• John Niyo: Lions rookie tackle Riley Reiff will be tested in first start

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Nov 21, 2012
    Allen Park Riley Reiff is a man of few words, much like the one he's replacing in the Lions lineup. The best way to do that in the base defense is to get end J.J. Watt going against Reiff. Weakside linebacker Connor Barwin also can be expected to get chances to rush against Reiff. That was appropriate, because the Lions' rookie offensive lineman could have quite a task on his hands this week without a lot of time to prepare. A week after a terrible coverage game against Jacksonville, corners Kareem Jackso...
    Source: detnews.com
    • Lions' Reiff ready as Backus' streak in danger

      Riley Reiff may start for the Lions at left tackle Thursday against the Texans. Jeff Backus, a mainstay on the offensive line for over a decade, is recovering from a hamstring injury, his streak of 186 starts in serious jeopardy.
    • Three things: Texans at Lions

      Three things to watch Thursday in the Texans' game at Detroit: Covering Megatron: Calvin Johnson averages 16.2 yards per catch and is as threatening as anyone in the NFL. Typically the Texans would feel good about matching up with a player like Johnson,…
      Source: ESPN.com

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