Lions dominate from start, cruise past Giants

/ Sep 19, 2017

Lions dominate from start, cruise past Giants

So far, so good for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions. Eli Manning and the New York Giants are heading in the opposite direction. Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return and the Lions beat ...

Stafford, Lions agree to $135 million extension

/ Aug 29, 2017

Stafford, Lions agree to $135 million extension

Matthew Stafford has made a home in the Motor City, leading the Detroit Lions on the field and becoming a first-time father with twin girls earlier this year. "Aggressive start," Stafford recently cracked. The Lions, likewise, made an aggressive move to keep their franchise quarterback around ...

Patriots win but lose Edelman

/ Aug 26, 2017

Patriots win but lose Edelman

The New England Patriots may have a new challenge to overcome when they begin defending their Super Bowl title in less than two weeks. Julian Edelman, who led the team in receptions and yards receiving last year, limped off the field with an injured right ...

Lions superstar Johnson announces retirement

/ Mar 9, 2016

Lions superstar Johnson announces retirement

Calvin Johnson, one the most spectacular receivers in NFL history, retired from the Detroit Lions on Tuesday, rekindling memories of the way superstar running back Barry Sanders quietly stepped away from football. The 30-year-old Johnson called it a career after nine seasons filled with highlight-reel ...

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 yards ...

/ 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 Martin ...

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. Dalton connected with ...

/ 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 coach ...

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 fortunate," Seattle ...

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 was named ...

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 rewriting ...