Brett Favre says past battles with painkiller addiction nearly cost him his life

3-time NFL MVP Brett Favre accomplished just about everything imaginable on the football field during his Hall of Fame career, but one of his most important achievements was winning a personal battle. Favre detailed his addiction to painkillers during a recent podcast, an addiction he admitted led to thoughts of suicide. “I was as low … Read more

Brett Favre suggests Lions move on from Matthew Stafford after praising Darrell Bevell

Detroit Lions interim head coach Darrell Bevell earned his first victory on Sunday since the firing of former coach Matt Patricia, and even earned the game-ball from quarterback Matthew Stafford. However, according to legendary Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre, it may be best for the Lions to have someone else under center next season. … Read more

LOOK: Recent history of Detroit Lions starting off 2-0

Ladies and gentlemen, YOUR Detroit Lions are 2-0 to start the 2017 NFL season! There’s already talk of a Super Bowl! And MVP for Stafford! Ok, enough with the sarcasm, in all seriousness, when you looked at the Lions’ schedule when it dropped, I’m willing to bet more than half of you had them starting … Read more

Former Detroit Lions OL Dick Stanfel named to Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of ’16

Detroit Sports Nation would like to congratulate former Detroit Lions offensive lineman Dick Stanfel as he has been selected as part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016. Congratulations to Dick Stanfel on becoming a member of the @ProFootballHOF class of 2016! pic.twitter.com/tHbC38AavY — Detroit Lions (@Lions) February 7, 2016 Stanfel played … Read more