Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

3rd Time’s the Charm – Lions Nick Fairley Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Former 1st round pick Nick Fairley was pulled over for speeding thru a neighborhood after residents called cops. Cops then searched Fairley’s car and found marijuana. Fairley was charged with a second degree misdemeanor, reported by AL.com. Fairley’s mug shot was online and said he was no longer in custody. This arrest was the third […]

Lions Put Up A Fight; Fall To Packers In Shootout 45-41

First things first, Green Bay did not “rest their starters” they rested some of their starters, while the Lions were missing several of theirs due to injury in their 45-41 loss on Sunday.  Obviously, Aaron Rodgers being on the sideline was huge, but every other healthy starter on offense played.  The Lions came into this […]

Suh Blocked FG, Stafford to Johnson Connection Lead Lions Comeback Over Oakland 28-27

Ndamukong Suh returned and made his presence felt. Suh blocked a potential game-winning 65-yard field goal attempt by Sebastian Janikowski preserving Matthew Stafford’s impressive comeback to help lift the Detroit Lions in triumphing the Oakland Raiders 28-27 on Sunday. “For me it’s just a great opportunity to be on the football field,” Suh said. “That’s just the […]

Has the Lions secondary shown steady improvement?

In years past, this time of the year was devoted to draft research and speculation as the Lions played out the string.  Despite the Lions being in the thick of the playoff race, I have indulged in the guilty pleasure of very premature mock drafts. While checking out some of the Lions’ projected picks, I […]

NFL Gridiron Gab Week 15 Preview: Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders

The playoff hunt is in full swing heading into Week 15 with the Lions holding the sixth seed just ahead of the self-destructing Bears and Cowboys.  Ironically, it seems that the sixth seed is destined to go to the team that self destructs least, rather than the team that plays the best over the next […]

Lions get the break this time around against Minnesota

The Lions escaped yesterday’s game with a win, but of course a Lions’ win wouldn’t be complete without negative media attention to follow.  The Facemask Heard Round the World is receiving plenty of media attention and more derision towards the Lions, as if it is their fault the officials missed the facemask.  However, in all […]

Stafford, Lions barely beat Vikings in wild 34-28 thriller

Vikings backup quarterback Joe Webb fumbled deep in Detroit territory in the final seconds, and the Lions escaped with a 34-28 victory over Minnesota on Sunday. Linebacker DeAndre Levy appeared to get away with grabbing Webb’s facemask before the fumble. Matthew Stafford threw for two scores in the first quarter to give Detroit one of its three-touchdown leads. But the […]

Brilliant Brees, Saints silence Lions at Superdome 31-17

Drew Brees passed for 342 yards and three touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints won their fourth straight, 31-17 over the Detroit Lions on Sunday night. Brees’ performance gave him 4,031 yards on the season, making him the first quarterback in NFL history to eclipse the 4,000-yard mark in the first 12 games of a season. His touchdown passes went […]