| Sep 17, 2009
| 6:39 AM
On getting reps with the ones: "It felt great. That's the first time in a long time I've gotten to do that. I did it once last year, but just the thought of coming back tomorrow and getting more comfortable with everybody, it's a good feeling. You get...
| Sep 27, 2009
Calvin Johnson should have a lot to be happy about.
The Detroit Lions wide receiver has talent almost any football player on the planet would love to have, and he's making millions of dollars to play a game he loves.
The problem: Johnson's mood is...
| Sep 27, 2009
The Detroit Lions ended their 19-game losing streak by holding off the Washington Redskins 19-14 Sunday afternoon on FOX 17.
The Lions jumped out to a 13-0 halftime bulge and were never headed as Matthew Stafford threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to...
| Oct 4, 2009
Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes and ran for another Sunday at Soldier Field and the Chicago Bears pulled away in the second half to beat the Detroit Lions 48-24 after the Lions snapped their 19-game NFL losing streak last week.
Matt Forte ran for...
| Oct 5, 2009
The Bears were outgained and shown up by a rookie hotshot quarterback. Their offense was atrocious on third downs, and they lost their two best wide receivers to injuries in the course of the game.
But this one will feel good, really good, for every...
| Oct 11, 2009
Ben Roethlisberger had a season-high three touchdown passes and the Pittsburgh Steelers held on to beat the Detroit Lions 28-20 Sunday afternoon at Ford Field, winning two straight games for the first time this season.
The reigning Super Bowl champion...
| Oct 18, 2009
Aaron Rodgers got knocked around again but still managed to have a big day against the Detroit Lions' defense, throwing for 358 yards with two touchdowns and an interception in the Green Bay Packers' 26-0 National Football League victory Sunday at Lambeau...
| Nov 1, 2009
Steven Jackson's 25-yard touchdown run with 1:38 to go lifted the St. Louis Rams to a 17-10 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Ford Field, snapping the Rams' 17-game losing streak.
The Rams, who entered the game winless at 0-7, avoided...
| Nov 6, 2009
Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz says he's optimistic that wide receiver Calvin Johnson and running back Kevin Smith will play Sunday at Seattle.
Johnson has missed Detroit's past two games with a sore right knee but practiced all week. Smith, who...
| Nov 7, 2009
Losses are piling up as much as the injuries in Seattle. Fans spoiled by five consecutive trips to the playoffs earlier in the decade - was it really in this decade? - want answers. Or victims, besides themselves.
Yet before die-hards of the flopping...
| Nov 8, 2009
The Seattle Seahawks overcame a 17-0 deficit at the end of the first quarter and outscored the Detroit Lions 32-3 during the final three periods to secure a 32-20 victory in NFL action Sunday afternoon at Qwest Field.
Coach Jim Mora's Seahawks fell...
| Nov 8, 2009
Matt Hasselbeck had a throbbing shoulder, to go with broken ribs.
His Seahawks had even bigger issues. Faster than you can say "road kill," they were down 17-0 at home to the Lions.
"It was like, 'You've got to be kidding me.' Seriously?"' Hasselbeck...