Lions hold on to beat Saints

Dec 22, 2015

Lions hold on to beat Saints

For all the arm talent Matthew Stafford has displayed in his seven NFL seasons, it was his efficiency and decision-making that sparked the Detroit Lions to a big lead and helped prevent them from squandering it. Stafford completed 22 of 25 passes for 254 ...

Nov 20, 2015

Lions name Wood new president

The Detroit Lions have appointed Rod Wood as the team’s new president. He’ll oversee the business side of the organization and report directly to owner Martha Firestone Ford. The Lions are overhauling their front office after firing team president Tom Lewand and general manager ...

Dalton, Bengals blast Browns

Nov 6, 2015

Dalton, Bengals blast Browns

Andy Dalton plopped down in the chair and didn’t even wait for the first question. “A little different from last year, huh?” he said, his eyes widening. Different in every way — not only the Bengals quarterback, but for his still unbeaten team, too. ...

Oct 27, 2015

Lions fire Lombardi, two assistants

The Detroit Lions fired offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi and offensive line coaches Jeremiah Washburn and Terry Heffernan on Monday, a day after the team dropped another game in a listless performance against the Minnesota Vikings. The team announced the moves a few hours after ...

Chancellor's punch saves Seahawks

Oct 6, 2015

Chancellor's punch saves Seahawks

With one big punch, Kam Chancellor showed his importance to the Seattle Seahawks. With one little touch, K.J. Wright provided another Monday night controversy in the same end zone where the infamous “Fail Mary” took place. “Now that you look at it, we we’re ...

Former Lions running back Farr dies at 70

Aug 4, 2015

Former Lions running back Farr dies at 70

Mel Farr, the Detroit Lions’ running back who rushed for over 3,000 yards in seven NFL seasons, has died. He was 70. A Lions spokesman said Farr’s son confirmed his father died Monday. Farr spent his entire NFL career with Detroit, from 1967-73. He ...

NFL Hall of Famer, humanitarian Sanders dies at 68

Jul 3, 2015

NFL Hall of Famer, humanitarian Sanders dies at 68

Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit’s blue-collar roots. Fans adored his gritty work ethic. Teammates embraced his leadership. Coaches found him to be a prized pupil and a talented teacher. And when Detroit’s booming economy became the American standard, Sanders was ...

Suh set for free agency after Lions pass on tag

Mar 3, 2015

Suh set for free agency after Lions pass on tag

Ndamukong Suh can test the open market when free agency begins March 10 after the Detroit Lions did not use the franchise tag on the star defensive tackle. The deadline for teams to designate franchise or transition players came and went Monday, and the ...

Cowboys cage Lions

Jan 5, 2015

Cowboys cage Lions

Face-down on the turf, Tony Romo pounded his hands into the ground like a petulant child. Frustrated by yet another season-ending failure? Far from it. The Dallas quarterback was celebrating after giving the Cowboys the lead in a stirring playoff comeback. Romo threw two ...

Packers put clamps on Lions to win NFC North title

Dec 29, 2014

Packers put clamps on Lions to win NFC North title

Green Bay’s franchise quarterback is limping into the playoffs with a smile. Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to Randall Cobb, Eddie Lacy gashed Detroit’s defense for 100 yards, and the Packers celebrated a fourth straight NFC North title with a 30-20 victory Sunday. ...

Eagles soar past Cowboys

Nov 28, 2014

Eagles soar past Cowboys

LeSean McCoy threw open his arms just before crossing the goal line on a touchdown run that essentially put away another big win over the Dallas Cowboys. While Philadelphia didn’t walk off with a playoff berth in hand after beating the Cowboys 33-10 on ...