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Detroit Free Press
5 things to watch in the Detroit Lions vs. Baltimore Ravens gamepreseason games, the Lions' first-team offense has been on the field for four s
5 things to watch in the Detroit Lions vs. Baltimore Ravens game
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 hours ago
preseason games, the Lions' first-team offense has been on the field for four series and managed a total of three points. Matthew Stafford and Co. have moved the ball reasonably well, but they've had two drives thwarted by sack-fumbles. Jim... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Huge' special teams decisions ahead for Detroit Lionsthe schedules for meetings, practices and treatment typically mirror what playe
'Huge' special teams decisions ahead for Detroit Lions
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
the schedules for meetings, practices and treatment typically mirror what players will go through the rest of the year. Matthew Stafford, Ziggy Ansah and maybe even Ameer Abdullah will get a half of work or so Saturday against the Baltimore... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
This week in fantasy: Tony Romo gets hurt, Jeremy Hill shines, and fantasy footballers contend with NFL rule changeto start Week 1, but I’m not interested in owning him. There are plenty of othe
This week in fantasy: Tony Romo gets hurt, Jeremy Hill shines, and fantasy footballers contend with NFL rule change
Yahoo Sports / Posted yesterday
to start Week 1, but I’m not interested in owning him. There are plenty of other similarly priced QBs (Kirk Cousins and Matthew Stafford, to name two) with fewer durability concerns. That said, Prescott has done enough to win me over and quell... Read more
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MLive.com
Matthew Stafford looking good in Jim Bob Cooter's no-huddle offenseevolved as well, to suit what his players do best. And that's especially true w
Matthew Stafford looking good in Jim Bob Cooter's no-huddle offense
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
evolved as well, to suit what his players do best. And that's especially true with the quarterback. And Cooter believes Matthew Stafford could be at his best in a no-huddle offense. It has been one of the most dramatic changes this season.... Read more
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The Alpena News
Vet, rookie ready to step in if Lions’ Stafford goes outBy LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK — Matthew Stafford will take every
Vet, rookie ready to step in if Lions’ Stafford goes out
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK — Matthew Stafford will take every snap for the Detroit Lions if the season goes as planned. If he can’t, a seldom-used veteran and sixth-round pick are preparing to play. Dan Orlovsky, who has played in... Read more
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NFL.com
Best late round fantasy football values: QBs and TEsfor seven of the past eight seasons. To get that level of production in the dou
Best late round fantasy football values: QBs and TEs
NFL.com / Posted 2 days ago
for seven of the past eight seasons. To get that level of production in the double-digit rounds is hard to pass up. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions: Stafford isn't getting drafted in plenty of leagues, which means you can get him for next to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Caldwell wants Lions to show more offense vs. Ravensmore of it. As in more efficiency and, especially, more points. In two exhibit
Caldwell wants Lions to show more offense vs. Ravens
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
more of it. As in more efficiency and, especially, more points. In two exhibition games so far, the starting offense under Matthew Stafford has played just four series. The first-team offense has shown some effectiveness and reached the red zone... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Defense huge question mark for Detroit Lions in �16the preseason games, the primary focus from fans and media is on offense. For
Defense huge question mark for Detroit Lions in �16
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
the preseason games, the primary focus from fans and media is on offense. For the Lions, it�s what life will be like for Matthew Stafford after Calvin Johnson�s retirement. Or whether the offensive line will finally get its act together. Or do... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Defense huge question mark for Detroit Lions in ‘16the preseason games, the primary focus from fans and media is on offense. For
Defense huge question mark for Detroit Lions in ‘16
The Oakland Press / Posted 2 days ago
