Archive for the ‘Detroit Lions’ Category

Reaction to Bears’ momentous win over Lions

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Matt Eurich of the Chicago Bears on 247Sports breaks down the team's 34-22 win over the Detroit Lions.

Bears get Khalil Mack back for game with Lions

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Khalil Mack will save some secrets for the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field. Asked if he would be 100 percent healthy or hindered by the sprained right ankle he suffered Oct. 14, the Chicago Bears' pass rusher smiled on Friday, but hedged. ''You want me to give up everything?'' Mack said.

Herman Moore: Lions Have Little Hope of Battling for NFC North Title

Friday, November 9th, 2018

The Detroit Lions are only two games back in the NFC North at the halfway point of the season. So why is Herman Moore skeptical of his former team's ability to compete for the division title?

Could Matt Stafford Contract Come Back to Bite the Lion?

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Herman Moore thinks Matt Stafford's massive contract may become a hinderance as the team grapples with another lost season and an impending rebuild.

Lions’ Matthew Stafford: ‘I don’t need to answer to Rich Gannon’ after the former QB rips him

Friday, November 9th, 2018

The Lions have lost two in a row, falling to 3-5, traded their most consistent offensive player in Golden Tate, and rookie head coach Matt Patricia unprofessionally called out a reporter’s professionalism because of poor posture. Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws a pass during the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Rich Gannon, now a commentator on CBS Sports and Sirius XM NFL radio, made some harsh comments about Lions longtime quarterback Matthew Stafford this week, saying that Stafford’s lack of production early in games is a big reason Detroit is struggling.

Bears eye rare win over Lions, end of skid against division

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

The Chicago Bears have a rare opportunity to beat the Detroit Lions and pick up a victory over an NFC North opponent. The division-leading Bears have a chance to check off two more boxes when they host the struggling Lions on Sunday. Since the start of the 2014 season, Chicago is 4-21 against the NFC North.

Mitchell Trubisky, Bears’ offense maintaining focus

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears' offense refuse to become mired in mistakes or popular assessments. Trubisky long ago ditched social media to focus his attention on operating coach Matt Nagy's new offense, and the result has been a 5-3 record and first place in the NFC North at the midpoint. While the Bears' defense is generally regarded as the major reason for Chicago's rise from last place, Trubisky sees the offense making stready strides forward heading into Sunday's divisional battle with the Detroit Lions.

Eagles claim Cre’von LeBlanc off waivers from Lions, waive Dexter McDougle

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

The Philadelphia Eagles claimed cornerback Cre’von LeBlanc off waivers from the Detroit Lions on Monday. To clear a roster spot, the Eagles waived veteran cornerback Dexter McDougle. Since the trade deadline has passed, all players must clear waivers before becoming a free agent.

Lions fall to bottom of NFC North after loss to Vikings

Monday, November 5th, 2018

The Detroit Lions have fallen into last place in the NFC North and there are signs they may have a hard time getting back into the division race. When coach Matt Patricia met with reporters on Monday, he didn't wait for their questions on his team's 24-9 loss to division rival Minnesota. ''There's a lot of corrections to be made, a lot of things we obviously have got to do better,'' Patricia said in his opening remarks.

Lions fire special teams coordinator Joe Marciano

Monday, November 5th, 2018

The struggling Lions have made a coaching staff change. Joe Marciano has been fired as special teams coordinator. “Tonight I spoke to Joe and informed him of my decision to relieve him of his responsibilities with our team,” Lions head coach Matt Patricia said in a statement.