Rodgers reflects on “R-E-L-A-X” remarks
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After the Packers slipped to 1-2 following a miserable loss to the Lions in Detroit, Aaron Rodgers had some advice for antsy Cheeseheads. “Five letters. R-E-L-A-X. Relax. We’re going to be fine,” Rodgers said. Fine they’ve been. With wins over the Bears…Upvote Share Tweet
Jimmy Graham limited at Saints practiceprofootballtalk.com 9 hours agoSaints tight end Jimmy Graham wound up in the lineup against the Lions last week after several days of uncertainty because of his shoulder injury, but he only played a limited number of snaps and didn’t have a catch as the Saints blew a lead in the four…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 11 hours agoBAGSHOT, England – The Detroit Lions found out about this trip around a year ago, and when they did, they began to plan. In the interim, the Lions changed coaching staffs, but most of that didn’t matter when it came to the off-field logistics. It starte…Upvote Share TweetBAGSHOT, England -- It has been almost half the season already, but Reggie Bush insists the Detroit Lions are still learning. When trying to understand why a running game featuring two backs who were considered among the best tandems in the NFL a year a…Upvote Share TweetCalvin Johnson didn’t practice on Wednesday. Unless he did. Earlier on Wednesday, the Tim Twentyman of the Lions’ official website reported that the star receiver missed another practice with an ankle injury. According to the official injury report, how…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions RT Waddle has concussion, may sit outESPN.com 14 hours agoThe Detroit Lions may be without one of their top offensive linemen Sunday against Atlanta.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 15 hours agoThe NFL games in London are done for a public-relations reason, to lay the groundwork for the league's desire to have a team there. For the teams who travel across the pond, they still have a football game and normal business to conduct. That stinks for…Upvote Share Tweet
Julio Jones: Offensive turnaround “starts with me”profootballtalk.com 16 hours agoThe Falcons are in London for a date with a very stingy Lions defense, which is hardly what the doctor ordered after Atlanta managed to score just two touchdowns in the last two weeks. That’s not going to cut it for a team that isn’t very good on the de…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoThe Saints haven’t updated the condition of center Jonathan Goodwin since he was carted off with a leg injury during last Sunday’s loss to the Lions, but they made a transaction Tuesday that may signal their doubts about Goodwin making it back for this …Upvote Share TweetThe Lions have had two key offensive players dealing with ankle injuries recently and they got little help from either of them as they came back to beat the Saints in the second half last Sunday. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson never suited up for the game…Upvote Share TweetSaints quarterback Drew Brees said that he felt like he let the team down last Sunday when he threw a late interception that wound up setting the Lions up for their game-winning score. It was part of a rough fourth quarter overall for Brees, who complet…Upvote Share Tweet
Research told Detroit Lions to head to Europe earlyESPN.com Oct 21 (yesterday)ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions are supposed to be landing in England right about now, making the choice to head over the Atlantic Ocean early -- similar to their opponent this Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons -- instead of waiting until later in the …Upvote Share Tweet
Lions apparently in the mix for Australian rugby starThe Lions are in England today, but it seems they’re looking to Australia for the future. Via the Detroit Free Press, Lions coach Jim Caldwell didn’t dispel a link between his team and Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne. “I can’t tell you much about tha…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Pierre Thomas out 2-3 weeks with shoulder injurySaints running back Pierre Thomas suffered a shoulder injury Sunday that may sideline him. Thomas is expected to miss two or three weeks, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The shoulder injury took place during Sunday’s loss to the Lions, a loss …Upvote Share Tweet
Lions add Kellen DavisKellen Davis will continue his NFL career in London. Technically. As the Lions prepare to face the Falcons at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, Detroit has added the veteran tight end to the roster. A pair of tight ends missed Sunday’s win over the Saints. Jos…Upvote Share TweetWhen the Bills beat the Lions, they carried defensive coordinator and former Lions head coach Jim Schwartz off the field at the end of the game. The Cowboys didn’t carry anyone off the field at the end of their victory over the Giants on Sunday, but the…Upvote Share Tweet
Caldwell: Won't be varying degrees when it comes to MegatronESPN.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Calvin Johnson hasn't played in two weeks and Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell won't tip off whether that streak is going to extend to three. Johnson continues to recover from a high ankle sprain in his right ankle, suffered in Week…Upvote Share Tweet
By snaps, Ryan Broyles has small role on LionsESPN.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)The Detroit Lions were down their top wide receiver, two of their top three tight ends and still had a hobbled running back in Reggie Bush. And yet receiver Ryan Broyles still rarely stepped on the field against the New Orleans Saints. The former second…Upvote Share TweetFor most of the Saints’ visit to the Lions, it looked like the team would buck their recent history of struggling away from the Superdome. They led by 13 points in the fourth quarter, their defense was keeping the Lions in check and it looked like it wo…Upvote Share TweetFor all the time spent last week wondering if Jimmy Graham would play or not, it turned out to not matter. Graham was able to return from a shoulder injury ahead of schedule, but didn’t do much. He was targeted twice, but didn’t catch a single pass in t…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)In the Denver locker room Sunday night, after his 246th NFL regular-season game, Peyton Manning asked, “Where’s Demaryius?” Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, someone said, was on his way out to the field to do an interview with NBC. “We gotta get him back…Upvote Share Tweet
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