Detroit Lions Articles

Teddy Bridgewater
The NFC North is filled with talent and potential, just look at the Detroit Lions’ success last year. The Packers and Lions should be in contention for the playoffs like last year, and the Vikings and Bears should certainly see improvement....
Josh Hamburger
1 week ago
Matthew Stafford
Coach Jim Caldwell didn’t do exactly what he promised in his first year in Detroit. The new boss was supposed to unlock the Lions’ offensive potential, but instead he unleashed arguably the NFL’s most ferocious defense. He forged...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
The NFL Combine is under way, so it’s a good time to take a look at what each team might be looking for in Indianapolis.  Keep in mind these could change once teams start adding free agents on March 10, so we’ll revisit this just...
John Gworek
4 months ago
Rob Gronkowski Super Bowl XLIX
For a fourth time in their history, the New England Patriots are the champions of the NFL. While the party is just getting started in Foxboro, Mass., and for Patriots fans worldwide, the rest of the league’s focus has already shifted to the...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Jason Garrett
The day your five-year-old has waited for his whole life for is finally here — the Dallas Cowboys are back in the postseason. Behind the record-setting offensive trio of Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and Dez Bryant, Dallas won the NFC East with a...
Rob Doster
5 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
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...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Matthew Stafford
The NFL’s Thanksgiving tripleheader starts off with a classic NFC North matchup when the Chicago Bears take on the Detroit Lions on CBS. Both the Bears (5-6) and the Lions (7-4) are jockeying for playoff positioning, as right now they are on...
Mark Ross
7 months ago
Just like the crazy uncle with the nonstop inappropriate jokes or the aunt with the barely edible green bean casserole, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys are welcome additions to the holiday family gathering even though they will probably...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
Just like the crazy uncle with the nonstop inappropriate jokes or the aunt with the barely edible green bean casserole, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys are welcome additions to the holiday family gathering even though they will probably...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
Matthew Stafford
One of the great Thanksgiving traditions is snickering at who is playing quarterback for the Detroit Lions.The list of Lions quarterbacks starting on Thanksgiving is a list of draft busts, journeymen, career backups and former stars whose best days...
David Fox
7 months ago
Bill Belichick
Whether this ends up being a preview of Super Bowl XLIX remains to be seen, but this afternoon’s matchup between the Detroit Lions and New England Patriots on FOX will certainly have a say in how the postseason plays out. The Lions (7-3)...
Mark Ross
7 months 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...
Nathan Rush
9 months ago
Aaron Rodgers
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...
Rob Doster
9 months 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...
Nathan Rush
9 months ago
Matthew Stafford
Two NFC teams looking to bounce back after disappointing seasons will face off tonight when the New York Giants and Detroit Lions open up ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” Week 1 doubleheader. Both the Giants and Lions posted 7-9...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Matthew Stafford
Jim Caldwell believes he was brought to Detroit, replacing the fired Jim Schwartz last winter, to win a championship. And not two or three years down the road, either. “I believe the time is now,” the Lions’ new head coach...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Historically known as the domain of defenses like the Monsters of the Midway and the Purple People Eaters, the NFC North may be changing its image. Now home to Aaron Rodgers, Matthew Stafford and Jay Cutler and a host of explosive playmakers, the...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Matt Ryan
2014 was a fun year in the football universe, culminating in a Super Bowl championship for the Seattle Seahawks and a runner-up finish for the Denver Broncos. Though these two squads enjoyed deep postseason runs, not every city is blessed with...
Evan Buhler
11 months ago
Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks won't officially begin defense of their Super Bowl title until Sept. 4 when they host the Green Bay Packers in the opening game of the 2014 NFL regular season. However, the real work begins July 24 with the start of...
Mark Ross
11 months ago
It’s always hard to tell which is the best way for a franchise to go when looking toward the future. And it’s not always the smart decision to just throw lots of money at the best-known coach they can find. Sometimes the smart hire is...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
There were seven coaching jobs open when the NFL’s coaching carousel began and three seats have already been taken. There’s a mad scramble on for the final four, too, as plenty of out-of-work coaches are positioning themselves for new...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
While playoff tickets are being punched on the final Sunday of the NFL regular season, just as many pink slips are being prepared for the following day — known as “Black Monday” in head coaching circles.This season was no...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Is Megatron — a.k.a. Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions — the greatest receiver of all time?— Greg Lawrence, Orlando, Fla. ANSWER: I’ll gladly stipulate that Calvin Johnson is today’s greatest receiver. Megatron...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
At the start of their game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles were a disaster. As snow fell all around them at Lincoln Financial Field, they couldn’t seem to find their footing. Their high-octane offense sputtered....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 15, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports’ editors.Chargers (6-7) at Broncos (11-2)Historically, Peyton Manning has had tough times against the Bolts — snapping a 13-game...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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