This is the November 6, 2013 news archive. View today's Lions rumors and news.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jay Cutler's accelerated return from a torn groin muscle would present the Chicago Bears' offense with certain challenges if the quarterback receives the necessary medical clearance from team doctors to start Sunday against the Detr…Share Tweet
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson may have returned to practice Wednesday, but he did not participate the entire way. Johnson, safety Glover Quin (ankle) and receiver Nate Burleson (forearm) all were limited in practice. Af…Share TweetAnsah (ankle) missed practice for the second day in a row Wednesday. After missing a short practice Tuesday, Ansah was wearing a walking boot in the locker room on his left leg, the ankle he injured in a Week 8 win over the Cowboys.Share Tweet
Double Coverage: Terry Foster, Drew Sharp discuss Lions' chances against BearsIn the Week 10 episode of Double Coverage, Terry Foster of The Detroit News and Drew Sharp of the Free Press talk about the suddenly wide-open NFC North and the Lions' chances Sunday against the Chicago Bears.Share TweetThe Detroit Lions are in a good position after the first half of the season, having already won more games this season (five) than last (four) and have seen improved play from a lot of their units. So, for the most part, the Lions had a fairly even grad…Share Tweet
Morning Roar: Jason Jones progressingGood morning and ROOOOAAARRR!!!! ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Jason Jones has yet to watch the play that ended his 2013 season against Washington in September, the one on which he tore the patellar tendon in his knee in his first season since coming to the Detr…Share TweetDuring training camp, Lions rookies carry helmets and pads for the veteran players, and before road games, they have to supply food on the flights. Under coach Jim Schwartz, that's basically the extent of the hazing.Share Tweet
Lions' Matthew Stafford puts durability questions behind himWhile the Bears are wondering if Jay Cutler will play Sunday and the Packers have lost Aaron Rodgers indefinitely with a fractured collarbone, Matthew Stafford is getting ready to make his 41st consecutive start at quarterback for the Lions. Who saw tha…Share TweetSchwartz tried to make light of the question, though he certainly understood the pertinence of the topic. He was asked what he did to keep himself healthy during all the stressful hours he puts in during the season. 'Tylenol. Caffeine,' he said.Share Tweet