Manziel makes solid debut for Browns

Aug 10, 2014

Manziel makes solid debut for Browns

Johnny Manziel took off up the middle, slipping between a couple defensive linemen and racing through the open field. Then — perhaps most importantly — he finished the 16-yard run with a smooth, feet-first slide across the turf at Ford Field. “The times I ...

Lions postpone negotiations with Suh until after season

Jul 29, 2014

Lions postpone negotiations with Suh until after season

The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season. Suh is entering the final season of his contract, and team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew said before practice Monday that negotiations are being ...

Longtime Lions owner Ford passes away at 88

Mar 10, 2014

Longtime Lions owner Ford passes away at 88

William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 88. Ford Motor Co. said in a statement Sunday that Ford died of pneumonia at his home in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Ford ...

Jan 15, 2014

Lions hire Caldwell

Jim Caldwell got a ringing endorsement from one of his mentors when Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew was doing his homework. The Lions hired Caldwell on Tuesday to replace fired coach Jim Schwartz, ending a search that included a telephone conversation between Mayhew ...

Tucker's six FGs sink Lions

Dec 17, 2013

Tucker's six FGs sink Lions

Justin Tucker’s powerful leg kicked the Super Bowl champions into playoff gear. Tucker made six field goals, including a franchise-record 61-yarder with 38 seconds left that lifted the Baltimore Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions in a Monday night matchup with ...

Eagles plow through Lions

Dec 9, 2013

Eagles plow through Lions

Once LeSean McCoy put his head down and ran straight ahead instead of juking and jiving, no one could stop him. McCoy ran for a franchise-best 217 yards, including touchdowns of 57 and 40 yards, and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame two TD returns by ...

Lions roar back, rout Packers

Nov 29, 2013

Lions roar back, rout Packers

Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush did their part to keep the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in the game. Stafford turned the ball over a few times and Bush did once. Instead of crumbling and losing confidence, both players bounced back and helped the ...