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The Falcoholic 15 mins ago

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford isn't having the best year, notwithstanding his latest fourth quarter heroics

Fact: Matthew Stafford prefers a nice cotton blend over polyester Matthew Stafford is a quarterback Falcons fans can identify with - he played at Georgia, he's gritty, he loves a comeback, and like Matt Ryan, he's not reached his ceiling. Both quarterbacks are widely consider good but not yet great. If you don't respect Stafford, then you're probably not a Matt Ryan fan. Despite their similarities, they couldn't be having different years. Stafford, on the one hand, isn't playing very well. Sure, he led a gutsy, fourth quarter comeback against the Saints last week. And sure, we're not even...
The Falcoholic 7 hours ago

The Falcons fall to 25th in the weekly SB Nation power rankings

Fact: Arthur Blank is an internationally ranked double dutcher Well Falcoholics, it's that time again. SB Nation's weekly power rankings are here, and [spoiler alert] the Falcons are ranked pretty low. In fact, they fell one spot to 25. It is the highest ranking among the 8 teams with at least 5 losses,...

Jerome Couplin signs with Detroit Lions' practice squad, will arrive in England on Wednesday

BAGSHOT, England -- Jerome Couplin wasn't unemployed for long. The Detroit Lions have signed the safety to their practice squad, according to team president Tom Lewand. The move comes just two days after Couplin was cut from the 53-man roster....
Brandon Lee Gowton / Bleeding Green Nation 17 hours ago

Former Eagles News: Ifeanyi Momah lands on Lions practice squad

An update on some former Eagles players around the NFL. In this edition of "Former Eagles News", we take a look at several former Philadelphia players who are making (minor) headlines around the NFL. Don't forget to check out Mike Kaye's latest roundup as well. • Ifeanyi Momah lives! The 6-7, 240...

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Detroit Lions Twitter Talk: On Matthew Stafford's accuracy, RB depth chart and 2015 needs

Detroit Lions Twitter Talk: On Matthew Stafford's accuracy, RB depth chart and 2015 needs

The Detroit Lions are stillin first place ofthe NFC North and have been ever since we brought this feature over from ourTigers section. Coincidence? Definitely. On to the questions. @Justin_Rogers Hypothesis: Detroit drops function of poor Stafford accuracy. Fig 1:...
Reggie Bush remains Detroit Lions' starting tailback despite running game's struggles

Reggie Bush remains Detroit Lions' starting tailback despite running game's struggles

Joique Bell continues to outplay Reggie Bush. And Reggie Bush continues to be listed ahead of Joique Bell on the depth chart.
Detroit Lions second look: Defensive breakdowns abound on Golden Tate's long TD

Detroit Lions second look: Defensive breakdowns abound on Golden Tate's long TD

The Saints lacked execution and effort on a short pass play that Tate turned into a 73-yard score.
Grand Rapids Press 16 hours ago
Atlanta, by the numbers: Falcons' offensive line too depleted to protect Matt ryan

Atlanta, by the numbers: Falcons' offensive line too depleted to protect Matt ryan

The Falcons only have one of their original starting offensive lineman left after a rash of season-ending injuries. And quarterback Matt Ryan is feeling the loss.
Reggie Bush: Only matter of time before London lands NFL team

Reggie Bush: Only matter of time before London lands NFL team

It seems inevitable that London will eventually host a Super Bowl. Some are projecting the city could even land its own team. Reggie Bush believes both will happen.
Grand Rapids Press 18 hours ago
Photos: Detroit Lions participate in NFL Play 60 event in London

Photos: Detroit Lions participate in NFL Play 60 event in London

Upon arrival, the Detroit Lions were immediately whisked to the University of Surrey, located in the English countryside about an hour southwest of Central London, where they hosted an NFL Play 60 event with an estimated 200 local schoolchildren.
Grand Rapids Press 19 hours ago
Photos: Detroit Lions arrive in London

Photos: Detroit Lions arrive in London

The Lions (5-2) chartered a flight to London, where they will face the Atlanta Falcons (2-5) on Sunday at Wembley Stadium. But they were hardly in the lap of luxury.
Detroit Lions second look: Breaking down Drew Brees' career-worst incompletion streak

Detroit Lions second look: Breaking down Drew Brees' career-worst incompletion streak

If you're using our app, click here to view full post, including screenshots. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had no problem carving up the Detroit Lions' No.1-ranked defense through the first three quarters, but when all the chips were...

Video: Detroit Lions do Nae Nae dance with London schoolchildren

The Detroit Lions hosted a Play 60 clinic when they arrived in London -- and did a little dancing, too.
Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson has started to run

Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson has started to run

Calvin Johnson is running again, but still no guarantees that he’ll be ready to play on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons in London. The Detroit Lions wide receiver was interviewed Tuesday morning on the NFL Network by Steve Wyche and Jordan Babineaux. “I’ll tell you this much, I’m getting better and better on a daily basis,’’ Johnson said in the interview. “So we’re just going to keep on. I’m going on that track; I’m working with the training staff a ton. We’re getting a lot of good work in and going in the right direction.” Johnson has missed the last two...
Detroit Lions make grueling trip to London, and have no time to rest

Detroit Lions make grueling trip to London, and have no time to rest

Once they arrived here in England at around 9 a.m. Tuesday -- that's 4 a.m. in Detroit -- they didn't have time for a nap. They didn't even have time for a shower.
Detroit Lions' Reggie Bush will play in London; Calvin Johnson running, but status undecided

Detroit Lions' Reggie Bush will play in London; Calvin Johnson running, but status undecided

Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush had plenty of time to rest their ailing ankles during the nearly-seven hour flight to England. And at least one of them will play Sunday.

Detroit Lions have 77.4 percent chance of making playoffs, per fivethirtyeight.com

The Detroit Lions improved to 5-2 with their stunning comeback Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, and remain atop the NFC North for a fifth consecutive week. They've also become one of the heaviest mathematical favorites to make the playoffs.

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    Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford isn't having the best year, notwithstanding his latest fourth quarter heroics

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