Lions not renewing offensive coordinator Cooter’s contract

Football 01/01/19, 20:20

The Detroit Lions are not renewing offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter's contract after the team sputtered to a 6-10 season while quarterback Matthew Stafford struggled.The Lions announced their decision Tuesday, two days after finishing 6-10 in coach Matt Patricia's first ...

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 ...

Lions show fight in 20-19 victory over Panthers

Football 11/18/18, 18:25

The play went for an 82-yard gain, not a great moment for the Detroit defense. The way it ended epitomized the Lions' gritty victory.Darius Slay hustled back and tackled DJ Moore on a long reception in the third quarter, preventing ...

Update: Lions rookie RB Johnson leaves with injury

Sports 11/18/18, 15:31

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST):3:20 p.m.Detroit rookie Kerryon Johnson left the game against Carolina in the third quarter with an apparent left knee injury and is questionable to return.Johnson has 87 yards on 15 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A rushing barrier finally falls for Lions against Patriots

Sports 09/24/18, 02:18

Kerryon Johnson was drafted to help Detroit's woeful running game.He's already reached one significant mark, becoming the Lions' first 100-yard rusher in almost five years.Johnson ran for 101 yards Sunday night, and Detroit beat the New England Patriots 26-10 . ...

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