Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Banged-up Eagles ready for Lions’ visit

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The Philadelphia Eagles will look to rebound from their first loss and a rash of injuries when they host the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Not only did the Eagles fall to 1-1 with a hard-fought 24-20 loss on the road to the Atlanta Falcons, but they also will have to reconfigure their gameplan with a number of key players lost. Defensive tackle Malik Jackson already has been ruled out for the season with a Lisfranc injury.

Injury-plagued Eagles cancel practice, hold walkthrough

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

With two games in five days coming up, the Philadelphia Eagles eased into preparations. Coach Doug Pederson canceled practice Wednesday and the injury-plagued team held a walkthrough instead. Wide receivers DeSean Jackson and Alshon Jeffery, tight end Dallas Goedert, running back Corey Clement and defensive tackle Tim Jernigan were hurt in a 24-20 loss at Atlanta.

Next time you want to call NFL players pampered or greedy, remember this C.J. Anderson story

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Phone pressed to his ear, bad news pouring in, C.J. Anderson silently shook my hand and offered a forced smile as he walked away. We had just done a 30-minute presentation at the Aspen Institute's Project Play Summit here, a workshop designed to improve youth sports and encourage children to continue participating in them. The Detroit Lions running back had shared his remarkable personal story, which involved growing up in Vallejo, Calif.

Big Interview: Calvin Johnson trailer

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson opens up about his retirement, the lack of support from his former team, concussions, cannabis and more. Watch the full Big Interview on SI TV.

Lions vs. Eagles preview | Week 3

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Here's what you need to know before the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles matchup in Week 3 of the 2019 NFL season. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on FOX

Browns place backup QB Drew Stanton on injured reserve

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Browns backup quarterback Drew Stanton has been placed on injured reserve. Stanton, who has been listed as No. on Cleveland's depth chart behind Baker Mayfield, injured his knee during practice last week.

Jeff Garcia, like Joe Staley, broke fibula, explains recovery timeline

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

That's because stalwart left tackle Joe Staley suffered a broken left fibula, which he says will keep him out the next six to eight weeks. NBC Sports Bay Area's Jeff Garcia knows a thing or two about a broken fibula, having suffered the same injury in a 2005 preseason game with the Detroit Lions, and he revealed on 49ers Postgame Live following the victory that Staley's true recovery time might, in fact, be considerably longer. "It took me a good eight weeks of just recovering, healing, when I thought I could step back out on the field, and I rushed it."

Kenny Golladay’s best catches from 117-yard game | Week 2

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

See the highlights from Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay in Week 2 against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Stafford, Lions come from behind to beat Chargers

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Kenny Golladay caught a 31-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions won their home opener 13-10 over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Stafford completed 22 of 30 passes for 245 yards and two touchdowns. Golladay caught eight passes for 117 yards for the Lions (1-0-1).

Stafford overcomes mistakes to help Lions top Chargers 13-10

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead, 31-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay midway through the fourth quarter and Darius Slay made an interception in the end zone with 1:03 left, allowing the Detroit Lions to beat the Los Angeles Chargers 13-10 Sunday despite a slew of mistakes. Detroit (1-0-1) overcame Stafford's two interceptions, Slay giving up a lot of receptions and Matt Prater missing an extra point and a field goal. The Chargers (1-1) were in a position to attempt a 45-yard field goal to tie the game, but Philip Rivers tried to force a pass to Keenan Allen and Slay picked it off.