Mikel LeShoure

Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction

Broncos playing for seeding, home field in playoffs; Raiders would just like a win
<p> Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction</p>

The Detroit Lions will try and play spoiler when they take on the Green Bay Packers tonight at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC. The Lions (4-8) are looking to end a four-game losing streak and do something they haven’t done in more than 20 years – win at Lambeau Field. The Packers (8-4) are aiming to stay atop the NFC North standings by beating the Lions for the second time in less than a month.

Week 13 Injury Updates: Percy Harvin, Jarius Wright, Danny Amendola, Mikel Leshoure

Percy Harvin, Jarius Wright, Danny Amendola, Mikel Leshoure Updates
<p> Percy Harvin, Jarius Wright, Danny Amendola, Mikel Leshoure Updates</p>

Depending upon your fantasy league setup, this is likely the last week of the regular season for you. If not, then you have a two-week push left to get into the postseason. Here are some updates on injured players, their status for the Week 13 games or the outlook for their replacements.

Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction

Struggling Lions host AFC’s best on Thanksgiving Day
<p> Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction</p>

The Detroit Lions host their traditional Thanksgiving Day game today, as they will take on the Houston Texans at 12:30 p.m. ET on CBS. The opener of the NFL’s turkey day triple-header features a Lions team that’s lost two in a row and is almost in a must-win situation if it wants to keep its playoff hopes alive. On the other side are the Texans, who enter this game with an AFC-best 9-1 mark and a three-game lead over the Colts for first place in the AFC South.

Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears Monday Night Preview and Prediction

This NFC North rivalry has been controlled by the Bears lately.
<p> Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears Preview and Prediction</p>

Two divisional foes with drastically different 2012 results will meet on Monday Night Football, when the Chicago Bears host the Detroit Lions at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN. Lovie Smith’s Chicago crew has jumped out to a 4-1 start, outscoring its opponents by 78 points. Meanwhile, the last-place Lions are 2-3 and have looked nothing like the playoff team of a year ago.

Injury Updates Week 4: Jared Cook, Kenny Britt, Mikel Leshoure

Should you start or sit them?

There are a few key fantasy contributors that have had a number of injury question marks surrounding their playing status leading up to Week 4 of the 2012 NFL season. Here’s a little bit about these three and what you should consider.

Jared Cook, TE and Kenny Britt, WR, Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans

Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Detroit Lions

A fantasy football perspective on the team
<p> Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Detroit Lions</p>

What can the Detroit Lions do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season.

Inside the Locker Room
with John Niyo, Detroit News

15 Best Fantasy Football Sleepers

On draft day, don't sleep on underrated fantasy football players like the Falcons' Matt Ryan.
<p> On draft day, don't sleep on underrated fantasy football players like the Falcons' Matt Ryan, Bills' C.J. Spiller, Packers' Cedric Benson, Ravens' Torrey Smith, Colts' Reggie Wayne, Broncos' Demaryius Thomas and Titans' Jake Locker.</p>

It's fantasy football time, which means millions of fans will be drafting their teams over the next few weeks. Here's a look at 15 sleeper picks that could mean the difference between winning or losing your league this season.

NODDING OFF
These guys are fringe big names, so don’t sleep on them for too long.

Fantasy Football 2012: Players Coming Back from Injury

These players are looking to make a comeback after suffering serious injuries in 2011
<p> Fantasy Football 2012: Players Coming Back from Injury</p>

These players suffered serious injuries during the 2011 season. Will they be ready to play in ’12? We take a look.