WEEK 7 PREVIEW: Lions host Kirk Cousins and the Redskins

DETROIT LIONS (3-3) @ Green Bay Packers (4-2) WHERE: Ford Field – Detroit, MI KICKOFF: 1:00 p.m. EST WEATHER: Dome TV/RADIO: WJBK-TV FOX 2/News Talk 760 | WJR-AM LINE: Detroit -1 – O/U 50 Injury Report Detroit Lions Robinson, Corey T Ankle Out Whitehead, Tahir LB Abdomen Questionable Ansah, Ezekiel DE Ankle Questionable Riddick, Theo RB Ankle Out Warford, Larry … Read more

Concussions, A DSN Exclusive – Part 3: Prevention And The Future Of Sports

Concussions have been a hot topic in the sports world in recent years. Increasing research and findings of progressive health issues associated with concussions are forcing us to rethink our priorities regarding sports participation. There are cultural implications as well. The game of football is extremely popular and ingrained in American culture. Do we have a responsibility … Read more

Concussions, A DSN Exclusive – Part 2: Symptoms and Treatment

Part 2 of our 3-part series on player safety in football continues today with discussion from our experts on symptoms and treatment of concussions. Part 1 of our series dealt with the definition of a concussion and debunking some widespread myths about that type of injury. Once again, our experts Harvard Medical graduate Dr. Jon Lieff and … Read more

Fox Sports’ Peter Schrager makes the case – Stafford might be the best QB in the NFL

The first overall draft pick of the 2009 NFL draft, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has endeared himself to the city of Detroit since his career with the team began. Now, he finds himself among the best quarterbacks to currently play the game. “Matt Stafford is one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. He might be … Read more

Concussions, A DSN Exclusive Series – Part 1: What Is A Concussion?

Concussions are a major issue facing sports today and the National Football League has faced much of the criticism regarding player safety. The league has addressed the issue head on by launching a new player safety initiative. Many players have come forward expressing concern about concussions and long-term health effects including Detroit Lions players Golden Tate and DeAndre Levy. Other players, like T.J. … Read more

Looking ahead to the Lions next three games: Unbeaten Vikings await

The Detroit Lions are on a winning streak for the first time this season after beating the Los Angeles Rams 31-28 this past Sunday. They are now back to .500 and very much in the thick of things in the standings. Today, we look ahead to the Lions next three games and analyze each matchup … Read more

Round up: Persistence and heart lead to a Lions win over LA Rams

Wojo: Desperation earns Lions another winhttps://t.co/NxOcVSBQ9n pic.twitter.com/Q5WJSU6PXW — Detroit News Sports (@detnews_sports) October 17, 2016 Detroit — It’s a mentality that fits the team, fits the quarterback, fits the situation. Their defense riddled, their offensive line shuffled, the Lions really have no choice — just let it loose. That means gambling and gritting, right to … Read more

Deandre Levy: ‘If my heart wasn’t in football, I wouldn’t be here.’

When the Detroit Lions signed linebacker DeAndre Levy to a four-year, $33 million dollar extension last summer, they thought they were locking down one of their core defensive players for the future. Instead Levy, one of the league’s best linebackers when healthy, has played in just two of a possible 21 games, which has caused … Read more

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 picked them apart with little resistance. Keenum set a franchise record with 19 straight completions en route to throwing 3 touchdowns on 27-32 passing for 321 yards with one interception. Veteran … Read more