| Sep 18, 2011
| 1:12 PM
DETROIT (AP) - Matthew Stafford threw two of his four touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions routed the Kansas City Chiefs 48-3 Sunday, the largest margin of victory in franchise history.
Detroit broke its record set with a 44-0 win...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 6:36 PM
Matthew Stafford threw four touchdown passes and the Detroit Lions rolled to a 48-3 rout of the Kansas City Chiefs at Ford Field.
Coming off a seven-point win in Tampa, the Lions (2-0) opened their home portion of the season with their largest margin...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:21 AM
A new season has sparked new hopes in Detroit, and Matthew Stafford and a strong defense led the way in the Lions' season- opening 27-20 win over Tampa Bay.
Stafford passed for 305 yards and three scores, two of which went to Calvin Johnson, as the...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 6:42 PM
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford says his right ankle feels okay after practicing on it Wednesday, despite Shaun Hill taking the majority of the snaps with the first team.
"It feels OK. It's sore obviously, but it's made progress since Sunday,"...
| Oct 30, 2011
Matthew Stafford threw three touchdown passes and the Detroit defense scored twice as the Lions routed the Denver Broncos, 45-10.
Stafford was nearly flawless as he was 21-for-30 with 267 yards, while Calvin Johnson caught six balls for 125 yards and his...
| 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&...
| Nov 20, 2011
Matthew Stafford threw for five touchdowns, including the game-winner with less than three minutes in the regulation, as Detroit took a 49-35 decision over Carolina.
Stafford rallied from two early interceptions to complete 28-of-36 passes for 335 yards...
| Dec 4, 2011
College football fans in West Michigan will have plenty of reason to be merry this bowl season.
Michigan, MSU, Western Michigan, and Notre Dame are all heading to bowl games this season.
Michigan is heading to a BCS bowl. The Wolverines will take...
| Dec 5, 2011
Drew Brees threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns, leading New Orleans to a 31-17 victory over the undisciplined Detroit Lions.
Robert Meachem caught three passes for 119 yards and a score for the Saints (9-3), who have won four in a row.
| Dec 11, 2011
Stephen Tulloch recovered a fumble in the end zone two minutes into the game, Alphonso Smith returned an interception for a score in the second quarter, and a defensive stop in the final moments kept the Lions in the thick of the playoff race.
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Dec 18, 2011
Calvin Johnson caught nine passes for a career- high 214 yards and two touchdowns, including a six-yard score with 39 seconds remaining to lift the Detroit Lions over the Oakland Raiders, 28-27.
Trailing 27-14 late in regulation, Matthew Stafford got...