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Pride Of Detroit 4 hours ago

Looking ahead to Lions' next opponent: Buffalo Bills

A look at the Buffalo Bills, which will play at the Detroit Lions in Week 5 of the season. Next up for the Detroit Lions is a home game against the Buffalo Bills. Here's an early look at the Bills: Buffalo Bills (2-2) Schedule so far Week 1 - at Bears - won, 23-20 (OT)Week 2 - vs. Dolphins - won, 29-10Week 3 - vs. Chargers - lost, 22-10Week 4 - at Texans - lost, 23-17 Reason for optimism The Bills are toward the bottom of the NFL in passing yards, and they're toward the bottom of the NFL in passing yards allowed as well. That's good news for the Lions considering they are in the top 10 in...
Lions Lowdown | Oakland Press 5 hours ago

Join chat on Thursday to discuss Detroit Lions as they prepare for Bills

Join a chat at 3 p.m. on Thursday to discuss the Detroit Lions (3-1) as they prepare to play the Buffalo Bills (2-2) at Ford Field on Sunday. Former Lions coach Jim Schwartz is the Bills' defensive coordinator which will add another wrinkle to the game. Can the Lions make a sweep of New York teams? They've...
Buffalo Rumblings 1 hour ago

Bills vs. Lions 2014 practice report: Kyle Williams, Nigel Bradham injuries bear watching

The Buffalo Bills began their Detroit Lions prep work without two key defensive starters on the field - and there are no clear indications either way regarding their availability for Sunday. Two key Buffalo Bills starters on defense missed practice on Wednesday as the team began preparations for Sunday's...
Buffalo Rumblings 7 hours ago

Bills vs. Lions, NFL Week 5 2014: news, notes, updates, & preview

Sitting at 2-2 and tied for first place in the AFC East at the quarter-season mark, the Buffalo Bills are turning to quarterback Kyle Orton in an effort to end a two-game skid and re-discover the formula that had them at 2-0 after two weeks. They begin that quest...

Detroit Lions — Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell do not practice

ALLEN PARK — Calvin Johnson, who played at less than 100 percent on Sunday, did not practice today (Wednesday). The Detroit Lions wide receiver injured his ankle in the game on Sept. 21. “It’s definitely better than this time last week, so that’s a plus,’’ Johnson said prior to practice. In Sunday’s win over the Jets, he had two catches for 12 yards.  Calvin Johnson press conference video Last week he sat out practice on Wednesday and Thursday and then was limited on Friday. Running back Joique Bell also did not practice on Wednesday. The team has not...
KFFL 6 hours ago

Lions | Calvin Johnson feeling better

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson ...
Rotoworld 1 hour ago

Calvin Johnson held out on Wednesday - Calvin Johnson (WR) Detroit Lions

Calvin Johnson (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.
Detroit Lions Ndamukong Suh won't address report he wants to play in New York

Detroit Lions Ndamukong Suh won't address report he wants to play in New York

ALLEN PARK — Ndamukong Suh faced reporters on Wednesday for the first time since an ESPN report over the weekend that he would like to play in New York next season. When it was over the Detroit Lions defensive tackle slammed the door to the defensive line meeting room. “I cannot address that for the simple fact that I haven’t spoken to any reporter about it or any reporters about supposedly what has come out,’’ Suh said. Suh’s contract expires after this season and talks have been tabled with the Lions until after the season. He said he didn’t know where the report...
Rotoworld 19 hours ago

Lions work out four veteran players - Tashard Choice (RB) Unsigned Free Agent

The Lions worked out free agent RBs Tashard Choice and Alex Green.

More Lions Rumors & News

Detroit Lions atop tough NFC North division, but not by much

Detroit Lions atop tough NFC North division, but not by much

ALLEN PARK — The Detroit Lions are atop the NFC North with a 3-1 record after Sunday’s win over the Jets. A good start, but just a start. With a big win over the Bears on Sunday, the Packers are 2-2 which matches the records of the Bears and Vikings. The NFC North is the only division where all the teams are at least at .500. “This is a very, very difficult division, everybody within this league is tough and they all have very fine quarterback play and not only that, they can play defense as well,’’ Caldwell said, “And the (coaching) staffs we have to operate against are...
Detroit Lions Jim Caldwell on injuries: Mum on Joique Bell, says Stafford is 'OK'

Detroit Lions Jim Caldwell on injuries: Mum on Joique Bell, says Stafford is 'OK'

ALLEN PARK — Jim Caldwell is consistent about not discussing injuries to his players. He stayed the course on Monday during his press conference. The Detroit Lions coach was the most forthcoming on Matthew Stafford who was limping after the 24-17 win over the Jets on Sunday. “He’s OK,’’ Caldwell said of Stafford who was sacked four times.  "The game is a physical game, lot of contact as you well known and collisions out there,'' Caldwell said. "So a guy is sometimes going to come out of those games pretty sore. From time to time, I doubt that there’s anybody walking...
Buffalo News Sep 28, 2014

