Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Ndamukong Suh putting Lions “in a bad position”

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz spoke very highly of controversial defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh after Tuesday’s practice but couldn’t defend him, according to Anwar Richardson of “Obviously, it hurts to lose any player for two games, much less a player like Ndamukong Suh,” Schwartz said. “But there is accountability for our actions. That’s a […]

Rodgers, Robinson make Fantasy owners happy on Thanksgiving

GREEN BAY PACKERS 27 @ DETROIT LIONS 15 PACKERS: After a slow start, Aaron Rodgers was able to open things up in the second half. Rodgers 307 yard, two-touchdown performance now has him with 2+ scores in every game this season. James Starks did make a brief return, but exited early after making the start then tweaking his ankle. […]

Lions Narrowly Prevail; Beat Buccaneers 27-20

It was a lot closer than it needed to be, but the Lions hang on in Tampa to secure their first win of the 2011 season.  The Lions dominated the first three quarters in all phases, but then allowed the Bucs to creep back into the game during a sloppy fourth quarter.  The Lions started […]

Gridiron Gab NFL Week One Preview – Detroit at Tampa Bay

The Lions enter a season with momentum and expectations for the first time in years, their opponent is in a similar situation as well.  The Buccaneers took huge strides last year and if not for the Lions, would have made a return to the playoffs.  The Bucs were win number two in the Lions’ four […]

2011 Division Previews: NFC North

NFL’s Most Athletically Gifted Tight End NFC South NFC West 1. Green Bay Packers (11-5) – I’m as big a Tom Brady fanatic there is, but Aaron Rodgers is the game’s best quarterback at this moment in time.  It helps he can make plays on the run when the pocket collapses, which often happens, behind […]

Lions Rookie RB LeShoure Tears Achilles Tendon

Second Round Draft Pick From Illinois Tim Twentyman reported via Twitter that Mikel LeShoure tore his Achilles’ tendon and will miss the 2011 season.  Per Coach Schwartz, LeShoure is expected to have surgery tomorrow. LeShoure’s injury is a huge blow to the Lions’ offense as they now need to fill the short yardage and four […]

Source: Lions Re-Sign DE Avril

Under-The-Radar Cliff On a defensive line overshadowed by Ndamukong Suh and rookie Nick Fairley, the Purdue product has been productive in the Motor City. The Lions made sure his productivity would stay in Detroit, as Avril inked a one-year restricted free-agent tender with the team. Avril, the club’s third round draft pick in 2008, posted […]

Source: Lions, 1st Round Pick Fairley Come To Terms

13th Overall Pick From Auburn Let the intimidation begin. Everyone is talking about the Detroit Lions, especially their ferocious defensive line. One of the players who they are talking about – rookie first rounder Nick Fairley. The defensive tackle signed a four-year deal worth $10 million (all guaranteed), with a signing bonus of $5.7 million, […]