A lingering ankle injury caused Lions running back Reggie Bush to miss last Sunday’s loss in Arizona. He’s currently expected to miss Sunday’s game at New England. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Bush intends to return on Thanksgiving, whe…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 9 hours agoFree tickets to an NFL game don’t come along very often, and fans in Detroit have made the most of the opportunity. The Lions announced at noon Eastern that all of the free tickets to Monday night’s Jets-Bills game at Ford Field have already been distri…Upvote Share Tweet
Belichick on Suh: “He changes everything”profootballtalk.com 9 hours agoPatriots coach Bill Belichick is telling his offensive linemen that they have a big responsibility on their hands against Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh on Sunday. “He changes everything,” Belichick said on NFL Network. “You can’t let him penetrat…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 21 (yesterday)After days of cabin fever, the Buffalo Bills were finally able to practice. The team arrived in the Detroit area Friday and held practice that night at the Lions' headquarters in Allen Park.Upvote Share TweetAfter days of cabin fever, the Buffalo Bills were finally able to practice.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions trying to pull one of the bigger surprises of Belichick’s tenureThe Patriots are seven-point home favorites Sunday vs. Detroit. That may not sound like a lot of points — just a touchdown and an extra point. But with the Patriots, those seven points can seem like 70. According to Spreadapedia.com, and as noted for “T…Upvote Share TweetThe Lions are coming off their worst offensive showing of the season in a 14-6 loss to the Cardinals, a game that marked the first time since 2009 that the Lions failed to score a touchdown. That leaves the team with an average of just under 19 points p…Upvote Share Tweet
Bills planning Friday night practice at Detroit’s facilitiesThe Bills are slated to practice at the Lions’ practice facilities at 7:15 p.m. Eastern on Friday night, the club announced this morning. The NFL has moved the Jets-Bills game from Orchard Park, New York on Sunday afternoon to Detroit on Monday night be…Upvote Share Tweet
Revis calls Megatron a man among boysPatriots cornerback Darrelle Revis will do battle with Lions receiver Calvin Johnson on Sunday in one of the league’s premiere individual matchups. Revis says he expects to have a big challenge on his hands. “He’s a man amongst boys out there. You see i…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 12 N.F.L. Matchupsnytimes.com Nov 21 (yesterday)This week’s games feature a test for the Cardinals, who have been snubbed by the oddsmakers against the Seahawks despite their superior record.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 21 (yesterday)I have covered the NFL for 30 years, and I must say I have never heard an NFL executive say he hoped a snowmobile would come up big for his team in advance of a game with big playoff implications. That happened Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills quite po…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The last time Clay Matthews was coming off a groin injury, the Green Bay Packers linebacker returned an interception 40 yards against the Chicago Bears before veering out of bounds. That was in Week 4, one game after he dropped out of…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions DC Teryl Austin not thinking about Florida jobESPN.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)ALLEN PARK, Mich. – One major college football head coaching job is open at Florida. Another, at Michigan, could be open in a few weeks depending what happens with Brady Hoke. And in Allen Park, Michigan, there is a guy who would fit in as a potential c…Upvote Share Tweet
Three Games With Huge Playoff ImplicationsCNNSI.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekdayUpvote Share Tweet
Calvin Johnson rests ankle, with no mention of elbowprofootballtalk.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)As the Lions prepare to head to New England and avoid their first two-game losing streak of the season, receiver Calvin Johnson has once again missed a Wednesday practice due to his lingering ankle injury. But Johnson didn’t practice last Wednesday eith…Upvote Share Tweet
Ndamukong Suh trying to stay in moment with LionsESPN.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Ndamukong Suh was asked about his future again Wednesday -- this time by members of the Detroit media. He said, though, that he doesn't look very far in the future. "I just kind of look at things and enjoy the moments that I ha…Upvote Share Tweet
Despite confusion, Lions-Cardinals punt coverage call was correctprofootballtalk.com Nov 19 (3 days ago)The potentially game-changing decision to wipe out a fourth-quarter punt return from Jeremy Ross of the Lions has created plenty of confusion. Ultimately, however, the officials applied the rules correctly after Cardinals defensive back Justin Bethel gr…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 19 (4 days ago)TROY, Mich. -- Golden Tate has seen this happen before when he was in Seattle. The team was winning games -- that was most important -- but the offense was still trying to discover itself as players adjusted to new coaches and new pieces within the offe…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)How does it feel to be part of the team with the best record in the NFL? We’ll find out when Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson joins Mike Florio on Tuesday’s edition of PFT Live. They’ll discuss last Sunday’s victory over the Lions and how the Cardi…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekdayUpvote Share Tweet
How can the Detroit Lions win in New England?Nov 22The "NFL Total Access" crew takes a look at how the Detroit Lions can come into New England and walk away with a victory in Week 12.
More difficult to defend: Gronk or Megatron?Nov 22As the Lions and Patriots prepare to face off on Sunday NFL Media's Heath Evans and Jamie Dukes debate whether Calvin Johnson or Rob Gronkowski is tougher to defend.
Challenge Flags: Week 12Nov 21NFL Live OT: Find out why Robert Griffin III, the Colts and the citizens of Detroit deserve the guys' Week 12 challenge flags.
Jets-Bills Tickets Are Free Monday NightNov 21ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses how fans can obtain free tickets to Monday night's Jets-Bills game, which has been relocated to Ford Field because of this week's snowstorms in Buffalo.
‘The Opportunity To Do Something Special’Nov 21Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Planes, Bills and SnowmobilesNov 21I have covered the NFL for 30 years, and I must say I have never heard an NFL executive say he hoped a snowmobile would come up big for his team in advance of a game with big playoff implications. That happened Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills quite po…
Three Games With Huge Playoff ImplicationsNov 20
Blowouts are becoming the NFL's new normal -- John Clayton's First and Goa…Nov 20John Clayton's First and Goal: Blowouts are becoming the NFL's new norm, and if oddsmakers are right, Week 12 will be rife with one-sided affairs.