Detroit Lions

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

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

Durkin: Week 15 NFL Picks

With only three playoff tickets punched, 25 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.

670 The Score–12/14/2013

Matthew Stafford. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lions Will Falter & Give Bears Their Opportunity

The Chicago Bears are going to have an opportunity to make the playoffs as the NFC North champions.

670 The Score–12/13/2013

Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions carries the ball as Nate Allen  of the Philadelphia Eagles defends  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Eagles Beat Lions 34-20 In Blizzard Conditions

LeSean McCoy rushed for a franchise-best 217 yards, including touchdowns of 57 and 40 yards, and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame two TD returns by Jeremy Ross to beat the Detroit Lions 34-20 in blizzard conditions Sunday.

12/08/2013

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees.  (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 14 NFL Picks

With four games remaining, 29 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.

12/06/2013

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

AP: NFL Power Rankings – Week 14

The AP NFL Power Rankings are in for Week 14, and it’s not good for the NFC North.

670 The Score–12/04/2013

Russell Wilson. (Credit: Andy Lyons, Getty)

Durkin: Week 13 NFL Picks

Entering Week 13, 24 teams remain in or within one game of a playoff bid.

670 The Score–11/30/2013

Matt Flynn #10 of the Green Bay Packers looks for a open receiver while playing the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions On Top Of NFC North With 40-10 Rout Of Packers

Matthew Stafford made up for some mistakes with three touchdown passes, including one to Calvin Johnson, to help the Detroit Lions score 37 straight points after an awful start to beat the Green Bay Packers 40-10 on Thursday.

11/28/2013

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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Does The Thanksgiving Game Better? Cowboys Vs. Lions

The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.

11/28/2013

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