Stories tagged: Detroit Lions
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Jake Rudock helps Lions take advantage of Luckless Colts 24-10
Jake Rudock showed the Detroit Lions he could fill in for Matthew Stafford – if needed.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Lions acquire OT Greg Robinson from Rams and sign OT Cyrus Kouandjio
The Detroit Lions bolstered their offensive line to make up for the potential loss of tackle Taylor Decker. Detroit acquired offensive tackle Greg Robinson from the Los Angeles Rams for …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Former University of Idaho, Detroit Lions football player Wayne Walker dies at 80
Former University of Idaho and NFL football player Wayne Walker died on Friday from complications from Parkinson’s disease.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Detroit Lions unveil new-look uniforms
The Detroit Lions will have a new look next season. They unveiled new, Nike Vapor Untouchable uniforms for season-ticket holders at Ford Field. Detroit will have home, away, “color rush,” …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Judge signs deal to demolish Silverdome, former Lions home
The former home of the Detroit Lions will be demolished. A judge approved a deal Tuesday between the city of Pontiac and the owners of the Pontiac Silverdome to get …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Detroit Lions reach 3-year deal with T.J. Lang
T.J. Lang is switching sides in an NFC North rivalry – and returning to his roots.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Police: Former Detroit Lions player arrested in Oregon
Police say they arrested a former NFL player after he tried to force his way into an Oregon home and then took his clothes off. Police went to the Woodburn …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Norman Chad: It’s official, another column about officiating
In a perfect world – and, boy oh boy, at the moment we are so far from a perfect world, it feels like I’m subletting a studio in Dante’s Inferno …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Rumbling again, Thomas Rawls leads Seattle past Detroit, 26-6
The formula that has led the Seattle Seahawks to unmatched success over the past five seasons returned. A healthy dose of Thomas Rawls rumbling on the ground. A few timely …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
Paul Richardson shows the flash in Seahawks’ romp of Detroit
With the emergence of Doug Baldwin, the arrival of Tyler Lockett and a list of injuries that slowed his development, Paul Richardson was seemingly forgotten as one of the pass …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Seahawks will try to rediscover their running game in playoff opener against Lions
The Seattle Seahawks announced this week that they will have University of Washington seismologists at the ready Saturday night to provide real-time monitoring of the ground vibrations generated by fans …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Zach Zenner brushes off comments about being NFL’s best white RB
Zach Zenner brushed off comments made by Seattle’s Michael Bennett, who said the Detroit Lion was the best white running back in the NFL, insisting he wasn’t bothered by the …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Without Earl Thomas, Seahawks’ vaunted defense looks vulnerable
Until a month ago, the Seattle Seahawks never knew what it was like without Earl Thomas on the field.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Lions concerned about Russell Wilson’s ability to run
Russell Wilson isn’t running like he used to.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Seahawks enter the playoffs with a whimper, not a roar
For the fifth straight season, the Seattle Seahawks have won 10 games and are headed to the playoffs, the longest such streaks in franchise history.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 1 a.m.
UConn hires Randy Edsall to return as coach from NFL’s Lions
UConn is bringing back Randy Edsall as coach, hoping to turn around the Huskies by rehiring the winningest coach in school history.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 8:38 p.m.
Dez Bryant, Cowboys keep Lions’ playoff hopes on hold, 42-21
Dez Bryant threw his first career touchdown pass between a pair of scoring catches, Ezekiel Elliott ran for two TDs and the Dallas Cowboys kept Detroit from clinching a playoff …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Detroit Lions beat Minnesota Vikings 16-13, have sole possession of 1st place
Matt Prater kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired after Darius Slay returned an interception 13 yards with 30 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 16-13 win …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 7:10 p.m.
NFL notes: Percy Harvin coming out of retirement to sign with Bills, could face Seahawks
Retirement proved to be temporary for Percy Harvin, the once-dynamic playmaker who’s back in the NFL and returning to Buffalo to reinforce the Bills injury-depleted group of receivers.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Spokane’s Gail Cogdill, former NFL and WSU great, dies at age 79
Gail Cogdill, a star receiver for Washington State, the Detroit Lions and the NFL rookie of the year in 1960, has died. He was 79.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 8:17 p.m.
NFL notes: Miami Dolphins boast stalwart defensive line
Miami Dolphins defensive line coach Terrell Williams was engaged in conversation on the field following practice Friday when end Cameron Wake came up from behind and playfully draped a large, …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 8:40 p.m.
NFL notes: QB Brock Osweiler signs $72 million deal with Texans
NFL notes: Osweiler signs four-year deal with Texans
Tue., March 8, 2016, 7:53 p.m.
Detroit Lions star WR Calvin Johnson retires after 9 seasons
Calvin Johnson, one the most spectacular receivers in NFL history, retired from the Detroit Lions on Tuesday and rekindled memories of the way superstar running back Barry Sanders quietly stepped …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:57 a.m.
Lions star WR Calvin Johnson retires after 9 seasons
Calvin Johnson has retired. The 30-year-old receiver, known as Megatron, announced his decision Tuesday to walk away from the NFL after nine mostly spectacular seasons with the Detroit Lions.
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Lions say they’re still giving Calvin Johnson time to decide future
The Detroit Lions are still giving Calvin Johnson time to ponder his future.
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 10:08 p.m.
Packers beat Lions 27-23 on Rodgers-to-Rodgers Hail Mary
Aaron Rodgers took the shotgun snap on an untimed down with no time left, shuffled to his left, slipped a sack, rolled right and heaved a pass that seemed as …
Fri., Nov. 27, 2015, 8:41 p.m.
Ziggy Ansah fulfilling his promise for Detroit Lions
Growing up in Ghana, Ziggy Ansah did dream of becoming a sports star in North America.
Thu., Nov. 26, 2015, 6:40 p.m.
Matthew Stafford throws 5 TD passes as Lions rout Eagles
Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it.
Thu., Nov. 5, 2015, 6:50 p.m.
NFL notes: Detroit Lions fire team president, general manager
The one-win Detroit Lions, looking nothing like the team that reached the playoffs last season, fired team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew on Thursday and promised to …
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 10:03 p.m.
NFL notes: Lions fire offensive coordinator Lombardi, 2 OL coaches
Hours before leaving for their longest road trip of the season, the Detroit Lions shook up their offensive coaching staff.