LOOK: Which Detroit Lion represents each Thanksgiving dish?

There are few traditions Detroiters hold near and dear to their hearts: freezing their asses off during parades, drinking Vernors to cure headaches, belting out the first part of Journey's "Don't Stop Believing," and watching the Detroit Lions on...

Top 5 Matthew Stafford late-game heroics

Matthew Stafford has been many things for the Detroit Lions over his roller-coaster career, but the one constant has been his ability to drop jaws by dropping dimes in the direst circumstances. And the circumstances have often been dire for...

MUST SEE: Dwight Freeney tweets ‘confused’ message after being claimed by Detroit Lions

There is no question about it that the Detroit Lions need help on the defensive line, especially when it comes to rushing the passer. Well, they may have found just what the doctor ordered. On Wednesday, news broke the Lions...

Detroit Lions claim DE Dwight Freeney off waivers

The Detroit Lions defense just added some muscle. https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/933443802416795648 That's right, future Hall of Famer Dwight Freeney is rejoining a coach he almost won a Super Bowl with. https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/933444338021027840 Freeney played four games for the Seattle Seahawks this season, registering three sacks. The...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions final Thanksgiving Day injury report revealed

On Thanksgiving Day, the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings will square off in what will be an extremely important game in terms of the NFC North standings. With a win, the Lions (6-4) will climb to within one game...
NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars at Detroit Lions

GOTTA SEE IT: Golden Tate honors his bet with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson [PHOTO]

Golden Tate of the Detroit Lions and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson placed a friendly "Twitter wager" over the result of the Miami-Notre Dame game, in which the loser would don the college jersey of the winner. And after Miami...
NFL: Combine

2 defensive players the Detroit Lions MUST sign now

The Detroit Lions (6-4) have a golden opportunity on Thanksgiving Day when they host the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) at Ford Field. With a win, the Lions will only be one game back of the Vikings in the NFC North,...

2 Key Detroit Lions players return to practice, 2 others sit out

As the Detroit Lions (6-4) prepare to take on the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) on Thanksgiving Day, they got a familiar face back at practice. Star defensive end Ezekial Ansah was back at practice this week, and although he was a limited...

3 keys to a Lions victory on Thanksgiving against the Vikings

The Detroit Lions (6-4) are rolling on a three-game winning streak as they prepare to take on the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) on Thanksgiving Day. This is the second and final regular-season matchup between these two teams with Detroit taking...

Top 5 Thanksgiving games in Detroit Lions history

Although it might not seem possible, Thanksgiving is already upon us. Ahhh yes. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberries, family, and of course, Lions football. In honor of the holiday, let's take a stroll down memory lane as...

LOOK: Detroit Lions to wear kick ass throwback uniforms on Thanksgiving Day

The initial reaction to the Detroit Lions unveiling new uniform combinations back in April was met with mixed emotions. Even after letting it simmer over time, many people have come to accept and like the new look while others...

LOOK: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings initial injury report revealed

On Thanksgiving Day, the Detroit Lions (6-4) will host the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) at Ford Field in what is being advertised as one of the biggest Turkey Day games in Lions history. With a win, the Lions would move to...

3 Takeaways from the Detroit Lions’ win over the Chicago Bears

After a nail-biting and hair-pulling affair against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, the Detroit Lions come out of Soldier Field with a 27-24 victory. With the Minnesota Vikings winning their respective game as well on Sunday, the Lions remain...
NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Lions’ Darius Slay comments on botched game-ending interception, like only he can

With the NFL Pro Bowl voting opening up this past week, the talk of the town has been about which Detroit Lions players are deserving of a selection. Of course, Matthew Stafford and Glover Quin have gotten their fair...

MUST SEE: Chicago Bears mascot disgusted by field goal miss to send game to...

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions used a late 52-yard field goal by Matt Prater to escape the Windy City with a 27-24 win. The victory moved the Lions to 6-4 on the season, two games back of the NFC...

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings Thanksgiving Day point spread revealed

In Week 11, the Detroit Lions (6-4) used a late 52-yard field goal by Matt Prater to beat the Chicago Bears 27-24, while the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) scored 24 unanswered points in an impressive win over the Los Angeles...
NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Pro Football Focus has lost its mind – Quin ranked lower than Bears backup

The Lions often times get disrespected in the media. Everything from not giving them a chance to win games, to not recognizing when a player does well. http://gty.im/867970454 This episode of the Detroit Lions can't get any respect is brought to...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions Week 11 inactive list revealed

As the Detroit Lions make their final preparations for their Week 11 matchup in Chicago against the Bears, they have released their inactive list. Those who will not be playing in today's game are RB Dwayne Washington, OL Emmett Cleary,...

