| 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...
| Nov 8, 2009
Down 14-0 and having run just two offensive plays - both resulting in turnovers - Seattle coach Jim Mora was fed up.
Embarrassed by the Seahawks' start on Sunday against Detroit, Mora told his offense to go for it on fourth-down in his own end of the...
| Nov 9, 2009
Just when the Seahawks were feeling good about one of their few positive Sundays this shaky season, Monday arrived.
Seattle (3-5) rallied from 17-0 down at home Sunday, then needed Matt Hasselbeck's record-setting passing day to beat the lowly Detroit...
| Nov 22, 2009
Matthew Stafford hit Brandon Pettigrew with a 1-yard touchdown pass and Jason Hanson booted the extra-point with no time left on the clock as the Detroit Lions eked out a 38-37 triumph over the Cleveland Browns in a battle of 1-8 teams at Ford Field on...
| Nov 26, 2009
Aaron Rodgers matched a career high with three touchdown passes and Green Bay beat the Detroit Lions 34-12 on Thursday, giving the Packers three straight wins and improving their playoff prospects.
Detroit (2-9) lost its sixth straight game on...
| Dec 6, 2009
The Detroit Lions suffered their 10th loss of the season 23-13 at the hands of the Cincinnati Bengals in a Sunday afternoon battle of first- and last-place teams in their respective divisions at Paul Brown Stadium.
Cincy improved to 9-3 on the campaign...
| Dec 13, 2009
The Detroit Lions dropped to 2-11 on the season by suffering their third straight defeat 48-3 to the Baltimore Ravens amid steady rainfall at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Lions Coach Jim Schwartz returned to his hometown of Baltimore and...