An In-Case You Missed It Recap: Lions Shake Off Slow Start, Take Back Control of NFC North

After comfortable back-to-back wins at home, the Detroit Lions took a much different route to victory on Sunday. They dug themselves into a 14-0 hole early on, and it was a struggle just to move the chains. The Lions regrouped, however, and they came back to eventually beat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 16-14. It was a much closer … Read more

NFL week 15 game Preview: Lions vs. Vikings

The Detroit Lions have taken a step toward shedding the late-season disappointment label they’ve earned in recent years. They’ll have to avoid a potential letdown Sunday, though, when they host a Minnesota Vikings team that’s looking for a third straight win. Picks & Odds MIN 7% 1194 DET 93% 16381 DET -7.5 O/U: 42 MIN +300 Powered by … Read more

Is the end near for Ndamukong Suh and the Lions?

[pullquote]”You can call Jimmy.”[/pullquote]Ndamukong Suh may not be the one making the decision on where he plays after this season. Jimmy Sexton, the agent Suh signed with after firing his agency Relativity Sports during the off-season has been a constant go to answer for Suh following any question about money or the direction he may take in … Read more

Rugby Star Jarryd Hayne spent some time with the Lions today

Ex Australia Rugby star player Jarryd Hayne visited with the Detroit Lions today, according to National Football Post Source: Rugby star Jarryd Hayne visited Lions today — National Football Post (@FootballPost) December 12, 2014 26-year-old Jarryd Hayne has already had visits with both the 49ers and the Seahawks, however do not expect any word on a … Read more

Lions put Joseph Fauria on IR, re-sign Kellen Davis

Joseph Fauria’s season has officially come to an end. The Detroit Lions placed Fauria on injured reserve on Wednesday after he reinjured his ankle on Sunday. The original ankle injury, which was caused by a mishap involving his dog, kept Fauria out for six games. He actually scored a touchdown on Sunday after reinjuring his … Read more

Charles Tillman compares battling Megatron to Ali-Frazier

Chicago cornerback Charles Tillman and Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson gave each other Thanksgiving gifts when the teams played last month in the form of exchanged jerseys. In the past, they’ve had some great battles in the NFC North. But only one of them played in the November matchup as Tillman has been on injured reserve since … Read more

Detroit Lions reportedly plan to re-sign TE Kellen Davis, which probably isn’t good news for Joseph Fauria

The Detroit Lions plan to re-sign tight end Kellen Davis, according to ProFootballTalk. And that’s probably not good news for Joseph Fauria. Detroit’s second-year tight end re-injured his left ankle in Sunday’s 34-17 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And though he was able to play through the pain, including catching a 10-yard touchdown pass, … 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

Theo Riddick Did Not Play Sunday…Here is Why

He had established a role throughout most of the season, showing his ability to run routes and make decisive cuts. Theo Riddick made his worth in big plays, too, including two huge ones in Week 8 against Atlanta. Yet on Sunday, Riddick legitimately disappeared from the Detroit Lions’ lineup. He played no offensive snaps. A former … Read more

Lions QB Matthew Stafford peaking at the right time

Nothing against the Detroit Lions defense, which has been nothing short of outstanding this season, but if the team wants to finish strong and possibly make some noise in the postseason, it will need superb play from the quarterback position. So far, so good. Two games into a stretch run where the Lions need to … Read more