Check it out: Week 11 NFL TV Coverage Maps

It's week 11 - The Detroit Lions are looking for their 3rd straight win as they head to Chicago to take on the Bears. If the Lions plan to have any success this week - they should plan to stop...

Check the Report: Lions Injury Report brings some good news

The Detroit Lions have been fighting off the injury bug all season long, especially on the offensive line. Good news came forth today in the form of the official injury report, however, as it appears that the Lions will have...

Lions could be without key starter for second straight game

The Lions look like they may be playing "Da Bears" without one of their most feared defensive end. Ziggy Ansah missed another practice today with a lingering back injury that kept him out of last weeks game as well. http://gty.im/867966616 Unfortunately,...

WATCH: The time the 85′ Bears destroyed Lions’ QB Joe Ferguson

The Lions and Bears have a long history as Rivals. In 1985, the Bears D was loaded, with Steve McMichael and the Fridge anchoring the D line, HOF'rs Dan Hampton and Richard Dent on the ends - and a...

3 keys to Lions mauling the Bearcubs

The Detroit Lions (5-4) head to Soldier Field on Sunday to take on the Chicago Bears (3-6) in an NFC North matchup. The Lions have won back-to-back games against the Cleveland Browns and the Green Bay Packers and are...

Memo to Jim Bob Cooter: 5 things you MUST stop doing right now

The Detroit Lions are currently sitting with a 5-4 record through the first 10 weeks of the 2017 NFL season. This puts them only one game behind the Seattle Seahawks for the last playoff spot in the NFC. The...

Lions get key player back to practice in latest injury report

As the Detroit Lions (5-4) prepare to take on the Chicago Bears (3-6) on Sunday at Soldier Field, they received some good news in getting a key player back at practice. Starting guard T.J. Lang was listed as a full...

Is Detroit Lions OC Jim Bob Cooter headed to Tennessee?

In 2015, Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions were struggling to score points under the playcalling of then offensive coordinator, Joe Lombardi. After dropping a game to the Minnesota Vikings to drop to 1-6 on the season, Lombardi was...

Top 10 Detroit Lions draft busts of all-time

Being a Lions fan surely comes with its ups and downs, especially when the NFL Draft starts to get closer on the calendar. You don't know whether they are going to draft at the right position or just draft...

Next 5 Notes Week 10: Look ahead to the Detroit Lions’ next five opponents

The Detroit Lions earned their way back above the .500 mark with their 38-24 win over the Browns this past Sunday. They are still two games back in the NFC North, so every game is increasingly important if they...

LOOK: Darius Slay, “It’d be crazy if I don’t make the Pro-Bowl”

Outside of the city of Detroit, Darius Slay is just another name. That's a problem. Darius Slay is exceptionally better than he gets credit for. As Lions fans, we have known this for years; Darius Slay is an ELITE...

GOTCHA! Rookie Brad Kaaya trolls Theo Riddick in Detroit Lions locker room

On Saturday, the then-No. 3 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish squared off against the undefeated and No. 7 Miami Hurricanes. Despite the game being played in Miami, most of the so-called "experts" picked the Irish to come away with a...

Matthew Stafford Mic’d Up vs. Browns: ‘One F***ing heartbeat!’

It was not easy but when all was said and done, the Detroit Lions handled their business by defeated the Cleveland Browns 38-24 at Ford Field. After a slow start, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford turned on the heat and at...
NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions

MUST SEE: Darius ‘Big Play’ Slay Pro Bowl hype video

Detroit Lions' cornerback Darius Slay is a beast in the secondary, constantly taking on opponents best receivers, and constantly denying them the ball. https://twitter.com/OnePrideDet/status/914567081181532162 Coming into the 2017 season, "Big Play" Slay snagged two interceptions per year from 2014-16 while averaging...

LET’S GO! 2017 Detroit Lions ‘Playoff Push’ hype video

After coming from behind to dispose of the Cleveland Browns this past Sunday, the Detroit Lions (5-4) now shift their focus to the Chicago Bears, who they will play on the road in Week 11. If the 2017 Detroit Lions want...

Detroit Lions sign two players, place two others on waivers

As the Detroit Lions (5-4) continue their preparations for their upcoming road game against the Chicago Bears, they have made some roster moves. On Tuesday, the Lions announced they have signed free-agent WR Jace Billingsley and DE George Jones. In corresponding...

5 Detroit Lions worthy of your Pro Bowl vote

Though we are just past the halfway point of the 2017 season, it's always fun to discuss which players on the Detroit Lions are deserving of a Pro Bowl selection. NFL players are voted on by the coaches, the fans,...