the preseason games, the primary focus from fans and media is on offense. For the Lions, it’s what life will be like for Matthew Stafford after Calvin Johnson’s retirement. Or whether the offensive line will finally get its act together. Or do... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Detroit Lions � Five things to know about QB Dan OrlovskyALLEN PARK >> Dan Orlovsky�s biggest role as Matthew Stafford�s backup happens
Detroit Lions � Five things to know about QB Dan Orlovsky
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
ALLEN PARK >> Dan Orlovsky�s biggest role as Matthew Stafford�s backup happens in the meeting rooms and the sidelines. The Lions� veteran quarterback is a key component in the meeting room � helping Stafford prepare in any way he can and this summer... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Preseason Week 2 Big Boardnothing to do with Lockett or Floyd. There’s been nothing but good things said
Preseason Week 2 Big Board
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
nothing to do with Lockett or Floyd. There’s been nothing but good things said about Jones all month, and the rapport with Matthew Stafford was evident in the second preseason game. I love Jones’ fit in the offense to go along with Golden Tate and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Stafford, Tate: Lions' new up-tempo offense will make them dangerousstarting to install their newfangled, whiz-bang, up-tempo, no-huddle offense, w
Stafford, Tate: Lions' new up-tempo offense will make them dangerous
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
starting to install their newfangled, whiz-bang, up-tempo, no-huddle offense, wide receiver Golden Tate pulled quarterback Matthew Stafford aside and asked him a question. “What do you think?” Tate asked. “He’s like, ‘I love it,’ ” Tate said... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
What's Not In My Wallet: The case against Cam Newtonthe goal-line back. What’s left for Abdullah? This also looks like a pass-heavy
What's Not In My Wallet: The case against Cam Newton
Yahoo Sports / Posted 3 days ago
the goal-line back. What’s left for Abdullah? This also looks like a pass-heavy Lions team, like it’s been for most of the Matthew Stafford era. • Jamaal Charles, RB, Chiefs: Like Bell and Nelson, a player I’m nervous to be out on. Nonetheless,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Lions have mix of young and old behind QB Matthew StaffordALLEN PARK, Mich. - Matthew Stafford will take every snap for the Detroit Lions
Lions have mix of young and old behind QB Matthew Stafford
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Matthew Stafford will take every snap for the Detroit Lions if the season goes as planned. If he can't, a seldom-used veteran and sixth-round pick are preparing to play. Dan Orlovsky, who has played in just 27 games since making... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Lions have mix of young and old behind QB Matthew Staffordwarms up prior to an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, at Ford
Lions have mix of young and old behind QB Matthew Stafford
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, at Ford Field in Detroit. The Lions are counting on Matthew Stafford taking every snap this season. If he can�t, veteran Orlovsky and rookie Jake Rudock give the team some... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Lions have mix of young and old behind QB Matthew Staffordwarms up prior to an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, at Ford
Lions have mix of young and old behind QB Matthew Stafford
The Oakland Press / Posted 3 days ago
warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, at Ford Field in Detroit. The Lions are counting on Matthew Stafford taking every snap this season. If he can’t, veteran Orlovsky and rookie Jake Rudock give the team some... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Lions have mix of young and old behind QB Matthew StaffordALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Matthew Stafford will take every snap for the Detroit Li
Lions have mix of young and old behind QB Matthew Stafford
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Matthew Stafford will take every snap for the Detroit Lions if the season goes as planned. If he can't, a seldom-used veteran and sixth-round pick are preparing to play. Dan Orlovsky, who has played in just 27 games since... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Preseason Week 2 Notebookseason of his career. Lions Passing Game It looks like the Lions are making a
Preseason Week 2 Notebook
Bleacher Report / Posted 3 days ago
season of his career. Lions Passing Game It looks like the Lions are making a point to get the ball out quicker, and QB Matthew Stafford did a good job of that in this game. On the team’s opening drive, Stafford completed passes to WRs Anquan... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
When will rookie quarterbacks first see the field this season?surprise in Lions camp, to the point where the locals are wondering if he can b
When will rookie quarterbacks first see the field this season?
