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Week 7 Scoring Summarylionsgab.com Oct 21, 2013Hello Lions fans, week 7 against the Bengals was an exciting one, but disappointing for Detroit fans. This game was filled with big plays, scoring drives, and also mistakes. This past Sunday, the Lions hosted the Cincinnati Bengals in Detroit at Ford Fi…Share TweetSchwartz is a baseball fan. He's primarily a Baltimore Orioles fan but in his five years in Detroit he has developed a strong admiration and appreciation for Leyland, who stepped down Monday as Tigers manager.Share Tweet
Injuries could leave Lions shorthanded at offensive tackleThe Lions were left with one fully healthy offensive tackle after the game Sunday but coach Jim Schwartz said it was still too early to tell if they would have to sign another. 'Potentially, we may have to look for some help,' he said on Monday. 'We jus…Share Tweet
Monday breakdown: So far, Lions defensive line isn't living up to the hypeAfter seven games, trends start to emerge in the NFL, and it's fair to begin judging teams for what they've shown. And the defensive line simple is not giving the Lions the production they sorely need.Share Tweet
Schwartz: My fault for not challenging playESPN.com Oct 21, 2013Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz said ultimately it was his decision not to throw a challenge flag during a potential forward lateral following a blocked field goal in the second quarter of a 27-24 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.Share TweetESPN.com Oct 21, 2013A review of four hot issues from the Detroit Lions' 27-24 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. First major injury issues of the year: And at a spot the Lions can ill afford to have them. Yes, Detroit has had some injury problems at wide receiver with both Na…Share Tweet
Jim Schwartz says officials told him he couldn’t challenge a reviewable playprofootballtalk.com Oct 21, 2013Lions coach Jim Schwartz and the NFL’s replay system go together about as well as oil and water. Last Thanksgiving, Schwartz threw a challenge flag when he shouldn’t have and wound up getting a penalty while wiping out the possibility of a challenge due…Share Tweet
Last-second Lions defeat just the capper of Detroit's lost weekendAre you still stinging from the Tigers' Game 6 elimination against the Red Sox Saturday night? Well the sun did rise on Sunday but so did Nugent's field goal, and A.J. Green's vertical, quarterback Andy Dalton's quarterback rating and Dominic Raiola's t…Share Tweet
Vick Most Disliked Player In NFLOct 21According to a survey by E-Poll Market Research and released by Forbes.com, Michael Vick is the most disliked person in the NFL. Darren Rovell discusses.
GameDay: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Detroit Lions highlightsOct 21Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford both throw for over 350 yards, as the Bengals edge the Lions 27-24 on Sunday.
Jim Trotter: Dwight Freeney reflects on old team after Peyton's Indy homec…Oct 21Since sustaining a season-ending quadriceps injury on Sept. 29, Chargers outside linebacker Dwight Freeney tries to stay as far away from football as possible. He avoids watching it on television or listening to it on the radio. He doesn't even read abo…
No Perfect Endings, Just LuckOct 21Soaking in what happened Sunday and what those happenings mean: Wild-Card wonderment. It’s early. Nine games left is an eternity, etc., blah, blah, blah. But Kansas City’s win and Denver’s loss sets up at least the prospect of K.C. winning the AFC West …
Don Banks: Colts prove to be real deal with win over Manning's Broncos in …Oct 21Don't be fooled by this one. The closeness of the final score didn't tell the whole story, because this was no fluke. A celebrated homecoming might have distracted us for a while, but for most of the night, this was more of a mismatch than a memorable m…