3:58 PM EST, Fri December 19, 2014
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Chicago Bears' Kyle Long latest player to pitch Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh on jumping ship

Chicago Bears' Kyle Long latest player to pitch Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh on jumping ship

The Bears drafted Long to be a Suh-stopper, but the second-year lineman wouldn't have to worry about that if the All-Pro defensive tackle opted to take his talents to Chicago this offseason.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago

Nobody's beaten the Detroit Lions on the ground, but Bears might not have a choice

Running against Detroit has proven time and again to be a fool's errand, but the Bears might not have any choice but to go for it anyway.
Pride Of Detroit 3 hours ago

On Paper: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears

Previewing the Week 16 matchup between the lowly Chicago Bears and the surging Detroit Lions. The Detroit Lions (10-4) are a win away from the postseason. The Chicago Bears (5-9) are on the verge of their worst record in a decade. The teams are heading in opposite trajectories, with the Lions riding...
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago

Detroit Lions getting healthy just in time for Bears game

Defensive tackle Nick Fairley was the only player to miss practice Friday, the final day of preparation for Sunday's game in Chicago against the Bears.
5 reasons Detroit Lions defense has transformed into one of NFL's best units

5 reasons Detroit Lions defense has transformed into one of NFL's best units

The Lions had a defense that ranked in the middle of the pack the past four years, but have developed into an elite unit this season despite minimal personnel changes in the offseason.

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Detroit Lions chat: Jimmy Clausen is all that stands between Detroit Lions and playoff berth

Detroit Lions chat: Jimmy Clausen is all that stands between Detroit Lions and playoff berth

Join MLive reporters Justin Rogers and Kyle Meinke (maybe) to have all your Detroit Lions questions answered.
Detroit Lions Q&A: Cassius Vaughn dishes on uniforms, mascots and weird pregame rituals

Detroit Lions Q&A: Cassius Vaughn dishes on uniforms, mascots and weird pregame rituals

Detroit's defense has been really good this season, which makes it easy to forget just how much of a trouble spot the nickel was there for a second. But Vaughn has played increasingly well in recent weeks to help shore up what had been a position of fluidity. He's known as one of the most affable personalities in the Lions locker room, and the defensive back is next up in the Lions Q&A series
Golden Tate hopes Jimmy Clausen 'stays safe' against Detroit Lions defense

Golden Tate hopes Jimmy Clausen 'stays safe' against Detroit Lions defense

Jimmy Clausen will make his first start in four years. And he'll do it against the Detroit Lions' top-ranked scoring defense. A defense that has been known to maul the occasional quarterback.
New Detroit Lions CB Josh Thomas slams New York Jets, sheds details on playbook theft

New Detroit Lions CB Josh Thomas slams New York Jets, sheds details on playbook theft

Total price tag for the theft: $12,000. Then he was released by the Jets. And, yeah, he thinks the two could have been linked.
Detroit Lions' Teryl Austin would accept head coaching interviews, but not thinking about that now

Detroit Lions' Teryl Austin would accept head coaching interviews, but not thinking about that now

Austin will be one of the top minority candidates recommended by the Fritz Pollard Foundation to teams looking for coaching candidates this offseason.
Grand Rapids Press Dec 18, 2014
Photo gallery: Detroit Lions practice in chilly temperatures in preparation for Bears

Photo gallery: Detroit Lions practice in chilly temperatures in preparation for Bears

Wrapped in layers, gloves and masks, the Detroit Lions practiced outdoors at their practice facility in Allen Park ahead of their game Sunday in Chicago against the Bears.
C.J. Mosley misses Detroit Lions practice to be with newborn son; Rob Sims out too

C.J. Mosley misses Detroit Lions practice to be with newborn son; Rob Sims out too

Mosley is starting right now for Nick Fairley, who remains sidelined with a knee injury. Left guard Rob Sims also was sidelined for practice.

Detroit Lions — C.J. Mosley, Rob Sims don't practice

ALLEN PARK — Lions defensive tackle C.J. Mosley, who was added late to Wednesday’s injury report, did not practice today (Thursday). His absence was not injury related. Also left guard Rob Sims didn’t practice. He was not on Wednesday’s injury report. Defensive end George Johnson, who missed on Wednesday with an illness, returned to work on Thursday. New cornerback Josh Thomas, who was claimed off waivers from the Jets, was at work wearing No. 24. Nick Fairley also did not practice. The Lions practiced in outdoor temps of 31 degrees in preparation for the game at...
Detroit Lions go way back to find film on Bears QB Jimmy Clausen

Detroit Lions go way back to find film on Bears QB Jimmy Clausen

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell addressed the news in his usual even temperament, though one could not help but think he was surprised by the news as well.
Detroit Lions Caldwell says 'bit of unknown' with Bears' Jimmy Clausen

Detroit Lions Caldwell says 'bit of unknown' with Bears' Jimmy Clausen

ALLEN PARK — It was adjustment time when the Lions coaching staff heard early Wednesday night that quarterback Jimmy Clausen would be starting for the Bears instead of Jay Cutler on Sunday in Chicago. “We had a chance to take a look at him, there’s always still a question of whether they’ll do the same things they’ve been doing with him,’’ coach Jim Caldwell said on Thursday morning. “There’s certainly a bit of an unknown there. There’s enough tape of him in preseason and things of that nature to get a good look at him.’’ Clausen played in three preseason games...
The philosophical change that helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford finally curb his turnovers

The philosophical change that helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford finally curb his turnovers

With two games to go in the regular season, Stafford has just 10 interceptions. His career best for a full season is 16.
Detroit Lions look to prove they're built to win outdoors

Detroit Lions look to prove they're built to win outdoors

The Lions have gone nearly two decades without beating an opponent when the temperature is below 40 degrees at kickoff. The team has also failed to beat the Chicago Bears or Green Bay Packers in December since 1993.

Detroit Lions chat set for 3 p.m. on Thursday

Join me at 3 p.m. on Thursday for a live chat discussing the Detroit Lions as they prepare to face the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field. Quarterback Jay Cutler has been benched in favor of Jimmy Clausen who is 1-9 as an NFL starter. Plenty to discuss.

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    Ndamukong Suh

    Lions can lean on Ndamukong Suh

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    Matthew Stafford

    The philosophical change that helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford finally curb his turnovers

  • 1 Nick Fairley

    Nick Fairley

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  • 1 Cassius Vaughn

    Cassius Vaughn

    Detroit Lions Q&A: Cassius Vaughn dishes on uniforms, mascots and weird pregame rituals

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