Yahoo Sports / Posted 4 days ago
surprise in Lions camp, to the point where the locals are wondering if he can beat out Dan Orlovsky for the backup job to Matthew Stafford. We’ll assume, like Brady was in 2000, that this year is mostly for sitting and learning. But don’t forget... Read more
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MLive.com
Golden Tate: Just wait until we put in a real game planALLEN PARK -- Matthew Stafford has played four series this preseason, and the D
Golden Tate: Just wait until we put in a real game plan
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
ALLEN PARK -- Matthew Stafford has played four series this preseason, and the Detroit Lions have just six points to show for it. And no touchdowns. But Golden Tate is not concerned. "I think we can be special," Tate said. The receiver noted that... Read more
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MLive.com
Lions' Tavon Wilson gets starting reps at safetyit appears that competition is heating up. Wilson appeared to look good with t
Lions' Tavon Wilson gets starting reps at safety
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
it appears that competition is heating up. Wilson appeared to look good with the reps too, even nearly picking off Matthew Stafford during seven-on-sevens in the red zone. "I was pretty close," he said, smiling. "I dropped it. I've got to... Read more
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NFL.com
What we learned from preseason Week 2was better in pass protection this week, but still can't open any holes in the
What we learned from preseason Week 2
NFL.com / Posted 4 days ago
was better in pass protection this week, but still can't open any holes in the ground game. If the group doesn't improve, Matthew Stafford might need to throw it 50 times a game for the Lions to move the ball. 14. Stafford looks very comfortable... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Bonsignore: Rams should pick Keenum over Goff, for nowquarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overa
Bonsignore: Rams should pick Keenum over Goff, for now
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 4 days ago
quarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overall started for their teams from Day One — Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford, Andrew Luck, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston. It doesn’t appear Goff will extend that... Read more
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Orange County Register
Bonsignore: Case Keenum is the clear winner over Jared Goff in battle for starting Rams quarterbackavailable in last April’s draft. The last five quarterbacks taken first overal
Bonsignore: Case Keenum is the clear winner over Jared Goff in battle for starting Rams quarterback
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
available in last April’s draft. The last five quarterbacks taken first overall started for their teams from Day One: Matthew Stafford; Sam Bradford; Andrew Luck; Cam Newton and Jameis Winston. It doesn’t appear Goff will extend that... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Rams' Case Keenum looks more like a starter than Jared Gofffive rookie quarterbacks selected with the top overall pick in the draft starte
Rams' Case Keenum looks more like a starter than Jared Goff
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
five rookie quarterbacks selected with the top overall pick in the draft started for their teams in the season opener – Matthew Stafford, Sam Brandford, Cam Newton, Andrew Luck and Jameis Winston. There’s no shame in breaking tradition. It’s... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Preseason Week 2 Flames: Eddie Lacy rumbles down Thunder Roadcommanded the attention of onlookers both in person and afar. On the Lions’ ope
Preseason Week 2 Flames: Eddie Lacy rumbles down Thunder Road
Yahoo Sports / Posted 5 days ago
commanded the attention of onlookers both in person and afar. On the Lions’ opening drive, he hauled in three consecutive Matthew Stafford passes for 56 yards. The eye-popping ball-adjustment and body control skills exhibited certainly sent... Read more
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MLive.com
Jim Caldwell: Backup QB job will go to 'best player, period'head job in 2014, and Orlovsky re-signed in 2015 and again this offseason. He v
Jim Caldwell: Backup QB job will go to 'best player, period'
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
head job in 2014, and Orlovsky re-signed in 2015 and again this offseason. He values Orlovsky's experience, which helps Matthew Stafford prepare for starts. But Rudock is coming on strong, with two weeks to go in the preseason, and is making a... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it officialquarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overa
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it official
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
quarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overall started for their teams from Day One – Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford, Andrew Luck, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston. It doesn’t appear Goff will extend that... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
As Jared Goff goes through growing pains his family endures a 'surreal' experiencetimetable for starting Goff, even though the last five quarterbacks selected No
As Jared Goff goes through growing pains his family endures a 'surreal' experience
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
timetable for starting Goff, even though the last five quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall started their rookie openers — Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford, Cam Newton, Andrew Luck and Jameis Winston. For Goff, 21, these are the definition of... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it officialquarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overa
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it official
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 6 days ago
quarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overall started for their teams from Day One – Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford, Andrew Luck, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston. It doesn’t appear Goff will extend that... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it officialquarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overa
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it official
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 6 days ago
quarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overall started for their teams from Day One – Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford, Andrew Luck, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston. It doesn’t appear Goff will extend that... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it officialquarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overa
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it official
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
quarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overall started for their teams from Day One – Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford, Andrew Luck, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston. It doesn’t appear Goff will extend that... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it officialquarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overa
Bonsignore: Keenum has beaten Goff for No. 1; Rams need to make it official
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
quarterback available last April. The last five quarterbacks taken first overall started for their teams from Day One – Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford, Andrew Luck, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston. It doesn’t appear Goff will extend that... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Birkett: Lions were sloppy, but exhibition loss to Cincy means littlean interception of his own. ■Undrafted rookie tight end Cole Wick whiffed on a
Birkett: Lions were sloppy, but exhibition loss to Cincy means little
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
an interception of his own. ■Undrafted rookie tight end Cole Wick whiffed on a block of Carlos Dunlap, who sacked Matthew Stafford and forced a fumble (that the Lions recovered) to halt a drive near midfield. ■Third-string defensive end... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
Lions hope Abdullah will boost ground gamerating, completion percentage and yards per attempt than Orlovsky while playing
Lions hope Abdullah will boost ground game
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 6 days ago
rating, completion percentage and yards per attempt than Orlovsky while playing with the third-string offense. ... QB Matthew Stafford seems at home in the Lions' new no-huddle offense, but he said last week that he wants to play at an even... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Quarterback Shuffle Up: Andrew Luck shows the wayposition that has such ridiculous depth. Pro-Brady is a viable path, sure, but
Quarterback Shuffle Up: Andrew Luck shows the way
Yahoo Sports / Posted 6 days ago
position that has such ridiculous depth. Pro-Brady is a viable path, sure, but so is a move in the opposite direction. $12 Matthew Stafford $11 Jameis Winston $10 Ryan Fitzpatrick Although I’m not going to get drunk on Injury Optimism with Tyler... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Time running out on Jim Caldwell; Lions have same old problemThey’re not good enough to simply write off a handful of mental blunders. They
Time running out on Jim Caldwell; Lions have same old problem
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
They’re not good enough to simply write off a handful of mental blunders. They had eight penalties, two interceptions and a Matthew Stafford fumble that the Lions recovered for a huge loss. It’s equally important that they play a clean game. And... Read more
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The Alpena News
Early TD lifts Bengals over Lions, 30-14I’ve gone against every day for four years, so it was good to kind of be on the
Early TD lifts Bengals over Lions, 30-14
The Alpena News / Posted 7 days ago
I’ve gone against every day for four years, so it was good to kind of be on the other side and go against them.” Detroit’s Matthew Stafford was 8 of 11 for 113 yards, but the Lions went without a touchdown until the final minute of the game.... Read more
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MLive.com
A year later, the Lions' rushing attack still doesn't look very goodattack has actually improved. "We've got to keep putting the work in -- that's
A year later, the Lions' rushing attack still doesn't look very good
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
attack has actually improved. "We've got to keep putting the work in -- that's what it all boils down to," quarterback Matthew Stafford said. "Just showing up to practice with the attitude to make sure we can run the football, make sure we can... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Hill's early TD helps Bengals to 30-14 victory over LionsI've gone against every day for four years, so it was good to kind of be on the
Hill's early TD helps Bengals to 30-14 victory over Lions
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 days ago
I've gone against every day for four years, so it was good to kind of be on the other side and go against them." Detroit's Matthew Stafford was 8 of 11 for 113 yards, but the Lions went without a touchdown until the final minute of the... Read more
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NFL.com
Christine Michael displays his talentwas better in pass protection this week, but still can't open any holes in the
Christine Michael displays his talent
NFL.com / Posted 7 days ago
was better in pass protection this week, but still can't open any holes in the ground game. If the group doesn't improve, Matthew Stafford might need to throw it 50 times a game for the Lions to move the ball. 14. Stafford looks very comfortable... Read more
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MLive.com
Could Jake Rudock beat out slumping Dan Orlovsky for Lions QB job?together. Everything needs work." Detroit values Orlovsky's experience in that
Could Jake Rudock beat out slumping Dan Orlovsky for Lions QB job?
