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5 Worst Quarterback Trades in NFL History
This offseason has produced three big-time quarterback trades, with the New York Jets trading Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers for a sixth-round draft pick in 2021 and a second and fourth-rounder in 2022. This comes...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
5 Best Quarterback Trades in NFL History
'Tis the season for quarterback trades in the NFL. Going into this week, there were already two big ones with the Los Angeles Rams sending two first-round picks, a third-round pick, and Jared Goff to the Detroit Lions for Matthew Stafford and...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Thanksgiving Day: Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions Prediction and Preview
For your (hopefully) socially distant Thanksgiving entertainment, the Houston Texans are traveling to the Motor City to take on the Detroit Lions. This is the 81st time since 1934 that the Lions will host a Thanksgiving Day game, their second...
Jake Rose
6 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 an amalgam of draft busts, journeymen, career backups, and former stars...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Detroit Lions Fantasy Football Team Names
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...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
This Day in Sports History: April 25
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...
Aaron Tallent
1 year ago
Matt Ryan
Thanksgiving Day was just the appetizer for Week 12 NFL and fantasy action. For the first time since Week 3 all 32 teams are in action, which means we still have 13 games to go between Sunday and Monday. Fantasy-wise, it also means that you...
Michael Horvath
5 years ago
Eddie Lacy
While there are plenty of things to be thankful for, one of them for football (and fantasy) fans is three games on Thanksgiving Day! And speaking of these three, oh-so-tasty matchups, what is a fantasy owner to do? While some decisions, like...
Michael Horvath
5 years ago
DeAngelo Williams
What an interesting week we just witnessed in the NFL and fantasy! Who had the Falcons losing to the 49ers and who had Devonta Freeman only getting 12 yards on 12 carries? Thank goodness he caught a touchdown! And what about the Titans beating...
Michael Horvath
5 years ago
Drew Brees
What a terrible week in the NFL, and likewise fantasy, for injuries. Just take a look at these names — Le’Veon Bell, Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Steve Smith Sr. —  all got hurt and weren’t able to finish their...
Michael Horvath
5 years ago
Jeremy Hill
Anything can happen on any given Sunday, we all know that and the unpredictability of each game is what makes playing fantasy football so fun. But wouldn’t it be nice to look ahead and see what is going to happen in Week 8 of the NFL season?...
Michael Horvath
5 years ago
Lamar Miller
As we look to close the book on Week 7 of the fantasy football season, let’s stop and take a moment of refection first. Let’s look back and see who had an outstanding fantasy game that helped propel your team to victory. And...
Michael Horvath
5 years ago
Tom Brady
Put your hand up if you had Gary Barnidge scoring more fantasy points last week than Rob Gronkowski? Anyone? How about Josh McCown throwing for 457 yards and two touchdowns? Or how about Adrian Peterson scoring zero fantasy points? Ah ha! Got you...
Michael Horvath
5 years ago
Devonta Freeman
Week 3 of this young NFL season is coming up, but first let’s take a look to see how my Week 2 bold predictions fared. I just took a look. You don’t want to see my bold Week 2 predictions. Seriously, don’t look them up. No...
Michael Horvath
5 years ago
Colin Kaepernick
Week 1 is in the books and it provided many surprises for fantasy owners as well as unbelievable frustration as well. Who would have guessed that guys like Marcus Mariota, Andy Dalton and Alex Smith would outscore supposed studs like Peyton Manning...
Michael Horvath
5 years ago
Golden Tate
The NFL season is right around the corner, and the NFC North is shaping up to be a competitive division for the upcoming season. The perennial powerhouse team in Green Bay is looking to be the Alpha of the division once again, but did lose top wide...
Josh Koop
5 years ago
Detroit was one of the final teams to commence training camp, as veterans reported on Sunday. The Lions are looking to improve upon an 11-5 season that ended in despair following a crushing 24-20 loss to the Cowboys in the Wild Card round. ...
Mike Bainbridge
5 years ago
As 2012 comes to a close, Athlon will count down the top individual performances in each major sport from the year, culminating with a full list of the top 50 performances of the year. It is important to remember that for the NFL, 2012 started...
Mark Ross
8 years ago
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...
Mark Ross
8 years ago
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...
Mark Ross
8 years ago
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...
Patrick Snow
8 years ago
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. Matthew...
Corby Yarbrough
8 years ago
The San Francisco 49ers dominating defense and methodical offense won for the second straight week, beating the Detroit Lions by the score of 27-19 in Candlestick Park. Jim Harbaugh’s club is looking like the early NFC favorite after defeating...
Patrick Snow
8 years ago
Some of the national attention will be on the two coaches when the San Francisco 49ers host the Detroit Lions Sunday night at 8:20pm EST on NBC, but the real story is a solid NFC matchup between two postseason teams with high goals for this...
Patrick Snow
8 years ago
As every fantasy football player knows there's a lot of risk that goes into drafting certain players. If the players make it on the field, your fantasy team will thrive. If they're hit with an injury, you're in trouble. Here's a look at 20 NFL...
Nathan Rush
8 years ago

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