Thanks to Detroit's success this year, Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin's name has resurfaced among a list of viable candidates for 2017 openings.
Saints coach Sean Payton has experienced clutch envy while studying the Lions this season. It's got nothing to do with fashionable, hand-held bags, but everything to do with Detroit's repeated triumphs in close contests. ''Listen, I'm jealous,'' said Payton, whose team has
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram is dealing with a toe injury, and his status for Week 13 against the Detroit Lions is unclear. Continue for updates. Latest on Ingram's Practice Status Thursday, Dec...
The Detroit Lions aren't just coming from behind to win games; they're making money, going 6-1 against the spread their last seven times out. Meanwhile, the New Orleans Saints are even better, going 7-1 ATS over their last eight games...
Bad memories of Saints quarterback Drew Brees completing 32 of 39 passes against his team on a Super Bowl Sunday back in 2010 have come flooding back to Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell this week. More than half a decade has passed since Brees and the Saints beat Caldwell's Indianapolis Colts in
In late October 2015, the Detroit Lions reached a crossroads moment in their offense. Coordinator Joe Lombardi was fired and Jim Bob Cooter was elevated to his position. Matthew Stafford has helped lead the Lions to a 7-4 mark this season, good for first in the NFC North.
Get your lineup for Daily Fantasy Football set for Week 13, keeping in mind Drew Brees and the Saints could have a field day against the Detroit Lions. Our experts put together their lineups based off a $200 budget.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Bills have signed Logan Thomas, a former quarterback who's making the switch to tight end, off of the Detroit Lions' practice squad.
Former quarterback Logan Thomas was signed to the Buffalo Bills' 53-man roster to play tight end, one day after the Detroit Lions signed him to their practice squad.
Forty-eight hours ago Logan Thomas was an unemployed quarterback. Meet tight end Logan Thomas, the guy who signed to the Detroit Lions' practice squad on Monday and who on Tuesday was signed to the Buffalo Bills' active roster. Yes, this is the same Thomas who played quarterback at Virginia Tech —
The Detroit Lions are alone in first place, and their top competitors in the NFC North have been floundering. It's an opportunity for the Lions to win their first division title since 1993 - but their outlook could change awfully quickly if the next few weeks go badly. With road games against the
Amid this season of depression and despair, the Browns haven't lost hope. Sadly, there's still another level of misery for the Browns (0-12), now four losses from joining the 2008 Detroit Lions as the only teams in NFL history to complete a 16-game schedule without a win. This is new territory
The Detroit Lions have gone down to the wire in every game this season, so their kicker has been even more important than usual. Matt Prater has come through when they've needed him. Prater's 40-yard field goal on the final play lifted the Lions to a 16-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings
Matthew Stafford led another crucial drive late in the fourth quarter, and Matt Prater's kicking again helped Detroit to a tight victory over Minnesota. For the second time this month, the Lions edged the Vikings. Prater's 40-yard field goal on the final play gave Detroit a 16-13 victory Thursday
As he stood in his own end zone with the ball on the 2-yard line, it seemed Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford had surely met a fourth-quarter comeback hurdle that was too tall...
For the first time in history, a kicker has taken home Phil Simms ' All-Iron Award. As CBS Sports PR announced , the CBS broadcaster named Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater as ...
Matt Prater kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired after Darius Slay returned an interception 13 yards with 30 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 16-13 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday and into sole possession of first place in the NFC North. The Lions (7-4) have won six of
The city of Detroit is thankful for Darius Slay. The cornerback's crucial interception late in the fourth quarter gave the Detroit Lions the chance to kick a game-winning field ...
The Detroit Lions don't have a ton of great memories on Thanksgiving, especially in recent years ... or recent decades. Slay had an enormous interception off Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford with 30 seconds left in a tie game and returned it to Minnesota's 20-yard line, setting up Matt Prater
A interception by Darius Slay off Sam Bradford in the final minute set up a 40-yard field goal by Matt Prater as time expired to lift the Detroit Lions to a 16-13 victory over the Vikings on Thursday.
An interception by Darius Slay off Sam Bradford in the final minute set up a 40-yard field goal by Matt Prater as time expired to lift the Detroit Lions to a 16-13 victory over the Vikings on Thursday.
