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It wasn’t easy – 35 to 28 was the final score. The Chiefs couldn’t convert down in the Broncos’ red zone to tie the game. Peyton Manning threw for over 400 yards and five touchdowns, four to Eric Decker.
The Lions cut the cheese, and it never smelled better. AT home on Thanksgiving, Detroit trailing 10-3, the Lions rattled off 37 unanswered points to win 40-10 over the Green Bay Packers. It was a coming out party of sorts, for the Lions simply dominated in every facet of football. The total yards: Lions 561, Packers 126. Rushing Yards: Lions [...]
Lions and Peyton lost some tough games… and I didn’t watch the Pistons or Clippers, but they both won. Am I the jink horse or what?!
News: Burleson (forearm) is probable for Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay. (Fri Nov 22) Spin: Burleson practiced fully Thursday and Friday, and he’s finally ready to take back his role as Detroit’s second wideout behind Calvin Johnson. via Nate Burleson Stats, News, Videos, Highlights, Pictures, Bio – Detroit Lions R [...]
The coaching may have let this one slip away. The Lions trailed 14-0 but stormed back to lead 27-20 at halftime. Leading 27-23 in sloppy conditions, the Lions took a gamble and faked a field goal, only to fumble away the possession. The Steelers couldn’t score that well, and those three points were the difference when they took a 30-27 [...]
27-17 final from Mile High Stadium. The Chiefs offense is pretty simple and struggled to score. Peyton put together enough solid drives that the rematch in Kansas City looks winnable as well. Chiefs exposed.
Chicago, IL 2-PT FAIL The Bears scored too fast a touchdown on their opening drive, but the Lions responded with one of their own, slowly and steadily driving for a seven to seven tie. That score held until the Bears were poised to break it to end the first half. Instead, Jay Cutler was picked off in the end zone. 7-7 halftime. The Lions star [...]
“I think if you have a problem with somebody — a legitimate problem with somebody — you should say, ‘I have a problem with this,’ and stand up and be a man,” Dolphins offensive tackle Tyson Clabo said. “I don’t think what happened is necessary. I don’t know why he’s doing this, and t [...]
According to Suh, “I want to beat the best no matter what. Every single week.” The Lions play the Chicago Bears Sunday, and QB Jay Cutler may miss the contest. Later on in the season on Thanksgiving, the Lions play the Green Bay Packers. Their QB Aaron Rodgers just fractured his collarbone.
Representatives of the Oneida Indian Nation on Wednesday asked NFL executives to sanction Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder for conduct detrimental to the league for continuing to use a team nickname and mascot that “promote a dictionary-defined racial slur.” redskin noun [C] /ˈred.skɪn/ offensive via redskin noun – [...]
Lions receive kick. 3 and out. Dallas one first down and punt. Lions’ Reggie Bush runs for first down, picks up 14 yards and the lions punt. —– 7:41 Dallas marches inside Lion territory but get stuck Lions start at own 10. Matthew Stafford passes over the middle to Megatron, who runs 87 yards to the Dallas three. After an in [...]
Saying Luck will be Elway and you can’t pass up again is All about Jim Irsay. This is still about the Indianapolis Colts. #18 remains at the top of the game. via They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? – Yahoo Voices – voices.yahoo.com.
After six games, the Lions rank second in the NFL in percentage of sacks per dropback, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Quarterback Matthew Stafford has taken nine sacks in 252 dropbacks for a percentage of 3.6, lower than all NFL teams except the Denver Broncos (2.0 percent via five sacks in 249 dropbacks). The Lions’ offensi [...]
“ Without Peyton, there would be no Lucas Oil Stadium. This team would be playing in L.A. right now. I don’t understand Jim saying this. ” – Tony Dungy, on Colts owner Jim Irsay’s criticism of Peyton Manning via Tony Dungy on Jim Irsay’s comments about Peyton Manning — ‘Jim is making this personal’ [...]
Up 7-0, the Browns looked pretty easy. Then they got a few big plays and scored 17 unanswered, leading 17-7 at halftime. The Lions defense held for the entire second half, starting with a quick three and out on Cleveland to begin the 3rd quarter. The Lions marched down and scored thanks to Reggie Bush, who caught several passes, including the [...]
The Lions are a good enough team to warrant a reach for an MVP candidate, and Suh is not even really a reach. He’s one of the most fearsome individual defensive forces in the NFL today and a heck of a nice guy who gets a bad rep because of all the people who keep leaving their necks right there on the ground while he’s stomping hi [...]