profootballtalk.com Updated 44 minutes agoEagles running back Ryan Mathews lost a fumble in the fourth quarter for the second time in three games against the Vikings, although the turnover didn’t wind up hurting the team in a 21-10 victory. That wasn’t the case in Week Five against the Lions, w…Share Tweet
Jay Gruden faults prevent defense for Washington’s lossprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoWith 1:05 to play on Sunday, Washington took a 17-13 lead in Detroit. Then the Lions executed a six-play, 75-yard drive to score the game-winning touchdown. Washington coach Jay Gruden says the defensive play calling deserves some of the blame. Gruden s…Share Tweet
Redskins ST coach Ben Kotwica gave Lions fans more than they bargained for Sundayprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoWhen you gotta go, you gotta go and that presented a problem for Redskins special teams coach Ben Kotwica during Sunday’s game against the Lions. Kotwica couldn’t really leave the field to answer nature’s call and no one wants a case of uromysitisis poi…Share Tweet
Report: Trent Williams avoided structural damage to kneeprofootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)The Redskins lost a couple of key players to injuries during Sunday’s loss to the Lions with cornerback Josh Norman leaving due to a concussion and left tackle Trent Williams hurting his left knee. Williams said after the game that he was in pain and ha…Share Tweet
Lions defense shows improvement even as injuries continue to pile upESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)Lions defense shows improvement even as injuries continue to pile upShare TweetIt only seems like Matthew Stafford has been quarterback of the Detroit Lions forever. Stafford is still fairly young. He’s 28. Sunday’s game was his 100th NFL start. We expect instant results from our quarterbacks, but players are still allowed to impr…Share Tweetlionsgab.com Oct 23 (yesterday)Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead, 18-yard touchdown pass to Anquan Boldin with 16 seconds left to lift the Lions to a 20-17 win over the Redskins on Sunday. The Lions (4-3) extended their winning streak to three games. The Redskins (4-3) had won four s…Share Tweet
Lions great Gail Cogdill dies at 79profootballtalk.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)Gail Cogdill, a Detroit Lion who retired as the team’s all-time leading receiver, has died at the age of 79. As the Lions’ sixth-round draft pick out of Washington State in 1960, Cogdill made an instant impact, being chosen to the Pro Bowl and winning t…Share Tweet
Aaron Donald fined for crashing Lions kneeldownAt the end of last Sunday’s victory over the Rams, the Lions lined up for quarterback Matthew Stafford to take the familiar kneeldowns that run out the clock on a win. The Rams weren’t willing to concede defeat, however, and defensive tackles Aaron Dona…Share Tweet
Lions WR Marvin Jones has 'The Flash' and a blue lion on his custom cleatsESPN.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)Lions WR Marvin Jones has 'The Flash' and a blue lion on his custom cleatsShare Tweet
Josh Doctson heads to injured reserveEarlier this week, Redskins coach Jay Gruden ruled rookie wide receiver Josh Doctson out for this Sunday’s game against the Lions and suggested that it might not be until after the team’s Week Nine bye before there was a change in his status. As it turn…Share Tweet
Jim Caldwell is not interested in your talk of the postseasonLions coach Jim Caldwell rarely responds to much of anything. But if you really want to see nothing, ask him when he might discuss his team’s chances to make the playoffs. “Never,” Caldwell replied, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. “Next ques…Share TweetLions coach Jim Caldwell opted not to offer any criticism of the Rams defense rushing the Lions offensive line on a pair of kneeldowns at the end of Sunday’s game between the two teams, which may have had something to do with a conversation Caldwell had…Share Tweet
Jim Caldwell on Rams rushing kneeldown: That’s their businessprofootballtalk.com Oct 17At the end of Sunday’s 31-28 victory over the Rams, the Lions lined up to have quarterback Matthew Stafford take a knee and run out what was left on the clock. Such plays usually pass without much response from the defense, but the Rams took a page from…Share Tweet
Lions need defense to mesh quickly to ease burden on offenseESPN.com Oct 17Lions need defense to mesh quickly to ease burden on offenseShare TweetESPN.com Oct 16Golden Tate takes pom-poms, celebrates with Lions cheerleaders after TDShare TweetMatt Prater made a tiebreaking, 34-yard field goal with 1:29 left and Rafael Bush followed with a victory-sealing interception two plays later, giving the Lions a 31-28 win over the Rams on Sunday. The Lions (3-3) have won two straight games with Prater…Share Tweet
Fourth down conversion pays off as Lions take early leadprofootballtalk.com Oct 16Lions coach Jim Caldwell has a reputation for being too cautious, but he went for it on fourth down on Detroit’s first drive today, and it paid off. With the Lions facing fourth-and-1 near midfield, Caldwell eschewed a punt and called for a handoff to Z…Share Tweet
Forsett, Zenner to share carries in Detroitprofootballtalk.com Oct 16The Lions are down their top three running backs today against the Rams, and so they’ll go with a veteran who just arrived and a youngster with limited experience. Justin Forsett and Zach Zenner will split carries at running back today, Adam Schefter of…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 15The Lions have been experimenting with receiver Golden Tate playing running back. With pass-catching tailback Theo Riddick out this week due to an ankle injury, Tate could line up even more often in the backfield, as noted by Carlos Monarrez of the Detr…Share Tweet
Blandino: No obvious evidence to overturn key Eagles-Lions callprofootballtalk.com Oct 14Eagles coach Doug Pederson believes the officials made a bad decision when awarding possession of running back Ryan Mathews‘ fumble to the Lions, arguing that center Jason Kelce was touching the ball while out of bounds, which should have ended the play…Share Tweet
Cooter: Matthew Stafford may be even better without Calvin Johnsonprofootballtalk.com Oct 13Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is still getting used to life without Calvin Johnson. And the guy calling the plays for him thinks he’s even better because of it. Via Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com, Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter said he s…Share Tweet
Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football fieldJul 26Louis Riddick and Ed Werder break down the value WR Anquan Boldin will bring to the Lions on a one-year deal.
Dolphins, Lions best fit for FosterJul 18The NFL Insiders crew breaks down where free agent RB Arian Foster should sign this season.
Lions offense still has issues to work out in training campJul 18ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein breaks down why Calvin Johnson's retirement and offensive line retooling will be the focal points in Detroit's training camp.
Training camp 60 second previewJul 16NFL Insider Dan Graziano delivers your NFL training camp primer.