The Minnesota Vikings are without the anchor of their offensive line after center Joe Berger was evaluated for a concussion during the team's Thanksgiving matchup against the Detroit Lions , per the team ...
After throwing for 154 first-half yards, Matthew Stafford moved into 50th place in career passing yards, moving past Len Dawson and Rich Gannon.
Note to self: If Aretha Franklin sings the national anthem at the next Super Bowl, bet the over. Franklin, one of the greatest singers ever, sang the national anthem before the Detroit Lions' home game against the Minnesota Vikings. Franklin sat at her piano, adjusted the microphone ... and sang the
DeAngelo Williams is continuing to recover from knee surgery, but he could be returning to the practice field next week. Will he play in Week 13 against the Giants?
DeAndre Levy has made significant progress in his return from a nagging knee injury that has kept his out since Week 1, but his official comeback appears to still be on hold.
Detroit Lions running back Theo Riddick is dealing with an ankle injury and his official playing status for Week 12 against the Minnesota Vikings has yet to be announced. Continue for updates...
Detroit's standout cornerback can't wait to play on Thanksgiving with a lot at stake for a change. The Lions will have a featured game on the holiday as usual, continuing a tradition that dates to 1934, but it will be very significant to them in the standings unlike many matchups over the past
The 2016 NFL Thanksgiving offerings are truly appealing. The three matchups feature the hottest team in the league (Dallas Cowboys), another division leader (Detroit Lions) and four other teams in the playoff mix (Minnesota Vikings, Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts).
Sam Bradford could be without his top target on Thanksgiving. The Minnesota Vikings listed receiver Stefon Diggs as questionable heading into Thursday's tilt versus the Detroit Lions.
Minnesota Vikings defensive back Terence Newman suffered a neck injury against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 11. His official status for Week 12 against the Detroit Lions has yet to be announced...
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs suffered a knee injury against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 11. His official status for Week 12 against the Detroit Lions has yet to be announced...
The Detroit Lions will be looking to claim sole possession of first place in the NFC North when they play host to the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday afternoon...
Thanksgiving games have been around as long as the NFL itself. In 1920, the NFL's first season, there were six games played on Thanksgiving. On Nov. 25, 1920, teams like the Akron Pros, Dayton Triangles and All-Tonawanda (N.Y.) got wins.
Believe it or not, Week 12 of the 2016 NFL season is right around the corner. The week will kick off with three games on Thanksgiving day—two of which will naturally feature the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys...
Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson continued his improbable "Dancing With the Stars" run, as the Pro Bowler dazzled to get to Tuesday's finale.
In the first quarter, Andre Roberts fumbled deep in his territory - pretty much the worst thing a punt returner can do. The next time Roberts handled a punt Sunday, he took it back 55 yards for a touchdown, and the Detroit Lions went on to a 26-19 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. It was one of
It has been a long time since we've had a great schedule of NFL games on Thanksgiving. Let's be honest, most of the time the Detroit Lions have been the issue. Thanks to some recent network flexibility that allows two NFC vs. NFC matchups (before 2014, one of the games had to be AFC vs. NFC to appease
That the Detroit Lions keep winning -- and the manner in which they do -- might be the most insane thing about this topsy-turvy 2016 Lions season.
By Detroit's standards, this was a comfortable, drama-free victory. The Lions beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 26-19 on Sunday , extending a streak in which every Detroit game this season has been decided by seven points or fewer. Detroit took a 23-19 lead on a 1-yard touchdown run by Eric Ebron with
The Jacksonville Jaguars finally forced a couple turnovers. After five straight games without a takeaway, Jacksonville recovered two Detroit fumbles Sunday, but that wasn't enough on a day when neither offense was particularly impressive. Instead it was the Lions who capitalized on the game'
DETROIT (AP) -- Eric Ebron had a go-ahead, 1-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions went on to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 26-19 Sunday.
Jacksonville Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon suffered an ankle injury against the Detroit Lions in Week 11. An official date for his return to the field this season has yet to be announced...
The Detroit Lions have taken good care of the ball this season, and now they're going up against a team that hasn't forced a turnover in a month and a half. ''Turnovers are a funny thing in this league,'' the Detroit quarterback said. The Jacksonville Jaguars are certainly hoping
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