Posts Tagged ‘kevin smith’

Gridiron Gab Week Four Preview – Minnesota at Detroit

Last week the Minnesota Vikings came out with an aggressive game plan at home vs the Niners, and it paid off as they got to 2-1 on the year with a rather dominating 24-13 win. This week they try to push their mark to 3-1 as they head to Detroit, where the Lions need a […]

Five Winners From NFL Week One

1. Peyton Manning Broncos – A great outing by the new Broncos QB, when running the no-huddle, he looked like his old self, and was a key factor in the Broncos 31-19 win over the Steelers. If he can stay healthy – look out. 2. Kevin Smith Lions – All day the Lions had to […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Lions Rally In Final Seconds for 27-23 Win Over Rams

Last season the Lions had a knack for comeback wins. It took them one week into 2012 to bring the magic back, rallying for a last second four-point win over the Rams. Matthew Stafford , who had one of his worst games in a long time, got the job done in the end, as the […]

Gridiron Gab Week One Preview: St.Louis at Detroit

The Rams have a new look with head coach Jeff Fisher, and he and his team will look to get off to a quick start Sunday when they head to Motown to take on the Lions and Matthew Stafford. Detroit was a playoff team last season, and Stafford was outstanding, throwing for tons of yards […]

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 vs. Packers Preview

Thanksgiving Day has always been associated with the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, as they have faced off more frequently than any other teams since the NFL adopted the game.  The most memorable matchup on Thanksgiving came in 1962 when the Lions beat the 10-0 Packers, handing them their only loss of the season.  […]

Kevin Smith named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Lions running back Kevin Smith has been named the NFC’s Offensive Player of the Week, the team announced on Tuesday. Smith had 16 carries for 140 yards and two touchdowns, and four receptions for 61 yards and a touchdown, in the Lions’ 49-35 win over the Panthers on Sunday. A 2008 third-round pick out of Central […]

Week 11 NFL Review

  TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS 26 @ GREEN BAY PACKERS 35 BUCS: Tampa gave the Packers a run for their money but in the end it was the play of E.J. Biggers which cost them. Biggers committed two big penalties early in the 4th which led to a Packers score and was then burned by Jordy Nelson which put the game out […]