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Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley says the game plan on Sunday is simple: Hit Jay Cutler early and often. Obviously, every defensive lineman wants to hit every quarterback every week. But Fairley sounds particularly eager about what the Lions can do t…Upvote Share Tweet
As Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson described it Friday, a series of little events led to the Tuesday morning auto accident that left him with a broken arm. Burleson, who’s out indefinitely, told reporters that he was briefly distracted just before the…Upvote Share TweetThe Bears reportedly will have cornerback Charles Tillman for Sunday’s key NFC North matchup at Detroit. According to Stacey Dales of NFL Network, Tillman, who’s listed as questionable on the injury report with knee and groin ailments, will play against…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Sep 28, 2013ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The season of streaks continues Sunday. The Chicago Bears have won nine of their past 10 games against the Detroit Lions, and 13 of their past 16. In other words, there is another long streak going on. Not as long as the 0-for-forev…Upvote Share TweetWith a Week Four bye, Packers tight end Jermichael Finley won’t have to worry about whether he’ll be cleared to play only seven days after suffering a concussion. If Finley’s five-year-old son had his way, Finley never would be cleared. “‘Daddy, I don’t…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Sep 28, 2013LONDON -- It was just about eight years ago that Daunte Culpepper had his last great game with the Vikings, and one of his last great days in the NFL. Culpepper threw for 300 yards on Sept. 25, 2005, passing for three touchdowns in a 33-16 Vikings win o…Upvote Share Tweet
Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears, oh mySep 28For NFC North supremacy after Week 4, who wins the battle in the trenches between the Detroit Lions' defensive line and the Chicago Bears' offensive line?
Brandon Marshall ConversationSep 28Bears WR Brandon Marshall sits down with Hall of Famer Mike Ditka to talk about becoming a legend in Chicago, respecting the game of football and the change in culture Marc Trestman has brought to the organization.
NFL endangered species - fullbacks, pocket QBs, hard-hitting safeties, kic…Sep 28Hot Read: As the NFL evolves, these roles could disappear