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  • Garth Brooks wears 'Sanders' shirt at Michigan show, gets attacked online

    02/28/2020 7:41:47 AM PST · by Meatspace · 97 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/28/20 | David Aaro
    Country music legend Garth Brooks posted a picture of himself in a "Sanders" jersey after his packed show Saturday night in Detroit, which created a bit of misguided outrage and confusion online. Brooks wore the No. 20 jersey of former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders – a football legend in the city and NFL Hall of Famer – which caused some of his Instagram followers to mistakenly attack him for being a Bernie Sanders supporter.
  • The Matt Patricia era is another disastrous chapter for the Detroit Lions

    11/25/2019 7:21:42 AM PST · by C19fan · 35 replies
    Yahoo ^ | November 24, 2019 | Dan Wetzel
    Less than two years ago, Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn announced the firing of coach Jim Caldwell. Quinn’s reasoning was that Caldwell wasn’t delivering enough victories and the Lions were stalled out as good, but not great. “I think we have more than a competitive team to be competing for championships,” Quinn said. “… At the end of the day, it’s wanting to take this team to the next level … To me, that’s winning championships, that’s winning playoff games and that’s winning the Super Bowl.” Bold talk. Unapologetic talk. This is the NFL, not Pop Warner, so demanding...
  • Pontiac Silverdome, former home of the Detroit Lions, has failed partial implosion

    12/03/2017 7:09:55 AM PST · by FreedomPoster · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/3/2017 | Travis Fedschun
    An iconic sports stadium in the Detroit area was supposed to meet its end on Sunday, but not everything went according to plan. Officials were supposed to conduct a partial implosion of the Pontiac Silverdome around 8:30 a.m., with a blast originally set to break the metal beams supporting the upper ring of the dome and causing the structure to fall to the ground. But after some blasts went off and a plume of smoke enveloped the former home of the Detroit Lions, the structure was still standing. City officials told FOX 2 Detroit the implosion failed, adding that "what...
  • Yale Lary, 1930-2017 (Pro Football Hall of Fame)

    05/12/2017 11:49:07 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 6 replies
    Pro Football Hall of Fame safety Yale Lary passed away in the early hours on Friday at the age of 86. The Texas A&M product was a fixture in the Detroit Lions secondary during an 11-year career (1952-53, 1956-1964) that was interrupted by his service in the U.S. Army.
  • Browns owner Jimmy Haslam will fire Mike Pettine

    01/03/2016 9:57:30 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    NFL.com ^ | Jan. 3, 2016 at 04:20 a.m. | Ian Rapoport
    immediately after the regular season ends. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has already made the decision to fire coach Mike Pettine, multiple sources say, and it is likely general manager Ray Farmer will be shown the door, as well. Pettine leaves after just two seasons full of quarterback movement and a woeful defense. Farmer likely will leave despite never hiring his own head coach. Haslam has already laid the groundwork for the move, doing work on potential candidates and seeing who will be available to him. It ends a tumultuous tenure for Cleveland, filled with dysfunction, in-fighting, failed player acquisitions and...
  • RG3 gets roughed up again, suffers possible concussion

    08/20/2015 6:59:04 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 15 replies
    Profootballtalk ^ | August 20, 2015 | Zac Jackson
    The Redskins have plenty of work to do. The offensive line, specifically pass protection, would be a good place to start. Robert Griffin III and the Redskins starters managed 10 total yards on their first three series of Thursday night’s preseason game vs. the Lions. On the fourth series, Griffin got sacked on consecutive plays. On the second sack, his fumble was recovered by Gabe Wright of the Lions at the Redskins’ 11-yard line. To make matters worse, the Redskins announced Griffin was then evaluated for a right-side stinger and possible concussion. He was cleared to return to the game...
  • This NFL Team Will Have The FIRST LGBT PRIDE Event This Season!! Is it YOUR TEAM?!?

