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Detroit Lions: Three things you should know about Corey Fuller

If you missed the Detroit Lions defeating the New Orleans Saints in the final two minutes of last week’s game, you might be unaware that Corey Fuller is the new star in town. Fuller scored a 5-yard touchdown with 1:43 left in the game that gave the Detroit Lions a one point victory. While we forgive those who are still unaware of some of the biggest football news of the weekend...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Detroit Lions visit historic monument on London road trip

Some NFL teams would rather not cross the pond and play in London thanks to the time zone difference, but who in their right mind could resist visiting all those historic monuments? The Detroit Lions have the right idea. They’re embracing their European road trip and taking photos along the way. Today the team’s official Twitter account posted several photos around England, including...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate deemed one of Week 7′s biggest studs

Nearly midway through the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson Travels To London

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson is in London with the team, but it's still no gaurantee that he'll play in Week 8.Fantasy Spin:With the Lions on bye in Week 9, it's more likely that he'll sit again this weekend to be 100 percent down the road.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions interested in rugby star Jarryd Hayne?

Jim Caldwell didn't exactly shoot it down when asked Monday if the Detroit Lions are one of the teams reportedly interested in Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne. "I can't tell you much about that," Caldwell said at his weekly news conference. "I mean, I know who he is, obviously, but I don't know what I'm supposed to tell you. I have no knowledge...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: News, stats and stars from the Saints game

The Detroit Lions scored 14 points in the final four minutes to beat the New Orleans Saints 24-23 on Sunday. Calvin Johnson didn’t play and the running game struggled once again, but the Lions found a way to steal this one with some late-game heroics from Golden Tate, Glover Quin and Corey Fuller. Detroit outscored the Saints 21-6 across the game’s final 21:19 to complete the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions must see national confidence level after wild Week 7

Another wild week in the NFL means the playoff picture (as crazy at that sounds) is starting to come into focus. Some teams who started hot are cooling off, while others are clawing their way back in the race. Along the way, the list of contenders and the batch of pretenders continues to be easier to point out. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions Signing Veteran TE Kellen Davis

Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Lions are signing veteran TE Kellen Davis to a contract on Monday. Detroit recently brought in Davis for a workout, so this doesn’t come as a huge surprise, especially when you consider that first-round pick TE Eric Ebron is dealing with a hamstring injury and was inactive last week along with Joseph Fauria. Davis has...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions to give Rugby Star Jarryd Hayne NFL trial

The Detroit Lions have reportedly emerged as one of six NFL teams interested in Jarryd Hayne, after the player quit the NRL to attempt a career in American football. A recommendation from Detroit running back Reggie Bush has spurned the Lions into action. “He actually looks like an NFL running back,” Bush said. “Looks like he could come play with us tomorrow. He’s fast, strong...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Matthew Stafford Throws Amazing Fake Block

Watch: Matthew Stafford Throws Amazing Fake Block Detroit Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford shows off his versatility here throwing this fake block attempt against New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Parys Haralson. Helluva fake block by Matthew Stafford. Yeah, he's not going up against Parys Haralson. https://t.co/ZcMC4hayPn — Josh Katzowitz (@joshkatzowitz) October ...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate gives fantastic response to Percy Harvin trade

The Seattle Seahawks let WR Golden Tate walk and test the free agency market without even thinking twice. There were rumors of dissension and locker room incidents between Tate and other members of the team, including WR Percy Harvin and QB Russell Wilson. Lance Zierlein of Sports Talk 790 touched on some of that on Twitter....
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate has funny reaction to Percy Harvin trade

At first glance, the Percy Harvin trade may have come as a surprise, but as details continue to surface, it seems like the Seahawks really didn’t have much of a choice. Harvin, reportedly, was a major distraction in the locker room, even getting in several physical confrontations with teammates. One of those teammates was Golden Tate, who now plays with the Lion, and he subtlety...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three keys to beating the New Orleans Saints in week 7

The Detroit Lions (4-2) will host the New Orleans Saints (2-3) this Sunday at 1:00 p.m. ET. The game will be played at Ford Field and aired on FOX. This game will go one of two ways. The Detroit Lions will either play up to their talent level or they will struggle to produce a strong offense and it will lead to a close game that they will likely lose. Colin Cowherd put it best when...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Lions the kings of the NFC North?

How do we figure out the Detroit Lions? The Lions have been at or near the bottom of the barrel in the NFC North for many years, and are typically considered an easy couple of wins by their divisional rivals when the schedule comes out each year. But ever since quarterback Matthew Stafford came to town to throw to Calvin Johnson and the team started drafting defensive linemen instead...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Prater: I haven't had a drink in six weeks

The Detroit Lions organization found itself in a dire situation after the team had no choice but to cut Alex Henery after the kicker missed all three field goal attempts in Detroit’s 17-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills last Sunday. It left the team this week scrambling to find a replacement for Henery, who the […] The post New Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater says he hasn’t had...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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