Category: Detroit Lions

Russell Wilson Says Nothing Has Surprised Him During His Rookie Season

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Russell Wilson is one of several rookie quarterbacks who have exceeded expectations early in 2012. But can the undersized Wilson keep it up as the Seahawks look to make a playoff push? He'll have to win some tough games, including this Sunday's road matchup with the Detroit Lions. Russell Wilson joined ...

Jim Schwartz Believes Detroit Lions Can Turn Things Around Despite 2-4 Start

Friday, October 26th, 2012

The Detroit Lions appeared to be on the up and up when they made the playoffs a year ago, losing a shootout there to the New Orleans Saints. But it's been an uphill road for Jim Schwartz's team to start the 2012 season. The Lions failed to score in the ...

Jay Cutler Says Ndamukong Suh Hit Was Clean: “I’m Fine With It”

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

The Bears came through and got a victory Monday night against division-rival Detroit, but everyone's talking about the controversial smack Ndamukong Suh laid on Jay Cutler near the end of the first half. Most figured Cutler was seriously injured, but he ended up back in the game to start the ...

Nate Burleson: Calvin Johnson “Could Easily Be A Diva And Nobody Would Be Mad”

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

The Detroit Lions were on the verge of falling to 1-4 late in the fourth quarter last week at Lincoln Financial Field. Detroit was dealing with a double-digit deficit in the final four minutes on the road, but the Lions came alive late, scoring twice in the final minutes to ...

Brandon Marshall Is Maturing On And Off The Field, Believes Bears Have Established Their Identity

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

The Brandon Marshall you are seeing line up for the Chicago Bears on Sundays is very different from the one you saw on the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins. He even admits to it. The game was completely different for the wide receiver five years ago and having Borderline Personality Disorder ...

Jim Schwartz Says the Lions Have the Talent to Turn Their Season Around

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

The Detroit Lions are the most disappointing team in the NFL so far this season. After a come-from-behind win in week one against the St. Louis Rams, it looked like the Lions dodged a bullet and they would be able to channel some of the late game magic that they ...

Matthew Stafford and the Lions Are Focused on One Thing: The Tennessee Titans This Weekend

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions are falling into a bad habit. In the first two games of the season the offense has come out flat and they haven’t found their rhythm until late in the game. In week one, the team was able to overcome a slow start thanks ...

Jim Harbaugh Isn’t Getting Into The Hype Surrounding His Rematch With Jim Schwartz

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

It was one of the more awkward moments of last season. After the San Francisco 49ers beat the Detroit Lions, Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz met at midfield and Harbaugh, the Niners' coach, infamously "shook his hand too hard." Schwartz responded by chasing him toward the tunnel. Just two weeks into ...

Steven Jackson Encouraged the Rams Hung with Lions Despite Mistakes

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

The St. Louis Rams nearly pulled off an upset in Detroit Sunday, and it had little to do with their best offensive player, Steven Jackson. The veteran back was stuffed time and again by the Lions' defensive front, but a few mistakes from the Detroit offense kept St. Louis in ...

Detroit Lions Coach Jim Schwartz Isn’t Concerned With Offensive Balance

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Matthew Stafford threw for nearly 10 times more yards last year than he threw for in 2010. Sure, that's a little bit deceiving considering he played just three games during his second year in the league, but the Detroit Lions quarterback followed it up with one of the most prolific ...