Adams optimistic about playing with Packers records in sight

Football 12/26/18, 18:32

Packers wideout Davante Adams is optimistic that he will be able to play in Green Bay's season finale against the Detroit Lions, a game in which he would have a shot to break a couple of franchise receiving records.Adams missed practice on Wednesday. The star receiver hurt his right knee ...

Patricia building rapport with Lions, but not success yet

Football 12/24/18, 17:06

Coach Matt Patricia couldn't deliver a playoff berth in his first season with the Detroit Lions, but he gave his players the next best thing on Monday.A day off.It was Victory Monday without the victory in Allen Park, as the players didn't have organized meetings the day before their regular ...

Lions assured of last-place finish after loss to Vikings

Football 12/23/18, 18:32

The collapse of the Detroit Lions is essentially complete.There's still one more game to go, but the Lions are now assured of their first last-place finish since 2012 after a 27-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Detroit actually dominated the first 25 minutes or so, but the Lions ...

Vikings beat Lions 27-9 to move step closer to playoffs

Sports 12/23/18, 16:43

Kirk Cousins threw a 44-yard Hail Mary to Kyle Rudolph as time expired in the first half to put the Minnesota Vikings ahead and they beat the Detroit Lions 27-9 Sunday, moving a step closer to playing in the postseason.The Vikings could have clinched a spot in the playoffs with ...

Lions put Kerryon Johnson on IR, activate Jamal Agnew off IR

Football 12/19/18, 16:12

The Detroit Lions put rookie running back Kerryon Johnson on injured reserve with a knee injury.Detroit also activated returner Jamal Agnew from IR on Wednesday. Agnew has been out since Week 5 because of a knee injury. The Lions host Minnesota on Sunday.Johnson ran for 641 yards and three scores ...

Bills youth movement is beginning to make an impact

Football 12/17/18, 20:07

First-round draft picks, quarterback Josh Allen and linebacker Tremaine Edmunds, might be the Buffalo Bills' most high-profile rookies making a notable impact this season.They're not the only ones.Though eliminated from playoff contention, the Bills (5-9) are getting a promising glimpse into the future in seeing the initial signs of their ...

Lions lament being eliminated following 14-13 loss to Bills

Football 12/16/18, 19:39

Matt Patricia had no time to reflect on missing the playoffs for just the second time during 15 NFL seasons.For one, this isn't New England, where the rookie Detroit Lions coach spent his first 14 seasons as an assistant. And, Patricia said, there are still two games left for the ...

Bills RB McCoy questionable with hamstring injury

Sports 12/14/18, 16:33

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is questionable for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions.McCoy suffered a hamstring injury against the New York Jets last weekend. He missed practice on Wednesday before being limited the past two days.Running back Chris Ivory is also questionable with a shoulder injury, though Ivory ...

Bills’ LeSean McCoy to miss practice with hamstring injury

Football 12/12/18, 11:53

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy won't practice Wednesday, leaving uncertain his status to play against the Detroit Lions this weekend.Coach Sean McDermott would only say "we'll just take it one day at a time right now" when asked if he expects McCoy to be able to practice this week.McCoy ...

Lions put DE Ziggy Ansah on injured reserve

Football 12/11/18, 17:32

Ziggy Ansah may have played his final game with the Detroit Lions.The Lions put Ansah and tight end Michael Roberts on injured reserve Tuesday with shoulder problems. Detroit signed tight end Jerome Cunningham and offensive lineman Leo Koloamatangi from the practice squad to the active roster.Detroit kept Ansah this season ...

Zenner a bright spot in Detroit’s dull win

Football 12/10/18, 19:42

The Detroit Lions won at Arizona for the first time since 1993, and the game was about as tedious as expected between a pair of also-rans.For Zach Zenner, though, it was a day to remember.Zenner was the only offensive player to reach the end zone Sunday in Detroit's 17-3 victory ...

Cardinals back in thick of race for No. 1 draft pick

Football 12/10/18, 18:25

The Arizona Cardinals have double-digit losses for the first time since 2012.Just when the Cardinals looked as if they truly had improved — with a win at Green Bay — they fell flat in a 17-3 home loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday.That left them at 3-10, tied with ...

Cardinals’ DT Nkemdiche goes on IR with knee injury

Football 12/10/18, 16:26

The Arizona Cardinals are placing defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche on injured reserve with a knee injury.Nkemdiche, the Cardinals' first-round draft pick (29th overall) in 2016, was injured in Arizona's 17-3 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday.Coach Steve Wilks said Monday that the knee would require surgery but wouldn't give ...

Cardinals offense struggles in 17-3 loss to Lions

Football 12/09/18, 22:00

The Arizona Cardinals had hoped for the first winning streak of the season after a morale-boosting win at Green Bay in the snow last Sunday.But the Cardinals offense regressed in a 17-3 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday, which dropped Arizona to 3-10.The Cardinals gave up three sacks and ...

Patricia, Wilks endure tough first seasons as head coaches

Football 12/06/18, 18:38

Two first-year head coaches will be on the sidelines when the Detroit Lions meet the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, and both have had a rough season."Yeah, your first year you're going to have struggles," Detroit defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois said. "If you don't, you lucked up."Most of the luck ...

Lions back to losing ways in Matt Patricia’s first season

Football 12/03/18, 19:40

In firing him after the 2017 season, the Detroit Lions indicated the Jim Caldwell era was just not good enough.But meaningless December football is back in Detroit again as first-year coach Matt Patricia's Lions will play out the string with four games with nothing at stake but draft position remain.The ...

Trickery not enough for sputtering Lions offense

Football 12/02/18, 18:49

The Detroit Lions tried to make it work without experienced weapons around quarterback Matthew Stafford on Sunday.Once again, the offense couldn't do enough as the home team lost 30-16 to the Los Angeles Rams, the Lions' fifth loss in six games.Without three of its top skill position players from the ...

Rams improve best record in NFL, beat Lions 30-16

Football 12/02/18, 17:36

Todd Gurley ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns to help the Los Angeles Rams overcome a sputtering start to beat the Detroit Lions 30-16 Sunday and clinch the NFC West title for a second straight season.The Rams (11-1) also moved a step closer to earning home-field advantage in the ...

Todd Gurley-led Rams beat Lions 30-16, clinch NFC West title

Sports 12/02/18, 16:37

Todd Gurley ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns to help the Los Angeles Rams overcome a sputtering start to beat the Detroit Lions 30-16 Sunday and clinch the NFC West title for a second straight season.The Rams (11-1) also moved a step closer to earning home-field advantage in the ...

Talib active for Rams after long absence, Flacco out again

Football 12/02/18, 12:16

Veteran cornerback Aqib Talib is active for the first time since Week 3 for the Los Angeles Rams' game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco is missing his third straight game in a visit to Atlanta.Talib injured an ankle in a win over the Los ...

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