| Dec 21, 2013
| 3:41 PM
D is for disheartening, devastation and disappointment.
D is also for Dallas and Detroit.
In a matter of weeks, the Cowboys and Lions have gone from the thick of the playoff race to a race to the bottom. They are a combined 0-4 since posting...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Nobody ever has accused the NFL of failing to make a profit.
But you can't help wonder if the league finally has gone too far and maximized television exposure over competitive integrity. The decision to flex the Bears-Eagles game to NBC's "Sunday Night...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Gary Kubiak is gone, fired by the Houston Texans on Friday, and he won't be the last of this season's NFL coaches to be asked to hand over his headset.
So who else will be gone after this season?
A look at the candidates who could be kaput:
| Nov 10, 2013
| 6:57 PM
At some point, an NFL head coach must save an injured player from himself and his team from that player.
At some point, he must vow not to let the machismo attitudes that rule so many locker rooms mar his own judgment. He must keep a level head amid...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:20 PM
The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs still have perfect records.
The New England Patriots were only perfect when they needed to be.
In a frenetic finish that will be woven into Patriots lore, Tom Brady threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to rookie...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you wonder why the Lions have been such a flaming failure for the last, oh, five decades, you have to start at the top -- right at the top of Bill Ford Jr.’s pinhead.
Speaking at the team’s annual Courage House dinner, the Lions vice-...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:24 PM
If you ask the old-timers, they will regale you with stories about numerous nasty confrontations between the Bears and Lions.
Legend has it that the Dick Butkus-era Bears regarded the Lions every bit as loathsome as the Packers and Vikings.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:52 PM
No team gets Bears fans more worked up than Green Bay. Yet recently the Detroit Lions have crawled deeper beneath Chicago's skin. RedEye asked Bears fans to take stock of their emotions surrounding their NFC North rivals.
1. Describe your emotions...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It's the most wonderful time of the year for Las Vegas where the sports books with all of their big-screen televisions and their giant scoreboards filled with flashing numbers all welcome the start of another NFL season. The major league baseball and...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The topic isn’t one the NFL’s MVP considers often. So for a moment, Adrian Peterson nods and gives it deeper thought.
Jerome Felton, Toby Gerhart. Their paths to this point.
Tortuous. Complex. Often frustrating.
Just what is it really...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:34 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford's career with the Detroit Lions just got longer.
Stafford and the Lions have agreed to terms on a $53 million, three-year extension to keep him under contract through 2017, according to a person familiar with the...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:53 AM
At Friday night's National Football Foundation Lehigh Valley Chapter Hall of Fame banquet, new inductee Don Clemons talked about how proud of he was to be from Northampton and throughout a 27-season coaching career with the Detroit Lions he let everyone...