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2014 NFL Betting Against the Spread: Week 4

By Nathan Rush, 5 days 21 hours ago
Locks of the WeekBetting against the worst teams in the league playing on the road and against first- or second-year quarterbacks is traditionally smart money.Chargers (-13) vs. JaguarsFlorida’s worst team has been outscored by a league-worst 75 points, while scoring only 44 points (third-worst) so far.Steelers (-7.5) vs. BuccaneersFlorida’s second-worst team has been outscored by 50...

Lions WR Johnson misses 2nd practice

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 days 11 hours ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson missed his second straight practice Thursday with an ankle injury he suffered Sunday against the Packers.The star receiver is one of four Detroit players who haven't practiced this week as the Lions gear up to play the New York Jets.Safety Don Carey (hamstring), linebacker Travis Lewis (quad) and cornerback Cassius Vaughn (...

NFL Matchup - Detroit at New York Jets

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 11 hours ago
NFL Matchup - Detroit at New York Jets Detroit Lions:== Sep 8 - W vs. NY Giants, 35-14== Sep 14 - L at Carolina, 7-24== Sep 21 - W vs. Green Bay, 19-7== Sep 28 - at NY Jets, 1:00 PM== Oct 5 - vs. Buffalo, 1:00 PM== Oct 12 - at Minnesota, 1:00 PM== Oct 19 - vs. New Orleans, 1:00 PM== Oct 26 - at...

Lions sign K Henery, release Freese

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 2 days ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions signed kicker Alex Henery and released rookie kicker Nate Freese on Monday.The Lions selected Freese in the seventh round of this year's draft, but he missed four field goals through the first three games. All three of his successful makes came from 30 yards or less.Henery, meanwhile, comes to Detroit after being released by Philadelphia...

Double Checked: Tulloch suffers torn ACL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 2 days ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Tests on Monday revealed that Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch suffered a torn ACL in his left knee Sunday and will be lost for the season.Tulloch was injured when celebrating a sack of Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The linebacker jumped, did the popular "Discount Double Check" motion across his belt and suffered the injury while landing."You're...

Lions' Ansah, Fairley to play vs. Packers

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 3 days ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah and defensive tackle Nick Fairley are both active for Sunday's NFC North game against the Green Bay Packers.Ansah (knee) practiced Friday for the first time all week with a knee injury. He has five tackles and one sack in two games this season.Fellow defensive end George Johnson, who was nursing a groin injury, is also...

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions Game Preview and Prediction

By Rob Doster, 1 week 4 days ago
This Green Bay vs. Detroit divisional pairing has shootout written all over it, as Aaron Rodgers and Matthew Stafford will be flinging footballs all over Ford Field Sunday afternoon on FOX. The Packers arrive in Motown carrying some momentum thanks to their somewhat miraculous 31–24 comeback win over the Jets that allowed the Pack to avoid the dreaded 0–2 start. Meanwhile, the Lions...

Lions' Ansah, Fairley questionable vs. Packers

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 5 days ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah and defensive tackle Nick Fairley are both questionable for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.Ansah (knee) practiced Friday for the first time this week with a knee injury. He has five tackles and one sack in two games this season.Fairley (biceps) was limited in practice this week. Defensive end George Johnson...

2014 NFL Betting Against the Spread: Week 3

By Nathan Rush, 1 week 5 days ago
Locks of the WeekThree of the worst teams in the league will struggle to stay in the game against three teams with playoff aspirations. Patriots (-14) vs. RaidersSorry, Derek Carr. Since 2001, Bill Belichick has a 14–5 record against rookie quarterbacks, with none of those losses coming at home. Colts (-7) at JaguarsLast season, Indy stomped out J-Ville by a combined score of 67...

NFL Matchup - Green Bay at Detroit

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 11 hours ago
NFL Matchup - Green Bay at Detroit Green Bay Packers:== Sep 4 - L at Seattle, 16-36== Sep 14 - W vs. NY Jets, 31-24== Sep 21 - at Detroit, 1:00 PM== Sep 28 - at Chicago, 1:00 PM== Oct 2 - vs. Minnesota, 8:25 PM== Oct 12 - at Miami, 1:00 PM== Oct 19 - vs. Carolina, 1:00 PM== Oct 26 - at New...