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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 …


Julian Edelman injured in Patriots’ 30-28 win over Lions

Julian Edelman limped off the field with an injured right knee, putting a damper on strong performance from Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Edelman was hurt on the …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 11:22 p.m.

Lions handle Christian Hackenberg, beat Jets 16-6; Marks gets first NFL grab

Matthew Stafford threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Jones in the second quarter, and the Detroit Lions shut down Christian Hackenberg and the New York Jets 16-6 in a …


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 …


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.


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,” …


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 …


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


Lions concerned about Russell Wilson’s ability to run

Russell Wilson isn’t running like he used to.


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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.


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.