Archive for the ‘Detroit Lions’ Category

Strong defensive effort carries to Lions to 1st win

Monday, September 24th, 2018

A day after their first win of the season, the change in the mood of the previously winless Detroit Lions was evident. In one corner of the locker room, linebacker Marquis Flowers and running back LeGarrette Blount engaged in a heated debate over whether Kobe Bryant or LeBron James was the greater basketball player. ''Just coming in today, it was a little bit different,'' Lions wide receiver Golden Tate said.

Patriots’ Gronkowski threatened to retire if traded to Lions

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Five-time Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski has confirmed he threatened to retire if the New England Patriots traded him to the Detroit Lions this offseason. Ahead of the two teams facing each other on Sunday night, a report emerged that New England had attempted to deal Gronkowski to Detroit, whose new head coach is former Pats defensive coordinator Matt Patricia. Gronkowski, 29, had hinted he might retire after Super Bowl LII in February and stressed that would have been the case had he been traded.

NFL: Brady and Patriots crash to back-to-back defeats

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

The stuttering New England Patriots were stunned and left licking their wounds for a second successive week after losing 26-10 to the Detroit Lions. After going down to the Jacksonville Jaguars in week two of the NFL, New England's flaws were exposed again on Sunday, including the lack of targets for veteran star quarterback Tom Brady. Meanwhile, Detroit took one of their weakest areas and turned it into a reason to celebrate.

Kerryon Johnson highlights | Week 3

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Watch the Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson highlights from his matchup against the New England Patriots in Week 3.

Lions dominate ball, shut down stagnant Patriots offense in 26-10 win

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

The New England Patriots surge never arrived Sunday night against the Detroit Lions. Through the first 25 minutes of play, the Lions were dominant. They had outgained New England in yards from scrimmage, 196-13, held onto the ball for 20:46 compared to

Patriots defense calls out exact play Lions will run right before ball is snapped

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

The Pats defense was able to sniff out a Lions play call. The Patriots may have exposed a flaw in Detroit’s offense Sunday night, as the team appeared to call out a Lions play just before the ball was snapped. The play call in question took place as the Lions were driving into Patriots territory.

James Jones defends Bill Belichick for not high-fiving Lions fans | The Checkdown

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

NFL Network's James Jones defends New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick for not high-fiving any Detroit Lions fans prior to their Week 3 game.

Patriots’ Josh Gordon inactive against Lions, delaying debut

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

DETROIT (AP) -- New England wide receiver Josh Gordon is inactive against the Detroit Lions on Sunday night, delaying his debut with the Patriots. Gordon was listed as questionable with a hamstring injury. He was limited in practice after being acquired

New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon plays catch prior to Patriots’ Sunday night game

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

New England Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon warms up on the field prior to the Week 3 contest against the Detroit Lions.

Josh Gordon won’t make Patriots debut against Lions

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Josh Gordon has been officially ruled out for Sunday night’s game between the New England Patriots and Detroit Lions. (AP) Sunday night would have been a big stage for Josh Gordon to make his debut for the New England Patriots, but we won’t see the newest