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Rapid Reaction: Lions 40, Patriots 9

Rapid Reaction: Lions 40, Patriots 9

DETROIT -- Rapid reaction from the the New England Patriots' 40-9 loss to the Detroit Lions at Ford Field: Ugly offensive football. This was a step back for the Patriots’ offense. When the clock reads 11:38 remaining in the second quarter, and a team al…
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  • Video - Lions Crush Patriots 00:51

    Lions Crush Patriots

    Aug 22
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: The Lions scored four touchdowns against the Patriots and improved to 2-1 in the preseason.
  • Video - New England Patriots QB Ryan Mallett finds fullback James Develin for a touchdown 00:30

    New England Patriots QB Ryan Mallett finds fullback James Develin for a touchdown

    Aug 22
    New England Patriots fullback James Develin hauls in a 9-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ryan Mallett.
  • Video - New England Patriots QB Tom Brady gets taunted by Lions defensive end Willie Young 00:54

    New England Patriots QB Tom Brady gets taunted by Lions defensive end Willie Young

    Aug 22
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took an ear full and finger to the face from Detroit Lions defensive end Willie Young, who drew a penalty for taunting.
  • Video - New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins Thompkins hauls in a 37-yard pass 00:26

    New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins Thompkins hauls in a 37-yard pass

    Aug 22
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady finds rookie wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins for a gain of 37 yards.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL quarterback rankings -- John Clayton reveals the 2013 hierarchy of sig…

    Aug 29
    John Clayton ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.
  • NFL quarterback rankings -- John Clayton reveals the 2013 hierarchy of sig…

    Aug 29
    John Clayton ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.
  • NFL quarterback rankings -- John Clayton reveals the 2013 hierarchy (Part …

    Aug 22
    John Clayton ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.
  • NBA -- Chris Paul ready to run point for players' union

    Aug 22
    Chris Paul is the right man for the job as NBPA president, writes J.A. Adande.