The Tennessee Titans are already a third of the way to last season's victory total, thanks to Marcus Mariota's poise in the fourth quarter against Detroit. Mariota's 9-yard touchdown pass to Andre Johnson with 1:13 left lifted Tennessee to a 16-15 win over the Lions. ''I just think
Marcus Mariota converted a fourth down with a perfectly lofted 9-yard pass to Andre Johnson with 1:13 left, lifting the Tennessee Titans to a 16-15 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Mariota dropped the pass over linebacker Tahir Whitehead to Johnson just before safety Rafael Bush could get to the
The Detroit Lions lost their No. 1 rusher Sunday when starter Ameer Abdullah went down with a foot injury against the Tennessee Titans ...
Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah suffered a foot injury in Week 2 against the Tennessee Titans and it is uncertain when he will return to game action this season. Continue for updates...
The Detroit Lions will lean on Matthew Stafford a lot this season, maybe more than ever. ''I've just been through a lot,'' acknowledged Stafford, entering his eighth season. Detroit depended on Stafford's right arm quite a bit in the past, too, but he always had a relatively
Dwayne Washington took a handoff to the left and with a burst of speed, the rookie running back got to the outside and up the sideline for a 58-yard touchdown to likely seal his chances of earning a spot on Detroit's opening-day roster. Jake Rudock probably boosted his chances, too, with three touchdown
A change in the front office, new, brighter lights and an updated weight room? That's plenty of reason to get excited in Detroit. But what about the product that takes the field in 2016?
The Detroit Lions need Eric Ebron on the field to help replace Calvin Johnson. The tight end's status for Week 1 remains up in the air after an ankle injury.
Calvin Johnson may have been the quietest NFL superstar in recent memory. Other than his sensational play, he did little, if anything, to draw attention to himself, and his typically understated retirement earlier this year - there was no farewell press conference at the Detroit Lions' facility - followed
The cast for season 23 of Dancing with the Stars was officially revealed Tuesday, and it has a decidedly athletic flavor led by former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte...
Looking comfy in Jim Bob Cooter's offense, the Lions' signal caller completed nearly 71 percent of his passes after Detroit's bye week in 2015. With news that the Lions are planning to push the pace in 2016, Staff could throw the ball upwards of 640 times in 2016. While losing Calvin Johnson obviously
Baltimore Ravens running back Kenneth Dixon suffered a torn MCL on Saturday night in his team's 30-9 preseason win against the Detroit Lions, per ESPN's Adam Schefter . Continue for updates...
The San Francisco 49ers attempted to shore up their receiving depth Sunday, trading offensive lineman Brandon Thomas to the Detroit Lions for wideout Jeremy Kerley ...
The San Francisco 49ers attempted to shore up their receiving depth Sunday, trading offensive lineman Brandon Thomas to the Detroit Lions for wideout Jeremy Kerley . ESPN...
The 49ers acquired receiver Jeremy Kerley from the Detroit Lions in exchange for reserve offensive lineman Brandon Thomas, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco looked ready to roll in his first action since a knee injury ended his 2015 season, leading a scoring drive vs. Detroit.
Joe Flacco went 11 for 16 for 94 yards in his first action since November, but the Baltimore Ravens lost tight end Benjamin Watson to a season-ending injury during a 30-9 preseason victory over the Detroit Lions on Saturday night. Coming off surgery to repair ligaments in his left knee, Flacco played
The Baltimore Ravens announced that tight end Ben Watson suffered a torn Achilles tendon on the first play of Saturday night's preseason game against the Detroit Lions and won't return this year...
Baltimore Ravens tight end Ben Watson suffered a torn Achilles tendon on the first play of Saturday night's preseason game against the Detroit Lions. Continue for updates. Watson Out for Season Saturday...
Detroit Lions lineman Kerry Hyder was fined $18,231 for his roughing penalty on Cincinnati quarterback A.J. McCarron -- a sum that larger than his likely pay during training camp, a source says.
It's time to find out how Joe Flacco will respond to taking a hit on his surgically repaired left knee. Flacco will start at quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday night against the Detroit Lions, his first game action since tearing his ACL and MCL nine months ago in a game against the
The Detroit Lions plan to use more no-huddle, up-tempo offense under OC Jim Bob Cooter in 2016. The plan could unleash Matthew Stafford's best attributes.
