, I don’t know this guy,” said Tate, who laid the devastating block … Read more