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
together. Everything needs work." Detroit values Orlovsky's experience in that No. 2 hole at quarterback, which helps Matthew Stafford watch film and prepare game plans. That's something Rudock cannot replicate, no matter how much he develops... Read more
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MLive.com
Booing in the preseason? Lions try to shrug it offloss Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals, and their fans let them hea
Booing in the preseason? Lions try to shrug it off
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
loss Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals, and their fans let them hear about it. "I don't know," quarterback Matthew Stafford said. "Used to it, I guess." The first round of boos occurred when Cincinnati got the ball for the first... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Bengals throttle LionsI've gone against every day for four years, so it was good to kind of be on the
Bengals throttle Lions
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
I've gone against every day for four years, so it was good to kind of be on the other side and go against them." Detroit's Matthew Stafford was 8 of 11 for 113 yards, but the Lions went without a touchdown until the final minute of the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Join us! 'Talkin' Lions' show to debut Monday at HopCatevent free and on Facebook Live Let’s talk some football. Can the Detroit Lio
Join us! 'Talkin' Lions' show to debut Monday at HopCat
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
event free and on Facebook Live Let’s talk some football. Can the Detroit Lions really make a playoff run? How much will Matthew Stafford miss Calvin Johnson? Is the defense going to be better with a healthy DeAndre Levy and just-got-paid Darius... Read more
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MLive.com
Marvin Jones can be Lions' No. 1 receiver, Bengals sayJones led the Lions with four catches for 65 yards against the Bengals while pl
Marvin Jones can be Lions' No. 1 receiver, Bengals say
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
Jones led the Lions with four catches for 65 yards against the Bengals while playing the first threes series. Quarterback Matthew Stafford targeted Jones five times and he caught the first four balls before an incomplete pass late in the first... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Lions hear boos on Thursday nightthat offered little resistance to the Bengals offense on a night that also saw
Lions hear boos on Thursday night
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 7 days ago
that offered little resistance to the Bengals offense on a night that also saw the offensive line struggle to protect Matthew Stafford. Stafford wasn’t the target of the boos on Thursday night, but he’s been in Detroit long enough that he... Read more
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MLive.com
Column: Only reprieve from Lions meltdown is that it happened in preseasonwhich backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky already is turning into artform this pres
Column: Only reprieve from Lions meltdown is that it happened in preseason
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
which backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky already is turning into artform this preseason. As much as Lions fans bag on starter Matthew Stafford, a world without him this season would be a difficult place for him to live. The Lions lost 30-14 to the... Read more
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MLive.com
Who's trending up, and who's not, after Lions' loss against Cincinnatiand has the one interception to show for it. (And nearly another.) But he did c
Who's trending up, and who's not, after Lions' loss against Cincinnati
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
and has the one interception to show for it. (And nearly another.) But he did complete 8 of his 11 passes — the same as Matthew Stafford — and engineered Detroit's lone touchdown drive in the fourth quarter. He seems to be closing the gap on Dan... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lions backup QB battle brews as Dan Orlovsky throws 2nd pick-sixthe game what the Lions will do at the quarterback position. Last year, the Li
Lions backup QB battle brews as Dan Orlovsky throws 2nd pick-six
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
the game what the Lions will do at the quarterback position. Last year, the Lions kept Orlovsky as the only backup to Matthew Stafford and had another quarterback, Ricky Stanzi, on the practice squad. First-year Lions general manager Bob Quinn... Read more
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