Posts Tagged ‘Calvin Johnson’

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Peterson Races Vikings to 34-24 Win Over Lions

Adrian Peterson and the Vikings are not quite ready to give up on 2012 yet, as Sunday he carried the team to a huge 34-24 win over the Detroit Lions to improve to 6-4. Peterson raced 61 yards for the game-sealing touchdown midway through the fourth quarter. He wound up the day with 171 yards […]

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 […]

Gridiron Gab Week Nine Preview – Detroit at Jacksonville

Sunday the Lions will look for their second straight win, as they take on the Jaguars on the road down in Jacksonville vs the Jaguars. Last week at home, the Lions finally got a much needed win, topping the Seahawks. The Jags had the Pack on the ropes for part of the afternoon, but finally […]

Gridiron Gab Week Eight Preview – Seattle at Detroit

A season could be on the line for the Lions Sunday, as they play host to rookie QB Russell Wilson and the Seahawks at home in a critical week 8 game that they simply have to have. Sitting 2-4, Detroit has won just one home game this year, and if they want to get in […]

Gridiron Gab Week Seven Preview – Detroit at Chicago

By Chris Conger The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions face off tonight in a divisional game that will not doubt have playoff implications. The Lions are seriously lacking in quality depth at running back and Calvin Johnson has yet to find the end zone but once this season. It should be noted that the chemistry […]

Gridiron Gab Week Six Preview – Detroit at Philadelphia

The season so far hasn’t gone as planned for the 1-3 Lions, who now must get ready to come off the bye to face an Eagles team that has lost two of three with a win over the Giants in between. Detroit has lost three in a row since a season-opening 27-23 win over St. […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Two Kick Returns for Scores Lift Vikings to 20-13 Win Over Lions

Last week the Vikings beat up the 49ers with a combination of physical play on both offense and defense. Sunday in Detroit, it was the play of the special teams, responsible for 14 of the teams 20 points, that led the way as Minnesota moved to 3-1 with a 20-13 win over the Lions. Percy […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: 49’ers Hold Down Lions in 27-19 Win

Many people were not all that high on the Niners despite their opening day win over the Packers. A week later, make that two playoff teams the Niners have dispatched. Sunday night in their home opener, the Niners were once again very good on defense and solid on offense, topping the Detroit Lions 27-19 to […]