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Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction

By Mark Ross, 4 months 1 week ago
The NFC North is just one of the things that will be decided when the Detroit Lions take on the Green Bay Packers this afternoon on FOX. The Lions and Packers both enter this showdown at 11-4 with playoff berths already secure. However, a win would give Detroit its first division title and first home playoff game since 1993. A Green Bay victory would move the Packers’ home record to 8-0...

Extra Points: Lions prepare to climb their Everest

By The Sports Network, 4 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - When you take up rock climbing, it's probably not a good idea to start with Mount Everest. The world's highest peak is just under 30,000 feet above sea level and attracts many experienced climbers as the ultimate test of their skills, an obstacle so treacherous it requires bottled oxygen to reach the top, at least for most. So why do people chose to scale Mount...

NFL Matchup - Detroit at Green Bay

By The Sports Network, 4 months 1 week ago
NFL Matchup - Detroit at Green Bay 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...

Lions' Raiola suspended one game for leg stomp

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The NFL suspended Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola one game without pay for stomping on Chicago Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson's leg in Sunday's game. Raiola violated Rule 12, Section 2, Article 12 (b) of the NFL Rule Book prohibiting "kicking or kneeing an opponent." The incident took place in the third quarter of Detroit's 20-14 win. ...

Lions clinch playoff spot

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks 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...

NFL Matchup - Detroit at Chicago

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks 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...

Lions place OT Waddle on IR

By The Sports Network, 4 months 2 weeks 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. 

Recap: Detroit vs. Minnesota

By The Sports Network, 4 months 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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...