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Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions Prediction and Preview

By Gabe Salgado, 2 weeks 22 hours ago
The Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions will kick off the 2020 NFL season against one another in what should be another, hard-hitting NFC North matchup, also known as the "Black and Blue" division. Both teams come into this challenging season with something to prove. The Bears are looking to rebound after falling below expectations in 2019, while the Lions are looking to finally turn...

Detroit Lions Depth Chart

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The Detroit Lions went 3-12-1 last year, finishing fourth in the NFC North. The Lions went 0-8 in games Matthew Stafford didn't play so his healthy return will be critical. However, head coach Matt Patricia's calling card was supposed to defense and that side of the ball finished second to last in total defense and last against the pass in 2019. Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn...

Detroit Lions: 2020 Preseason Predictions and Preview

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 4 days ago
After a dismal 3-12-1 finish in his second season as head coach, Matt Patricia got a reprieve from ownership last winter. So did general manager Bob Quinn, who now finds himself on the hot seat along with the man he hired in 2018 with the promise of building a consistent winner. That hasn't happened, obviously. And while a roster overhaul and some key injuries are partly to blame —...

This Day in Sports History: August 23

By Aaron Tallent, 1 month 4 days ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, August 23 is a day in which a Hall of Fame pitcher...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Three different teams have won the NFC North the past three seasons with Green Bay entering 2020 as the defending champ. So can the Packers successfully defend their title or will it change hands yet again?   Minnesota appears to be the biggest challenger to Green Bay with Chicago and Detroit hoping to make it a four-team affair. Quarterbacks will be one of the primary storylines for the...

This Day in Sports History: June 23

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 5 days ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, June 23 is the day in which a federal law changed...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 6 days ago
Finding a great fantasy football team name in 2020 can be a chore. That's why it's best to leave it to the experts. We rounded up a list of the best and even slightly vulgar fantasy football team names and have them linked below alphabetically by NFL team. So if you're a fan of the Cowboys or really hate the Patriots, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted Julio...

Detroit Lions Fantasy Football Team Names (2020)

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 6 days ago
What are the best fantasy football team names for Detroit Lions fans in 2020? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Detroit Lions — we've got it right here.   The best fantasy football team names are often created by looking at the team's top players. For...

5 Best NFL Players Who Chose to Retire Early

By Aaron Tallent, 8 months 1 week ago
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly's decision to retire from the NFL at the age of 28 was surprising, but it is something we are seeing more of these days. Players leave the game early for a variety of reasons. Sadly, most, like Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck prior to the start of the 2019 season, are forced to do so because of injuries.   However, few choose to...

The Detroit Lions' Thanksgiving Quarterbacks, Ranked

By Athlon Sports, 10 months 3 days ago
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 an amalgam of draft busts, journeymen, career backups, and former stars whose best days had gone by.   Giggling at Lions quarterbacks on Thanksgiving, though, has gotten tougher thanks to Matthew Stafford. However,...
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