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Durkin: NFC North Free Agency Update — Focus Is On Defense

The Packers have filled some needs but still need a safety.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

Detroit Lions Owner William Clay Ford Sr. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Lions Owner William Clay Ford Dies At 88

William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 88.

03/09/2014

Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: The Marc Trestman Effect

Jay Cutler has shown as much improvement in Year 1 as any QB whom Marc Trestman has ever coached.

670 The Score–02/27/2014

Matthew Stafford (left, with hat on backwards!) (Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Mike Ditka To Matthew Stafford: Stop Wearing Hat Backwards

Mike Ditka likes Matthew Stafford, but the coach has some important fashion advice for the Detroit Lions quarterback.

02/18/2014

Jim Caldwell. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Lions Hire Jim Caldwell As Head Coach

The Lions ended their head coaching search Tuesday by hiring Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell to the position.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2014

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. (Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Suh Voted Most Feared Player In NFL

Already the most disliked player in the NFL, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh can add “most feared player in the NFL” to his resume.

670 The Score–01/10/2014

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Silverman: Bucs Have That Old, Lovie Feeling

Lovie Smith is back in business in the NFL.

670 The Score–01/02/2014

Jim Schwartz. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Lions Fire Head Coach Jim Schwartz

And just like that, the Lions have fired head coach Jim Schwartz.

670 The Score–12/30/2013

Matthew Stafford. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Stafford Takes Heavy Blame For Lions’ Fall

There’s plenty of blame to go around for the Detroit Lions’ fall from the NFC North driver’s seat to a Week 17 game with no playoff implications.

670 The Score–12/26/2013

Jim Schwartz. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Schwartz Regrets Yelling Back At Fans

Jim Schwartz’s emotions have gotten the best of him at least a few times publicly as coach of the Detroit Lions.

670 The Score–12/24/2013

Matthew Stafford. (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Doyel: Time To Label Stafford What He Is – A Bust

Question: Is former No. 1 overall draft pick Matthew Stafford a bust? Answer: Sure he is.

670 The Score–12/23/2013

Safety Major Wright attempts to tackle running back Bryce Brown of the Philadelphia Eagles. (Credit: Rich Schultz, Getty)

Lindholm: Bears Historically Bad On Sunday Night

The Bears set several standards of futility in their 54-11 loss to the Eagles Sunday evening.

670 The Score–12/23/2013

Andre Brown of the New York Giants tries to get around the tackle of Louis Delmas of the Detroit Lions . (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Lions 23-20 In OT On Josh Brown’s FG

Josh Brown’s 45-yard field goal on the third drive of overtime lifted the New York Giants to a 23-20 win over Detroit on Sunday and eliminated the Lions from postseason contention.

12/22/2013

Cam Newton. (Credit: Chris Graythen, Getty)

Durkin: Week 16 NFL Picks

Fifteen weeks in the books, yet only four playoff tickets – Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, and Indianapolis – have been punched. With two weeks remaining, 19 teams are left in contention for a Super Bowl run.

670 The Score–12/21/2013

Marc Trestman.  (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Trestman May Be Forced To Gamble Sunday

Bears fans have come to know their first-year coach is one who is willing to take risks.

670 The Score–12/20/2013

Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Trestman Leaves Door Open To Resting Starters

Depending on what happens late Sunday afternoon in Detroit and Green Bay, Bears head coach Marc Trestman may elect to rest some key starters against the Eagles on Sunday night.

12/19/2013

Alshon Jeffery of the Chicago Bears celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns.  (Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

AP: NFL Power Rankings – Week 16

For the first time in weeks, the Bears sit atop the NFC North in the AP’s NFL Power Rankings.

670 The Score–12/18/2013

Earl Bennett. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Updated Playoff Scenarios: Lions Give Bears, Packers NFC North Control

The Bears are now in sole possession of first place in the NFC North.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2013

Running back Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions runs for a gain while under pressure from cornerback Jimmy Smith #22 of the Baltimore Ravens during the first half at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions’ Playoff Chances Hurt With Loss To Ravens

Justin Tucker’s career-long 61-yard field goal with 38 seconds left lifted the Baltimore Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions in a Monday night matchup with major playoff implications.

12/16/2013

Matt Forte. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Hoge: NFC North Could Come Down To Bears-Packers At Soldier Field

By winning back-to-back games for the first time since September, the Bears have greatly increased their chances of making the playoffs.

670 The Score–12/16/2013

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