Coming attractions: Five things to know about the Detroit Lions

Five things to know about the Buffalo Bills’ upcoming opponent, the Detroit Lions:1. They’ve been doing just fine without Jim Schwartz. Sunday’s 24-17 victory on the road over... Read More
Detroit Lions — James Ihedigbo strong in season debut

Detroit Lions — James Ihedigbo strong in season debut

It took a while for James Ihedigbo to show Lions fans exactly what he is all about. With no signs of rust, the strong safety played his first game this season and his first regular season game with the Lions in the 24-17 win over the Jets on Sunday in New Jersey. What a debut. Ihedigbo finished with five tackles, a sack and a forced fumble. Hello, Detroit. This hard-hitting veteran gave an immediate boost to a secondary that has had more than its share of injuries in the first three games. Ihedigbo — known as Diggs to his teammates — has been out with a neck injury,...
Detroit Lions 3 offensive stars in win over Jets

Detroit Lions 3 offensive stars in win over Jets

In a tough road environment, against the Jets who had the second-best defense in the NFL, the Lions pulled out a huge 24-17 win. Detroit now 3-1 alone atop NFC North. Here are Lions’ three offensive stars of the game: 1. Reggie Bush late in the game, with Joique Bell out with a possible concussion, had to run the ball and he did including a 16-yard scamper on a second-and 5 late in fourth. He stayed in-bounds to keep clock running. He had 12 carries, 46 yards and four catches for 19 yards. 2. Matthew Stafford was sacked four times, but still managed a good game. He ran in for a...

Detroit Lions — Calvin Johnson, Broyles, Ihedigbo active vs. Jets

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday, will start and play today against the Jets at MetLife Stadium, per multiple reports. Johnson was able to practice on a limited basis on Friday. He injured his right ankle in the win over the Packers last Sunday. Wide receiver Ryan Broyles is active for the first time this season with the absence of tight end Joe Fauria who injured his ankle in a freak fall on Wednesday night. Also, as expected, safety James Ihedigbo will play his first game this season. The veteran safety, who is coming off a neck injury,...
Detroit Lions — Five to watch in game vs. Jets

Detroit Lions — Five to watch in game vs. Jets

Kickoff is at 1 p.m. today for the Detroit Lions (2-1) at the N.Y. Jets (1-2) at MetLife Stadium. Here are five Lions to watch: 1. Tight end Eric Ebron is expected to see more action with Joe Fauria out with an injured ankle. Ebron has been third on the depth chart at tight end and has just three catches in his first three games. It’s not that the coaches have been disappointed in him, it’s just that there’s only one football. Offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said this week that he’s blocking better than most people thought he would. Lombardi also expects big production out of...
New York Daily News Sep 27, 2014
Inside the Playbook: Detroit Lions (2-1) at NY Jets (1-2)

Inside the Playbook: Detroit Lions (2-1) at NY Jets (1-2)

The heat is on Geno Smith after a pair of subpar performances in the Jets’ back-to-back losses. How will the Jets faithful respond if Smith gets off to a slow start? Will he get the Mark Sanchez treatment?
Newark Star-Ledger Sep 26, 2014

Detroit Lions: A quick scouting report on the Jets' Week 4 opponent

The Jets must prepare for one of the league's top defenses.
Detroit Lions Matthew Stafford one of first on scene at bridge collapse

Detroit Lions Matthew Stafford one of first on scene at bridge collapse

ALLEN PARK — Matthew Stafford was driving one of the first cars to approach a bridge that had collapsed over the Southfield Freeway about 5:50 a.m. on Friday. “You don’t expect to see that when you’re driving to work, but I’m sure there were people closer than I was,’’ the Lions quarterback said after practice. A trash hauler heading north had hit the Cathedral Street pedestrian bridge. When it collapse it blocked traffic north- and south-bound. The driver was killed. “I was probably, I would assume two to three minutes behind it. When I was pulling up there were a...
Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson practices for first time this week

Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson practices for first time this week

ALLEN PARK — Calvin Johnson returned to practice today (Friday) after missing the previous two days. The Lions wide receiver injured his right ankle in Sunday’s win over the Packers. He participated in the portion of practice open to the media. It’s unknown if he was able to have a full practice. Tight end Joe Fauria, who has a non-football related ankle injury, did not practice.  Also missing were safety Don Carey (hamstring), cornerback Cassius Vaughn (ankle) and linebacker Travis Lewis (quadricep). (Follow @PaulaPasche on Twitter. Order her book,  “100 Things Lions...

Detroit Lions early notes — Calvin Johnson, Joe Fauria status unclear

ALLEN PARK — Jim Caldwell would not offer any news this morning on the ankle injury to tight end Joe Fauria. The Lions coach announced on Thursday that Fauria had injured his ankle in an “innocent” incident at his home on Wednesday night.  If Fauria is unable to play on Sunday at the N.Y. Jets, the Lions could make a roster move to bring tight end Jordan Thompson up from the practice squad.  — No status update from Caldwell on Calvin Johnson who didn’t practice on Wednesday and Thursday with an ankle injury. If Johnson can’t play on Sunday, look for Ryan Broyles to be play...

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