Rams’ Suh faces Lions for 1st time, nearing division title

Football 11/29/18, 20:29

Ndamukong Suh is looking forward to facing the Detroit Lions for the first time, giving him a chance to visit with friends and to dine at some new restaurants they have told him about."I love the city of Detroit," said Suh, who spent the first five years of his career ...

Chase Daniel works with Bears starters with Trubisky hurting

Football 11/28/18, 18:46

This time Chase Daniel has a little preparation.Daniel, Chicago's backup quarterback, last week helped defeat the Detroit Lions 23-16 as a replacement for injured Mitchell Trubisky without benefit of a real practice.With the Bears preparing Wednesday to face the New York Giants on Sunday, Daniel took the snaps with the ...

Lions put WR Marvin Jones on injured reserve

Football 11/26/18, 19:51

The Detroit Lions have a losing record, and one of the best teams in the NFL is coming to town.And the Lions won't be at full strength when they face the Los Angeles Rams this weekend.Detroit put wide receiver Marvin Jones on injured reserve Monday after he missed the past ...

Road Tripped: Browns look to end 25-game road skid in Cincy

Football 11/23/18, 16:17

For more than three years, the Browns have only tripped on the road.Cleveland hasn't won an away game since Oct. 11, 2015, a losing streak that has reached 25 straight — just one shy of the NFL record for road futility held by the Detroit Lions (2007-10).As the Browns prepared ...

Bears coach Matt Nagy not overly concerned with run game

Football 11/23/18, 15:48

It's unusual to see Chicago unable to run the football. Then again, it's not exactly common to see the Bears with an 8-3 record, either.Without being overly consumed by the thought, coach Matt Nagy expressed a desire Friday to get the dormant running game moving better than in Thursday's 23-16 ...

Stafford’s 2 interceptions sink Lions in loss to Chicago

Football 11/22/18, 17:57

The Detroit Lions were the team with the healthy starting quarterback, but in the end, Matthew Stafford came up short.Stafford had an interception returned for a tiebreaking touchdown in the fourth quarter, then had another pass picked off in the end zone with just over a minute remaining in Detroit's ...

Chase Daniel fills in, leads Bears to 23-16 win over Lions

Football 11/22/18, 16:09

Chase Daniel made the most of his chance to fill in for Mitchell Trubisky, having the best day of his journeyman career.Daniel set career highs with 230 yards passing and two touchdowns to keep the Chicago Bears rolling with a 23-16 win over the Detroit Lions on Thursday.The NFC North-leading ...

Trubisky doubtful for Bears’ Thanksgiving matchup with Lions

Football 11/21/18, 15:21

The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears will meet for the second time in 12 days — yet this matchup already looks a lot different.Mitchell Trubisky, Chicago's starting quarterback, is doubtful for Thursday's rematch with the Lions because of a right shoulder injury.That means Chase Daniel, who has barely played in ...

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky day to day with shoulder injury

Football 11/20/18, 13:18

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is day to day with a right shoulder injury as the team prepares for Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions.Bears coach Matt Nagy said the injury would prevent Trubisky from practicing Tuesday, and the team does not have a practice on Wednesday. The injury is ...

Panthers go for 2 and fail late and lose 20-19 to Lions

Football 11/18/18, 16:21

Cam Newton threw an incomplete pass on a 2-point conversion with 1:07 left, letting the Detroit Lions hold on for a 20-19 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.Newton had time and receiver Jarius Wright open in the end zone, but the star quarterback sailed the pass high. Carolina coach ...

Defensive adjustments have fueled recent surge by Vikings

Football 11/15/18, 20:02

Minnesota's fumble gave Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions a fresh set of downs early in the fourth quarter two weeks ago, another opportunity to start climbing back into the game.Though they held an 11-point lead, the Vikings had been unable to pull away. On the first play after the ...

Lions back home but face tough matchup with Carolina

Football 11/15/18, 18:31

Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions have three straight home games coming up — probably their last chance to turn their season around and make a run at a playoff spot.The opposition is formidable, though.After three consecutive losses, the Lions host Carolina on Sunday. That game is followed by a ...

Lions put TJ Lang on injured reserve with neck injury

Football 11/14/18, 19:30

The Detroit Lions have allowed 16 sacks in the past two games — and this week isn't off to a good start either for the offensive line.The Lions put guard T.J. Lang on injured reserve with a neck injury Wednesday. Lang has missed three games this season, including last weekend's ...

Ex-Detroit Lion Barney accuses pizza chain of discrimination

Sports 11/12/18, 14:15

Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service.The lawsuit filed in Detroit's federal court Monday says Lem and Jacqueline Barney went to Happy's Pizza in Commerce Township Nov. 2. The lawsuit says that when ...

Trubisky throws 3 TDs, Bears beat Lions 34-22

Football 11/11/18, 17:39

Mitchell Trubisky threw for 355 yards and three touchdowns, and the NFC North-leading Chicago Bears beat the Detroit Lions 34-22 to snap a 10-game losing streak against division opponents on Sunday.The Bears (6-3) had dropped nine of 10 against Detroit (3-6) and were seeking their first victory over a division ...

Bears eye rare win over Lions, end of skid against division

Football 11/08/18, 19:37

The Chicago Bears have a rare opportunity to beat the Detroit Lions and pick up a victory over an NFC North opponent.As accomplishments go, those seem rather modest. Then again, consider their recent history.The division-leading Bears have a chance to check off two more boxes when they host the struggling ...

Lions fall to bottom of NFC North after loss to Vikings

Football 11/05/18, 20:36

The Detroit Lions have fallen into last place in the NFC North and there are signs they may have a hard time getting back into the division race.When Lions coach Matt Patricia met with reporters on Monday, he didn't wait for their questions on his team's 24-9 loss to division ...

Sad sack Lions: Stafford downed 10 times in loss to Vikings

Football 11/04/18, 20:29

The Detroit Lions were at a disadvantage, playing in a deafening stadium against a daunting Minnesota defense that's rounding into form at midseason.The departure of their leading pass-catcher in a trade earlier in the week left the Lions with one less way to attack the Vikings, but the absence of ...

Vikings hang 10 sacks on Stafford in 24-9 win vs. Lions

Football 11/04/18, 17:11

Danielle Hunter had 3 1/2 of Minnesota's franchise-record 10 sacks and a fourth-quarter fumble return for a touchdown, making for a miserable afternoon for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions in a 24-9 victory by the Vikings on Sunday.Hunter, the fourth-year defensive end, also was credited with nine tackles and ...

Eagles trade 3rd-round pick to Lions for Golden Tate

Football 10/30/18, 14:17

The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired wide receiver Golden Tate from the Detroit Lions for a third-round draft pick next year. Tate has 44 catches for 517 yards and three touchdowns this season. He joins Alshon Jeffery, Nelson Agholor and Jordan Matthews, giving Carson Wentz another target. Tate wrote on Twitter: "It's been ...

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