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Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers Prediction and Preview

By Rob McVey, 1 week 1 day ago
The Detroit Lions (0-1) will make the long trek to the West Coast to face the San Francisco 49ers (0-1) on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium. It's a trip that has not been kind to the visiting Lions in the past. Detroit has lost each of its last 12 games in San Francisco, dating all the way back to 1975.   Week 1 also was very unkind to the Lions. It was an even ruder awakening for...

Monday Night Football: New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions Prediction and Preview

By John Gworek, 1 week 5 days ago
The New York Jets believe they have found their franchise quarterback. The Detroit Lions believe they have found the head coach who can finally bring them playoff success. We’ll start to see if either or both are correct on Monday night.   The Jets drafted USC quarterback Sam Darnold third overall in the draft, and he wasted little time winning the starting job. The only one of the...

Barry Sanders Talks Heisman Trophy, Thanksgiving Football and Tostitos

By Nathan Rush, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Barry Sanders, 50, is arguably the greatest running back in football history. Sanders was the 1988 Heisman Trophy winner at Oklahoma State and 1997 NFL MVP during his 10-time Pro Bowl career with the Detroit Lions. These days, he’s enjoying his retirement from the comfort of his couch, snacking and watching the next generation of football stars.   Recently, Sanders teamed up with...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Finding a great fantasy football team name 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 Browns, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted Julio Jones, you...

Detroit Lions Fantasy Football Team Names

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
What are the best fantasy football team names for Detroit Lions fans? 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 the...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Minnesota dominated the NFC North last season, as defending division champion Green Bay was without Aaron Rodgers for nine games. Quarterback is once again the focus, with the Vikings pinning their Super Bowl hopes on Kirk Cousins, while the Packers' fortunes are tied directly to the health of their MVP signal-caller.   Detroit has a new head coach but the Lions' will...

Grading the NFL's New Head Coaching Hires

By Antwan Staley, 7 months 1 week ago
The NFL offseason has featured seven head coaching hires, including moves from the New York Giants, Tennessee Titans and (eventually) the Indianapolis Colts.   While it appears the Oakland Raiders (Jon Gruden, right) and New York Giants (Pat Shurmur) hit a home run with their hires, other moves featured less established names in the coaching circles.   With the coaching carousel...

Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction

By Matt Josephs, 9 months 1 week ago
Detroit is on the edge of playoff contention while Chicago is trying to build momentum for 2018 behind rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. The Bears (4-9) are coming off of an impressive win in Cincinnati in which Jordan Howard did some solid work and the defense kept the Bengals in check. For the second straight game, Chicago's offense was turnover-free and managed to rack up more than...

Thanksgiving Day: Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction

By John Gworek, 10 months 5 days ago
So much has changed since the Vikings and Lions met on Oct. 1 in Minnesota. After a 14–7 Detroit win dropped Minnesota to 2–2, it looked like the NFC North might turn into a two-team race between the 3–1 Lions and 3–1 Packers. After all, those teams had Matthew Stafford and Aaron Rodgers, respectively. The Vikings had lost Sam Bradford and didn’t look like a threat...

Monday Night Football: Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction

By Tom Bowles, 10 months 2 weeks ago
One team has a healthy quarterback who can’t score in the red zone. The other has a quarterback still learning how to score, period.   But while Matthew Stafford may make the difference in his team’s playoff hopes, all eyes in Monday night’s NFL matchup between the Lions and Packers will be on Brett Hundley. The Packers' backup quarterback will make his second start...
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