Dwayne Washington moved a step closer to earning a job with the Detroit Lions on Thursday. The seventh-round pick, who leads the team in rushing and has returned a kickoff for a touchdown this preseason, still has a shot to make the team unlike Stevan Ridley. Detroit cut Ridley, who has run for 2,907
The Detroit Lions cut running back Stevan Ridley. The ex-Patriots and Jets running back was buried on the Lions' depth chart and still doesn't appear fully healthy after a 2014 ACL tear.
Ahead of their third preseason game, the Detroit Lions released veteran running back Stevan Ridley on Thursday. The team announced the move on Twitter after Ridley rushed for just 27 yards in two preseason contests...
The Detroit Lions have made some changes, significant and subtle, under first-year general manager Bob Quinn. ''We're starting to act like a winning organization that brings in millions and billions of dollars,'' receiver Golden Tate said. The Lions hired strength and conditioning
Matthew Stafford will take every snap for the Detroit Lions if the season goes as planned. Dan Orlovsky, who has played in just 27 games since making his NFL debut in 2005, will likely be the team's No. 2 quarterback. Jake Rudock, who started at Michigan and Iowa the previous two years, seems to
Lions tight end Eric Ebron returned to practice Tuesday for the first time since injuring his ankle on Aug. 6 during the franchise's mock game at Ford Field.
Joe Flacco's preseason slumber is over. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback told NFL Media's Adam Schein that he plans to play Saturday against the Detroit Lions.
Stephen Tulloch is reuniting with his old coach. The former Lions linebacker has joined Jim Schwartz in Philadelphia after agreeing to terms on a one-year deal with the Eagles.
Through two preseason games, Matthew Stafford has looked sharp. So has Marvin Jones. How should Fantasy owners re-stock their rankings of Lions pass-catchers?
Multiple times during the Detroit's 30-14 loss to Cincinnati in the preseason opener on Thursday night, Lions fans jeered the Lions and backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky.
Jeremy Hill ran for a 9-yard touchdown on Cincinnati's first possession, and the Bengals went on to a 30-14 victory over the Detroit Lions on Thursday night. Hill hurt his left hand in Cincinnati's preseason opener last week, but he had three carries for 16 yards against the Lions and also caught
For one Miami Dolphins assistant coach, it meant suiting up in full pads to get his point across. Shawn Jefferson, the Dolphins' wide receivers coach, played 13 years in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions, and has spent the past few years coaching
Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy said he would like to get some preseason reps in "just to sharpen up" but is preaching patience as he eyes a return for the team's Sept. 11 season opener.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have signed free agent tight end Andrew Quarless, who is facing a two-game suspension to start the season.
The Lions signed former Packer Andrew Quarless on Monday. Can the veteran tight end come back from an injury-plagued 2015 and a two-game suspension in '16 to help Detroit?
Jahvid Best's Olympic dream was struck down by lightning Saturday. The former Lions running back finished seventh in the seventh 100 meter heat, registering a time of 10.39 seconds
When Orlovsky was with the Detroit Lions, he ran out of the back of the end zone, oblivious that he stepped out of bounds and took a safety. It's also a play that will never, ever leave Orlovsky. At least Cody Kessler pulled an Orlovsky in a preseason game.
Detroit's Darius Slay faces off against Pittsburgh's dynamic receiver and the results aren't pretty
Eric Ebron walked without a limp onto the practice field about 30 minutes after the rest of the Detroit Lions began practicing Monday. Afterward, Ebron ignored questions from reporters and Caldwell declined to shed light on anything related to the injury suffered by the tight end over the weekend.
Eric Ebron was on his back, looking as if he feared he was seriously injured. The Detroit Lions tight end pounded the turf with his right fist as the team's medical personnel evaluated his lower right leg. Ebron was later carted off the field, bowing his head and appearing distraught Saturday.
Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron was carted off the field after suffering an ankle injury during practice Saturday. It is unclear when he will be able to return to the field...
The Detroit Lions invested a lot in the middle of their defensive line, drafting Ndamukong Suh No. 2 and Nick Fairley No. 13 in consecutive years, without much of a return. Suh chose to leave the Lions last year as a free agent, signing with the Miami Dolphins. The Lions let Fairley go, and he signed
Larry Warford's job this fall is to save Matthew Stafford. This summer, the Lions guard decided he needed to save himself from the perilous death grip of Pokemon Go.
Enter your email to get updates on this discussion.