| Aug 26, 2009
| 1:18 PM
The Indianapolis Colts travel to Detroit's Ford Field on Saturday for a week 3 preseason game against the Lions. Detroit, coming off the first 0-16 regular season in NFL history, is a team in obvious transition. The Lions began their face lift by giving...
| Jan 15, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- Southern California quarterback Mark Sanchez has announced he will enter the NFL draft, foregoing his senior season.
Sanchez is coming off a spectacular Rose Bowl against Penn State. The fourth-year junior went 28-for-35, setting a Rose...
| Mar 16, 2010
The Detroit Lions announced today that they have acquired QB Shaun Hill from the San Francisco 49ers for an undisclosed 2011 NFL Draft pick.
Hill is a nine-year veteran quarterback who was with the Minnesota Vikings for the first four years (2002-05)...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2010
Ben Roethlisberger never got off the bench in a return to Heinz Field that couldn't have been much quieter. Byron Leftwich probably wishes he had stayed on the sideline, too.
Leftwich, the quarterback who will replace the suspended Roethlisberger when...
| Aug 25, 2010
Joe Paquette Jr. says he walked 400-plus miles from his home in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to the Motor City because he's a die-hard fan of the Detroit Lions.
Paquette arrived at team headquarters Wednesday and was greeted by coach Jim Schwartz,...