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Seahawks declare Lynch, Mebane out vs. Lions

The Seahawks have officially ruled out running back Marshawn Lynch and defensive tackle Brandon Mebane for Monday night’s game against the Detroit Lions at CenturyLink Field.


Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril provides more than stats

RENTON, Wash. – Cliff Avril has experienced both ends of the spectrum during his NFL career. The ultimate high of winning the Super Bowl in Seattle. And the ultimate low …


Cliff Avril set to face former team with Seahawks hosting Lions

RENTON, Wash. — Cliff Avril has experienced both ends of the spectrum during his NFL career. The ultimate high of winning the Super Bowl in Seattle. And the ultimate low …


Marshawn Lynch, Brandon Mebane questionable for Seahawks on Monday night

RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch and nose tackle Brandon Mebane will be game-time decisions Monday night against the Detroit Lions.


Golden Tate catching fire with Lions doesn’t surprise his former Seahawks teammates

RENTON, Wash. – Golden Tate returns to Seattle on Monday with the Detroit Lions, two years removed from helping lead the Seahawks to a Super Bowl title. For the rest …


Golden Tate returns to Seattle with Detroit Lions

Golden Tate returns to Seattle on Monday with the Detroit Lions, two years removed from helping lead the Seahawks to a Super Bowl title. For the rest of the Seattle …


Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

DETROIT – Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit’s blue-collar roots. Fans adored his gritty work ethic. Teammates embraced his leadership. Coaches found him to be a prized …


NFL Notes: Detroit’s Jim Caldwell calls for improved use of technology in officiating after disputed call in loss to Dallas

Allie Sherman, the diminutive son of Russian immigrants who coached the New York Giants to NFL championship games in his first three seasons, has died. He was 91. Sherman’s family …


Detroit-Dallas playoff drew third largest TV audience in NFL wild-card history

The Detroit-Dallas game Sunday averaged 42.3 million viewers on Fox, the third-highest total in NFL wild-card history. The broadcast trailed the San Francisco-Green Bay game last year on Fox at …


It appears NFL’s switch to all-star officiating crews for playoffs led to poor communication on pass-interference call

A flag flies. Dallas fans groan. Detroit fans rejoice. Then the yellow cloth thrown for defensive pass interference is picked up by the game officials. No penalty is marked off.


Tony Romo, Cowboys rally past Lions in wild card

ARLINGTON, Texas – Facedown on the turf, Tony Romo pounded his hands into the ground like a petulant child. Frustrated by yet another season-ending failure? Far from it. The Dallas …


NFL notes: Detroit’s Ndamukong Suh dodges questions

Ndamukong Suh said he is happy his suspension was lifted for Sunday’s playoff game in Dallas. And that’s about all the Detroit defensive tackle was willing to offer about his …


Lions’ Ndamukong Suh has 1-game suspension reduced to fine

Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh can play in Detroit’s playoff game after his one-game NFL suspension was reduced to a $70,000 fine. Hearing officer Ted Cottrell heard Suh’s expedited appeal …


Jay Cutler will return as starting QB for Chicago Bears with Jimmy Clausen injured

Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen will miss the final game of the season because of a concussion, and Jay Cutler will move back into the lineup. The Bears say Clausen …


Calvin Johnson shines in Detroit’s win over Chicago

DETROIT – After a week of questions about his limited production of late, Calvin Johnson lifted Detroit’s offense with an emphatic reminder that he’s still one of the game’s most …


Tampa Bay signs McCoy to $98 million contract

Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position. McCoy, a 2013 All-Pro, will …


NFL notes: Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson doubtful for Atlanta game

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is still a doubt for Detroit’s game against Atlanta on Sunday in London. Johnson has missed the last two games, both wins, for the …


In brief: Golden Tate blasts Jim Schwarts for Sunday victory ride

NFL: When Jason Jones walked by Jim Schwartz as he was being carried across Ford Field on Sunday, the Detroit Lions defensive end extended his hand in congratulations. Lions receiver …


Johnny Manziel to make preseason debut

Johnny Manziel will have his first real chance to show how he measures up against live NFL competition when the Cleveland Browns play at Detroit today ( 4:30 p.m., NFL …


Detroit Lions owner Ford, 88, dies

William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 88. Ford Motor Co. said in a statement …


Newsmakers

Announced The University of Notre Dame plans to move ahead with a $400 million project to add up to 4,000 premium seats to its football stadium and buildings on three …


NFL notebook: Vikings make Zimmer new coach

Mike Zimmer is finally a head coach in the NFL. The Minnesota Vikings think now is the time for the veteran defensive coordinator. The Vikings announced on Twitter on Wednesday …


Snapshot: Lions hire ex-Colts coach Jim Caldwell

The Detroit Lions have hired coach Jim Caldwell. The team confirmed the move Tuesday and has scheduled a news conference at Ford Field today. San Diego Chargers assistant and former …


Redskins introduce Gruden

The face was different, the words familiar. Like Mike Shanahan and nearly every recent Washington Redskins coach, Jay Gruden is anxious to declare an end to franchise’s days of dysfunction. …


Romo status unclear

Tony Romo led the Dallas Cowboys to a comeback win Sunday that kept their playoff hopes alive. The Cowboys need an even bigger comeback from Romo this week. An MRI …


Tucker kicks Ravens to win

DETROIT – Justin Tucker’s powerful leg kicked the Super Bowl champions into playoff gear. Tucker made six field goals, including a franchise-record 61-yarder with 38 seconds left, that lifted the …


On 10th try, Lions finally get to enjoy Thanksgiving

DETROIT – Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush did their part to keep the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in the game. Stafford turned the ball over a few times and …


Packers’ Sitton blasts Lions’ coaches, D-line: ’They’re all just scumbags’

Green Bay Packers guard Josh Sitton called out the Detroit Lions on the airwaves in Milwaukee on Tuesday leading up to their Thanksgiving Day showdown. Sitton spoke on WSSP about …


Meriweather targets knees, Marshall

After saying he’s going to “take peoples’ knees out” to avoid another suspension for hits to the head, Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather struck another blow – declaring that “people …


Stafford catches Dallas Cowboys off guard

DETROIT – Calvin Johnson thought Matthew Stafford was going to spike the ball for at least another snap. The Dallas Cowboys did, too.