Seahawks feeling upbeat after victory over Lions

Football 10/29/18, 03:10

The Seattle Seahawks celebrated a touchdown by acting out a baseball game in the end zone. Later, their punter ran for a first down when he was supposed to take a safety.Fair to say they're playing with confidence again.Russell Wilson finished with a perfect passer rating, throwing three touchdown passes ...

Lions fall flat in miscue-filled loss to Seattle

Football 10/28/18, 18:27

Seattle punter Michael Dickson took the snap and drifted across the back of the end zone, content to take a safety in the final minutes with his team up by 14.When nobody came all that close to him, he ran 9 yards for a first down.That was the final indignity ...

Wilson throws 3 TDs in 2nd quarter, Seahawks top Lions 28-14

Football 10/28/18, 16:12

Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes in the second quarter to put the Seattle Seahawks ahead and they went on to beat the Detroit Lions 28-14 Sunday.The Seahawks (4-3) looked sharp on both sides of the ball coming off their bye and won for the fourth time in five games ...

Versatile Van Noy finds home, place on Patriots defense

Football 10/25/18, 19:37

Bill Belichick will probably never see it, but Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy left a thank you note on social media for his coach anyway on Thursday"Happy anniversary to me and my trade day! What a day that turned out to be!" Van Noy wrote on Twitter to commemorate the ...

Lions hope Snacks Harrison can help stuff Seahawks on ground

Football 10/25/18, 18:33

The Detroit Lions boosted their chances of slowing down Seattle's running game and contending in the NFC North with one major move.Lions general manager Bob Quinn acquired Damon "Snacks" Harrison from the New York Giants for a fifth-round pick, adding one of the NFL's top interior defensive linemen to help ...

Lions officially land tackle Damon Harrison from Giants

Football 10/25/18, 09:43

Damon Harrison is officially headed to the Detroit Lions.The trade for the defensive tackle was announced Thursday by the teams. Detroit will send a draft pick to the New York Giants. A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press the Giants will receive a fifth-round pick in ...

source: Giants trade Harrison to Lions for 5th-round pick

Football 10/24/18, 09:51

The New York Giants are trading star defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison to the Detroit Lions, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.The Giants will receive a fifth-round draft pick in 2019 for the stalwart in the middle of the defensive line, according to the person, ...

Bad run defense dooms Dolphins in loss to Detroit

Football 10/21/18, 21:14

The Miami Dolphins' run defense is stuck in reverse, perhaps taking the season with it.Poor tackling, botched assignments and a manhandling up front doomed the Dolphins on Sunday, when the Detroit Lions ran for 248 yards to win 32-21.It was Detroit's biggest total in 21 years, and the second bad ...

Johnson’s 158 yards rushing help Lions beat Dolphins 32-21

Football 10/21/18, 21:10

The Detroit Lions clustered on the bench under shade canopies Sunday, keeping their cool in the South Florida heat. And when they stepped onto the field and into the subtropical sunshine, they ran all over the Miami Dolphins.Unfazed by the weather, Kerryon Johnson rushed for 158 yards and the Lions ...

With Dolphins’ Tannehill still out, Lions brace for Gore

Football 10/18/18, 18:17

It was New Year's Day 2006 when Frank Gore first became a 100-yard rusher. And he still is one, which could spell trouble Sunday for the Detroit Lions.The ageless 35-year-old Gore had his most productive day of the season last week when he ran for 101 yards to help the ...

Gase: Miami’s Tannehill might return this week against Lions

Football 10/15/18, 12:38

Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says Ryan Tannehill might return this week against the Detroit Lions, but there's uncertainty about the severity of the quarterback's injury to his throwing shoulder.Gase described Tannehill's status as day to day and said he didn't know whether there was a chance the injury could ...

After poor start, Lions have steadied themselves

Football 10/11/18, 18:54

The last time the Detroit Lions entered their open date with a losing record, they fired the general manager.This year, the break in the schedule has been a bit quieter.The Lions are 2-3 and have certainly had their problems during the early part of this season, but after winning two ...

Lions go into bye on a high after beating Packers 31-23

Football 10/08/18, 04:08

The Detroit Lions have beaten Aaron Rodgers- and Tom Brady-led teams this season.And yes, they still have a losing record.Detroit has provided glimpses of its potential, beating the Green Bay Packers 31-23 on Sunday in their first home game since dominating the New England Patriots.The Lions (2-3) have also shown ...

Crosby stunned by kicking woes

Football 10/07/18, 18:01

Mason Crosby didn't have any excuses Sunday afternoon.The Green Bay Packers kicker, who had never missed three field goals in a game despite spending 12 seasons at Lambeau Field, missed four and an extra point in a 31-23 loss to the Detroit Lions."I don't usually get this much attention unless ...

Lions take advantage of mistakes in 31-23 win over Packers

Football 10/07/18, 16:44

Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes and LeGarrette Blount ran for two scores, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 31-23 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.Detroit (2-3) earned a win it desperately needed under first-year coach Matt Patricia, going into its bye week.Green Bay (2-2-1) could not overcome ...

NFL Notes: Lions’ Tate helps woman, girl after car accident

Football 10/05/18, 16:34

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate was driving to work Tuesday when he was behind a two-car accident on a freeway. He ended up spending about 45 minutes to help a woman and her young daughter."No one was stopping or getting out to see what was going on," Tate recalled. ...

Lions add Donnal while T.J. Lang deals with concussion

Football 10/03/18, 13:01

The Detroit Lions signed offensive lineman Andrew Donnal to add depth because of the possible loss of starting guard T.J. Lang.Detroit added Donnal to the roster on Wednesday, four days after cutting him.Lang had a concussion in the first quarter of Detroit's loss at Dallas and did not return. He ...

Matt Millen stepping away from BTN job to focus on health

Football 10/03/18, 11:40

Former NFL star and Detroit Lions executive Matt Millen is stepping away from his TV analyst job for the rest of this season to focus on his health.The 60-year Millen has amyloidosis and has been seeking a heart transplant . The life-threatening illness often goes undiagnosed because its symptoms mimic ...

Last-place Lions missed an opportunity at Dallas

Football 10/01/18, 20:19

Last year, the Detroit Lions started 3-1 and didn't make the playoffs — so what happens in September doesn't have to define the season.The Lions better hope that's the case, because a loss at Dallas last weekend has them in a hole."There's a lot of work in front of us," ...

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