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Grand Rapids Press 12 hours ago

Travis Swanson, Matt Prater, Calvin Johnson miss Lions practice

ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions wrapped up their practice week without their starting center heading into Thursday night's game against the Packers. Travis Swanson missed what is believed to be his first practice of the season. He was also...
Pride Of Detroit 13 hours ago

Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers get the Taiwanese animation treatment

Get ready for the weirdest Lions-Packers preview. Last week, the people over at Taiwanese Animators previewed the rivalry game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Ohio State Buckeyes. This week, it's the Detroit Lions turn: The video features "Glove"r Quin, Megatron and several cameos from a stomping Ndamukong Suh. Any preview that also has the Green Bay Packers melting into a bowl of hot cheese fondue is okay in my book. RIP Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.
Pride Of Detroit Nov 30, 2015

Lions injury report: Ankle injuries plague six players

The place that hurts the most. The Lions practiced on Sunday in preparation for a second consecutive football game on Thursday; this time against the Green Bay Packers. However, the first injury report did not come out until after Monday's practice, where we first got a look-see at what horrible nasties are plaguing the Honolulu Blue this week. Ankle injuries make up over half the injuries listed this week, forcing Lance Moore to miss all of practice and limiting four others, including Calvin Johnson. In addition to Moore and Johnson, Glover Quin, Caraun Reid and Travis Swanson were also...
Express-Times Nov 30, 2015
Eagles' Chip Kelly reaffirms confidence in Byron Maxwell

Eagles' Chip Kelly reaffirms confidence in Byron Maxwell

Eagles cornerback has allowed over 500 yards this season and was not asked to shadow Calvin Johnson Thursday until game was well out of hand.
Grand Rapids Press Nov 30, 2015

Glover Quin, Calvin Johnson back at Lions practice; no Matt Prater

ALLEN PARK -- On Sunday, Glover Quin said he has a high pain tolerance. Sure enough, the Detroit Lions safety returned to practice a day later despite a left ankle injury that sidelined him for the majority of the Thanksgiving...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 29, 2015

Calvin Johnson, at the doorstep of another 1,000-yard season, continues to prove the critics wrong

ALLEN PARK -- Calvin Johnson has had to hear the questions about getting old for a couple years now. He's had to hear questions about his injuries. About whether he was still elite. About whether he was still Calvin Johnson....
Grand Rapids Press Nov 29, 2015

Glover Quin, Calvin Johnson, Caraun Reid among those sitting out Lions practice; Larry Warford in

ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions were without four starters when they began preparations for Thursday's game against the Green Bay Packers. Safety Glover Quin (ankle), receiver Calvin Johnson (ankle), defensive tackle Caraun Reid and receiver Lance Moore (ankle) sat...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 27, 2015

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford just had the best game of his career

DETROIT -- There are only five human beings who have ever thrown for 5,000 yards in a season in the NFL. Matthew Stafford is one of them. He was the fastest QB in NFL history to 20,000 yards. At 27...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 27, 2015

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson has made touchdown catches a Thanksgiving tradition

DETROIT -- Calvin Johnson has turned catching touchdowns into something of a holiday tradition. With three scoring grabs in the 45-14 drubbing of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Detroit Lions star receiver has now caught a touchdown pass in eight of...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 27, 2015

Overshadowed by teammates' gaudy numbers, Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah finding groove

DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford threw five touchdowns passes, Calvin Johnson caught three of them and the Detroit Lions defense delivered another impressive performance, holding the Philadelphia Eagles to just 227 yards in the 45-14 victory. Quietly, overshadowed by all of...
Denver Post Nov 26, 2015
Stafford throws 5 TD passes, Lions beat Eagles 45-14

Stafford throws 5 TD passes, Lions beat Eagles 45-14

DETROIT (AP) Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it.
Pride Of Detroit Nov 26, 2015

Quick thoughts on the Lions' dominant 45-14 victory over Eagles

There's a lot to like about the Detroit Lions' performance against the Philadelphia Eagles. Matthew Stafford was nearly perfect today. His final stat line of 27-38 for 337 yards and 5 touchdowns doesn't even tell the entire story. Stafford laid some beautiful balls to his receivers, and even had to deal with a few drops. His numbers could have (and should have) been even better. I didn't give much credit to the Detroit Lions' running game last week, but this week it definitely deserves some props. Though they only finished with 108 yards and 3.6 a carry, those numbers were weighed down...

Matt Stafford throws 5 TDs to lift Lions to 45-14 win over Eagles

Matthew Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes, three of them to Calvin Johnson, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 45-14 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. The Lions (4-7) have won three straight this season and three in a row in their annual Thanksgiving game. The Eagles...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 26, 2015

Third-quarter update: Lions 38, Eagles 7

DETROIT -- The rout is on as Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson have matched their career-highs for touchdowns with a quarter still left to play and the Detroit Lions up 38-7 againstnbsp;the Philadelphia Eagles.nbsp; The Lions offense took the opening...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 26, 2015

Calvin Johnson, Darius Slay in starting lineup for Lions; QB Sam Bradford out for Eagles

DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions will have their top offensive and defensive players when they battle the Philadelphia Eagles on Thanksgiving. Receiver Calvin Johnson (ankle) and cornerback Darius Slay (neck) were limited during the practice week and listed as questionable...

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