| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:25 PM
We've had a taste of winter the last few nights. But today, summer seems like it's back. I stayed overnight on the Delaware-Maryland border after covering Lehigh-Georgetown in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. It took me an hour, or three rotations around the...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
A quick explanation of the Hierarchy/Obituary: In a way, it's kind of like a "Power Ranking," but it focuses strictly on the NFC. Once I feel that a team no longer has a realistic shot at the playoffs, I'll write......
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:58 AM
If the Bears can’t play the Cardinals again, then they get perhaps the best opponent for their half of a must-win/then-pray Sunday to decide their postseason fate.
I mean, do you know how bad the Lions are?
Bad enough to lose 38-10 to the...
| Sep 17, 2012
The San Francisco 49ers topped the Detroit Lions 27-19 on Sunday night at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
Niners' quarterback Alex Smith was 20-31 for 226 yards and two touchdown passes, both were to tight end Vernon Davis.
The first came just 2:35...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:26 AM
5 - 9 a.m. Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier
6:37 a.m. Chicago Tribune reporter Hal Dedrick reviews Cook County President Toni Prepwinkle's proposed budget with Bill Leff.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
11:05 a.m. First he tackled the...
| Oct 14, 2012
The comeback cats were at it again.
The Detroit Lions were down by as much as 10 points with less than four minutes to go in the fourth and rallied back to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles 26-23 in overtime at Lincoln Financial Field.
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:52 AM
This seems to be pretty simple:
This is the type of game the Bears have to win if they’re serious about that Super Bowl thing.
The Lions are the kind of team that the Bears have to beat, especially at home on “Monday Night Football,’&...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Seahawks DE Chris Clemons vs. Lions OT Jeff Backus: This might be putting the pass rush before the stopping-the-run aspect that leads to it – as well as the obvious, with all hands on deck needed to defense Pro Bowl receiver...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:27 PM
In a volatile game with plenty of back-and-forth, the Seattle Seahawks failed to hold on to a late 4th quarter lead and fell to the Detroit Lions, 28-24.
The Hawks, buoyed by a 77-yard from running back Marshawn Lynch, looked to cruise to victory early...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Matthew Stafford found Titus Young in the endzone with under 20 seconds to play, giving the Lions a 28-24 victory over the Seahawks at Ford Field Sunday.
Stafford threw for 352 yards and was 34-49 in passing.
Rookie Ryan Broyles started the scoring with...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The Lions didn't always look pretty on Sunday afternoon, but they got the job done winning their first game of 2012.
Detroit defeated St. Louis 27-23 after Matthew Stafford threw a touchdown to Kevin Smith for his second touchdown of the day with...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Charles Tillman stepped in front of yet another horrible pass by Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford, grabbed the ball and raced 45 yards. See ya. Later. Ballgame, even though almost half the ballgame remained.
Tillman’s score marked the Bears&...