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Calvin Johnson Now Has the All-Time, Single-Season Record For Most Receiving Yards

A 26-yard 4th-quarter reception against the Atlanta Falcons gave Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson 1871 yards on the season, a new NFL record. UPDATE: He ended the night with 1892. The original record was 1848 yards by Jerry Rice in 1995 with the San Francisco 49ers. Megatron led the NFL in receiving yards last year […]

Time for the Lions to Get Some Answers From Mayhew and Schwartz

By Matt Tropman The Lions won the game against the Texans on Thanksgiving, but ended up with another mark in the “L” column thanks to a foolish replay rule and Jim Schwartz’ hasty red flag. Nevertheless, the season’s playoff aspirations, which were on life support already, were officially declared dead last Thursday. After an exciting […]

Goodell Says It’s Not Easy to Say if Lions DT Suh Kicked Texans QB Schaub on Purpose

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke out on today about the latest case involving Lions DT Ndamukong Suh. The Commish says that it’s not easy to try and judge on if Suh tried on purpose to kick Texans QB Matt Schaub in the *ahem* groin area during Thursday’s OT loss to Houston. Goodell met with reporters […]

Coach Jim Schwartz’s Screw Up Hurts in Lions 34-31 OT Loss to Houston

All things looked good for a solid portion of Thanksgiving Day for the Lions. Then the bottom dropped out, and then even when it looked like they would get bailed out, their own coach did them in. Lions coach Jim Schwartz threw a challenge flag when he didn’t need to, allowing the Houston Texans a […]

Gridiron Gab Week Twelve Preview – Houston at Detroit

The Texans will look to extend their winning streak Thursday as they head to Ford Field to take on the Lions in the first of three Thanksgiving Day games. On paper, this looks like a battle of two pretty good offensive clubs, but the Lions have yet to really show it this season. Detroit is […]

Packers Stay Rolling; Top Lions 24-20 for Fifth Win in a Row

It wasn’t easy, but the roll the Packers have been on as of late continued Sunday as they topped the Lions in Detroit 24-20. Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes, including a 22-yarder to Randall Cobb with 1:55 left, and the Packers came through with their 5th win in a row. The Pack sealed the […]

Gridiron Gab Week Eleven Preview – Green Bay at Detroit

The Pack are thinking about a big second half, and their bye week got them a little bit more healthy as they begin that second half run that they hope will end in a division title. This week they travel to the Motor City to take on the Lions, who last week had a shot […]

Gridiron Gab Week Ten Preview – Detroit at Minnesota

Two teams going in different directions will take to the field Sunday in a NFC North battle, as the Lions travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. It’s the second matchup between the two teams this season, the first time around the Vikings won in Ford Field, stopping the Lions offense and scoring seconds […]