NFL Playoffs? The Detroit Lions will not be able to back their way in...

In 2016, the Detroit Lions qualified for the NFL Playoffs for the second time in three seasons. Not a bad accomplishment for a franchise that has become accustomed to playing out the 16-game regular season schedule and then watching...

LIONS LEFTOVERS: Plenty of anxiety in Detroit Lions victory over Cleveland Browns

Lions Leftovers is the weekly post-game commentary from Detroit Sports Nation contributor Rob Otto. The opinions are his own, and not necessarily those of Detroit Sports Nation. The end of the day is all that counts, and by 4:30 on...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears point spread revealed

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions (5-4) will look to continue their winning ways when they travel to the Windy City to take on the Chicago Bears (3-6). According to Skybook, the Lions have opened as a 3-point road favorite over...
NFL: Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions

EDITORIAL: Stop the insanity, now is the time to embrace the Detroit Lions

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and...

3 Takeaways from the Lions’ tough win against the Browns

The Detroit Lions (5-4) battled for a tougher than imagined win over the Cleveland Browns (0-9) on Sunday afternoon. Despite being down by 10 early in the game, the Lions roared back to take a 17-10 lead into halftime....
NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions

WATCH: Lions Golden Tate gives us the most important TD celebration of all-time

Leading up to Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate made it a point to salute the United States Armed Forces in honor of Veterans Day. First, on Friday, Tate was at the Detroit Pistons...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions Week 10 inactives revealed

This afternoon, the Detroit Lions will be playing in what seems like a must-win game as they will be hosting the 0-8 Cleveland Browns at Ford Field. With a win, the Lions would move to 5-4 on the season...

Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns Week 10 coverage map

Are you ready for some football? On Sunday afternoon, the Detroit Lions will host the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in what will be a VERY important game for the Lions as they look to continue their run towards an...

3 keys to a Lions victory over the Browns

The Detroit Lions (4-4) are coming off of a huge 30-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers (4-4) on Monday Night Football. They now find themselves  in second place in the NFC North and are looking to keep their...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions get two important players back from injury

Just like every other NFL team, the Detroit Lions have been bitten by the injury bug this season. However, as the team prepares to make a playoff push Detroit will get some long needed relief in terms of getting players healthy. https://twitter.com/davebirkett/status/929412056457121792 The...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions defeated by Cleveland Browns in double overtime?

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions will welcome the winless Cleveland Browns to Ford Field in what seems like a must-win game for the Motor City Kitties. Each week, our friends over at Pride of Detroit stream a Madden 18 simulation...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions Matthew Stafford is magic with the mic

Marvin Jones is not the only man on the Lions that does well with a mic. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is magic with the mic. Not only does he provide quality entertainment with his in-game commentary. He also plays...

REPORT: A trio of Detroit Lions expected to miss Sunday’s game vs. Browns

Let's face it, not many people believe the Detroit Lions will have a let down this coming Sunday and lose to the winless Cleveland Browns. After all, the Lions are clearly the better team and they have the home-field advantage...

JUST IN: Detroit Lions waive OT Greg Robinson, which can only mean one thing,...

On Friday, the Detroit Lions announced they have waived former No. 2 overall pick, Greg Robinson. https://twitter.com/Lions/status/929015990209449984 Though a corresponding move has not officially been made, the thought is that Robinson's roster spot will go to left tackle Taylor Decker, who...

Shots Fired! Detroit Lions T.J. Lang destroys Jameis Winston for ‘Eating W’s’ speech

Over the years, there have been some epic pregame speeches that have fired up a team prior to a big game. Ray Lewis, Herb Brooks, Vince Lombardi, Bo Schembechler, and Knute Rockne are just a few coaches who immediately...

Recent Stories

MUST SEE: NFL on FOX releases ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ video featuring...

On Thanksgiving Day, the Detroit Lions will be hosting the Minnesota Vikings at Ford field in what is being called one of the biggest...

LOOK: Vikings WR Stefon Diggs to wear cleats featuring Detroit rap...

When Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs trots out onto Ford Field on Thanksgiving Day to take on the Detroit Lions, he will be doing...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day inactive list revealed

This afternoon, the Detroit Lions (6-4) will host the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) in what many are calling a "must-win" game for the Lions. If...

BREAKING: Jim Caldwell reveals Dwight Freeney’s Thanksgiving Day availability

It took a lot longer than we would have hoped for, but on Wednesday, general manager Bob Quinn finally made a move to help...

LOOK: Which Detroit Lion represents each Thanksgiving dish?

There are few traditions Detroiters hold near and dear to their hearts: freezing their asses off during parades, drinking Vernors to cure headaches, belting...