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Lions clinch playoff spot

By The Sports Network, 4 months 1 day ago
Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins. Thanks to Washington's 27-24 defeat of Philadelphia, Detroit was able to secure its first postseason berth since 2011. Detroit goes into a Week 16 matchup in Chicago holding the top spot in the NFC North. The Lions are tied with the...

Lions place OT Waddle on IR

By The Sports Network, 4 months 4 days ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions placed offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday. Waddle, 23, suffered a partially torn ACL in his left knee during the Lions' 16-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. The Texas Tech product has played in 22 games (18 starts) over his two pro seasons. 

NFL Matchup - Detroit at Chicago

By The Sports Network, 4 months 4 days ago
NFL Matchup - Detroit at Chicago 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 - W at NY Jets, 24-17== Oct 5 - L vs. Buffalo, 14-17== Oct 12 - W at Minnesota, 17-3== Oct 19 - W vs. New Orleans, 24-23== Oct 26 - W at Atlanta...

Recap: Detroit vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 4 months 1 week ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Prater hit a late field goal to give the Detroit Lions a 16-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday in a tough NFC North matchup. Matthew Stafford went 17-for-28 for 153 yards and a touchdown, while Joique Bell totaled 103 combined yards for the Lions (10-4), who moved into a tie with Green Bay for first place in the NFC North thanks to their...

NFL Preview - Minnesota (6-7) at Detroit (9-4) (ET)

By The Sports Network, 4 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The dismal performance of the NFC South this season means a very good football team will not be participating in the conference playoffs. The Detroit Lions are intent on making sure that good team isn't them. The Lions will try to keep on the heels of the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North against an improving Minnesota Vikings team beginning to blossom under...

NFL Matchup - Minnesota at Detroit

By The Sports Network, 4 months 1 week ago
NFL Matchup - Minnesota at Detroit Minnesota Vikings:== Sep 7 - W at St. Louis, 34-6== Sep 14 - L vs. New England, 7-30== Sep 21 - L at New Orleans, 9-20== Sep 28 - W vs. Atlanta, 41-28== Oct 2 - L at Green Bay, 10-42== Oct 12 - L vs. Detroit, 3-17== Oct 19 - L at Buffalo, 16-17== Oct 26 - W at...

Lions place TE Fauria on IR

By The Sports Network, 4 months 1 week ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions placed Joseph Fauria on injured reserve Wednesday, ending the second-year tight end's season after he re-injured his left ankle in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay. Fauria missed six games earlier this season with an ankle injury he suffered when he fell at home. He finished with only six receptions for 74 yards after catching seven touchdown...

Lions' RB Bush probable vs. Tampa Bay

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush is listed as probably for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. Bush has missed the past three games with an ankle injury, but he was a full participant all week. Receiver Calvin Johnson (ankle), running back Theo Riddick (toe), and offensive linemen Riley Reiff and Larry Warford, both listed with knee injuries, are...

NFL Matchup - Tampa Bay at Detroit

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks ago
NFL Matchup - Tampa Bay at Detroit Tampa Bay Buccaneers:== Sep 7 - L vs. Carolina, 14-20== Sep 14 - L vs. St. Louis, 17-19== Sep 18 - L at Atlanta, 14-56== Sep 28 - W at Pittsburgh, 27-24== Oct 5 - L at New Orleans, 31-37 (OT)== Oct 12 - L vs. Baltimore, 17-48== Oct 19 - Open== Oct 26 - L vs....

Lions' Reiff, Bush out for Thanksgiving

By The Sports Network, 4 months 3 weeks ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush and left tackle Riley Reiff are inactive for Thursday's Thanksgiving Day game against the Chicago Bears. It is the third straight game that Bush has missed due to an ankle injury as the USC product was limited in practice during the week. Reiff had suffered a left knee injury in last week's loss at New England and...