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UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 12:10 p.m.

Lions release running back Theo Riddick after 6 seasons

The Detroit Lions have released running back Theo Riddick after six seasons with the team. Coach Matt Patricia announced the move and also confirmed the signing of defensive lineman Mike …


UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 1:48 p.m.

Lions look to get leg up with coach Matt Patricia arriving at camp in cast

Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia is beginning his second training camp with a cast on his left leg. Patricia arrived at his season-opening news conference on a knee scooter. He …


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 1:02 p.m.

Jermaine Kearse signs with Lions, rekindles bad memories for Matt Patricia

The Lions have signed receiver Jermaine Kearse. He was added to the roster on Detroit’s final day of mandatory minicamp. He had one of the most memorable catches in the …


Matthew Stafford endures ‘tough times’ after wife’s tumor surgery

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is juggling his job on the field and his role as a husband and father as his wife recovers from surgery to remove a brain …


Kerryon Johnson looking forward to 2nd season with Lions

Kerryon Johnson’s rookie season was one of few bright spots for the Detroit Lions in 2018 – and even that ended sooner than the young running back would have liked. …


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 5:49 p.m.

Lions QB Matthew Stafford sits out workout as wife has brain tumor

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford did not join his teammates at voluntary workouts Tuesday. His wife was packing for a hospital visit later in the day. Kelly Stafford announced earlier …


From high atop Kilimanjaro, Haloti Ngata retires

Haloti Ngata found a unique place to announce his retirement from the NFL: atop Mount Kilimanjaro.


Vikings beat Lions 27-9 to move step closer to playoffs

Kirk Cousins threw a 44-yard Hail Mary to Kyle Rudolph as time expired in the first half to put the Minnesota Vikings ahead and they went on to beat the …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 9:01 p.m.

NFL Capsules: Rams improve best record in NFL, beat Lions 30-16

Todd Gurley ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns to help the Los Angeles Rams overcome a sputtering start to beat the Detroit Lions 30-16 Sunday and clinch the NFC …


NFL roundup: Saints win 10th straight, eliminate Falcons in NFC South

Drew Brees threw four touchdown passes to inexperienced receivers and the New Orleans Saints won their 10th straight game Thursday night with a 31-17 victory over visiting Atlanta that eliminated …


Mitchell Trubisky doubtful for Bears’ Thanksgiving matchup with Lions

The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears will meet for the second time in 12 days – yet this matchup already looks a lot different. Mitchell Trubisky, Chicago’s starting quarterback, is …


Second-year Seahawk David Moore getting better every game

A year ago, Pete Carroll might not have thrown his challenge flag when he saw David Moore lose control of the ball as he hit the turf at the end …


‘Retooled’ Seahawks gaining confidence with fourth win in past five games

Pete Carroll, John Schneider, anyone in the Seahawks front office – they refused to use the “R” word this offseason. Didn’t matter how many Pro Bowlers left or got hurt …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 10:50 p.m.

Seahawks hold off Detroit Lions after explosive second quarter

Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes in the second quarter to put the Seahawks ahead and they went on to beat the Detroit Lions 28-14 Sunday, leaning on their running …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:10 p.m.

David Moore moves from 7th-rounder to Seahawks’ No. 3 WR

It’s taken just a few weeks for David Moore to start getting attention. In the past three games, Moore has gone from being mostly a special teams contributor with only …


Lions acquire defensive tackle Damon Harrison from Giants

Damon Harrison is officially headed to the Detroit Lions. The trade for the defensive tackle has been made official by the teams.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

Seahawks back from bye, with K.J. Wright, Ed Dickson practicing

The Seahawks got back to work Monday following their trip to London and their bye week. They were on the field for a little more than an hour at the …


New York Jets poured it on in third quarter to rout Detroit Lions

Sam Darnold made a stellar debut despite throwing a pick-6 on his first NFL pass and the New York Jets intercepted five passes while routing the Detroit Lions 48-17 in …


UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 11:52 a.m.

Lions’ Matt Patricia says he was ‘falsely accused’ of assault

Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia says he was “falsely accused” in a 1996 sexual assault allegation that resurfaced this week. Patricia held a brief news conference a day after a …


UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:26 p.m.

Lions coach Matt Patricia denies 1996 assault allegation

A 1996 sexual assault allegation has surfaced against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia. The Detroit News reports that Patricia and a friend were indicted 22 years ago by a Texas …


Lions using franchise tag on Ziggy Ansah

The Detroit Lions have designated defensive end Ziggy Ansah as their franchise player. Ansah, a first-round draft pick in 2013, has 44 sacks in five years with Detroit, including 12 …


Lions hope coach Matt Patricia ends their search for winner

The Detroit Lions introduced Matt Patricia as their coach. Patricia, with his beard trimmed, had his first news conference on the team’s indoor practice field. He helped New England win …


Lions hire Matt Patricia as coach, eyeing the Patriot Way

The Detroit Lions hired Matt Patricia on Monday, doubling down on the franchise’s hope it can copy the New England Patriots’ formula for success. The expected hiring of the defensive …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 8:14 p.m.

2 fired, 1 retired and 1 near miss on NFL’s ‘Black Monday’

The Lions and Bears showed their coaches the door. Bruce Arians of the Cardinals found it himself. And Vance Joseph of the Broncos remained gainfully employed despite enduring the sort …


Detroit Lions stay in playoff picture with win over Chicago Bears

Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes and avoided mistakes, allowing the Detroit Lions to stay in the playoff picture with a 20-10 victory over the Chicago Bears on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 3:28 p.m.

Case Keenum-led Vikings beat Lions 30-23, add to division lead

Case Keenum threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score all in the first half to give the Minnesota Vikings a double-digit lead and they went on to beat …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 4 p.m.

Lions add DE Dwight Freeney off waivers from Seahawks

The Detroit Lions have added Dwight Freeney off waivers from Seattle. Detroit acquired the 37-year-old Freeney a day before hosting the Minnesota Vikings in a possibly pivotal game for the …


Lions win 30-17 as QB Matthew Stafford dissects Packers

Matthew Stafford passed for 361 yards and two touchdowns to Marvin Jones, and the Detroit Lions snapped a three-game losing streak with a 30-17 win on Monday night over the …


Falcons missing 3 injured starters for game against Lions

The Atlanta Falcons will be without three starters Sunday when they face the Detroit Lions in a matchup of unbeaten teams. Linebacker Vic Beasley Jr., right tackle Ryan Schraeder and …


Matthew Stafford throws 2 TD passes as Lions beat Giants

Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York …