    07/01/2015 6:54:27 PM PDT · by massmike · 55 replies
    http://gopthedailydose.com/ ^ | 07/01/2015 | Dylan
    It’s really weird to see one of the more masculine and patriarchal professional sports keep making politically correct steps to convince America that it isn’t masculine and patriarchal. I guess this year they’re gonna ramp it up with the first ever LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) celebration! And of course it had to be the Detroit Lions: The Detroit Lions are set to host what is believed to be the NFL’s first LGBT night, according to a report in the Detroit Free Press. The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce says it will hold a pride event during the Lions’...
  • Ndamukong Suh to Sign with Dolphins: Twitter Reacts to Reported Contract

    03/08/2015 1:14:36 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 25 replies
    NFL ^ | 03.08.15
    The Miami Dolphins have reportedly agreed to a massive contract that will land them the most prized free agent of the NFL offseason: former Detroit Lions star Ndamukong Suh.
  • Dallas v Detroit: The Pass Interference Flag Picked Up

    01/06/2015 2:54:04 PM PST · by DBCJR · 33 replies
    The play everyone is freaking out about. Lions 87 should be called for illegal hands to the face mask, Hitchens COULDN'T turn his head.
  • Chris Christie in hot water with New York football fans after celebrating NFL playoff victory for

    01/05/2015 6:39:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 65 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 5, 2014 | Thomas Burrows
    New Jersey governor Chris Christie has landed himself in hot water after he was caught enthusiastically celebrating a victory for the Dallas Cowboys. Christie was filmed hugging Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones and his son Stephen in a garish orange sweater after Dallas defeated Detroit Lions in a match yesterday. A native of New Jersey, Christie follows the Cowboys despite his team having a long-standing rivalry with the New York Giants in his own state as they play in the same NFL conference every year. He also cheers for the Cowboys ahead of his state's other NFL team, the New York...
  • Detroit Lions' Don Carey Talks Balancing Seminary, Leading Ministry Ahead of Playoffs

    01/02/2015 4:25:46 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/31/14 | Christine Thomasos
    Making it to the big leagues is the dream of countless athletes, but for playoffs-bound Don Carey, being an NFL player does not fulfill his purpose. Carey, the 27-year-old Lions safety, has had to endure the same grueling practice and game schedules as the rest of his peers in the NFL. However, he manages to find the time to pursue a masters degree at Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth Township, Michigan, while being a family man to his new wife and soon-to-be newborn son.... "Tomorrow is not promised to any of us," Carey told The Christian Post. "I am more...
  • Suh Says Feet Too ‘Numb’ to Realize He Stepped on Rodgers; Suspension Lifted

    12/31/2014 11:43:33 AM PST · by PROCON · 49 replies
    breitbart ^ | Dec. 31, 2014 | Robert Wilde
    The NFL on Monday overturned its one-game suspension imposed on Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for stepping on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers during Sunday’s game. Suh who has a history of cheap shots and dirty plays was seen on camera stomping on Aaron Rogers previously injured leg. The former Nebraska All-American had appealed the suspension saying that his feet were numb from cold and that he couldn’t tell the difference between Aaron Rodgers’ feet and the ground. Breitbart News reported on Tuesday that Suh’s appeal would be heard by former NFL defensive coordinator Ted Cottrell.
  • Ndamukong Suh wins appeal, will play vs. Cowboys

    12/30/2014 2:38:40 PM PST · by Perdogg · 62 replies
    NBC sports ^ | December 30, 2014, 5:22 PM EST
    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is not suspended from Sunday’s playoff game after all. Suh has won the appeal of his one-game suspension and will play on Sunday at Dallas. Instead of getting suspended, Suh will be fined $70,000. That’s actually a more harsh financial penalty than a suspension would have been, as players on wild card teams are paid $22,000 for their first playoff game.
  • NFL suspends Ndamukong Suh for one game

    12/29/2014 12:44:49 PM PST · by Perdogg · 174 replies
    Ndamukong Suh will pay a steep price for his fancy footwork in Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers. The NFL has suspended the Lions' defensive tackle for one game for stepping on the leg of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the league announced Monday. Suh will not be available for Sunday's NFC wild card game against the Dallas Cowboys. "You did not respond in the manner of someone who had lost his balance and
  • Reggie Bush Wears Protest Shirt (I can't breathe)

    12/07/2014 1:01:51 PM PST · by doug from upland · 43 replies
    espn ^ | 12-2014
    DETROIT -- Lions running back Reggie Bush, who has been outspoken about the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, continued his outspoken nature Sunday when he wore a shirt reading "I Can't Breathe" during pregame warm-ups Sunday. Bush wrote the message -- in black ink on his blue shirt -- signifying the last words of Eric Garner, the New York man who died while being placed in a chokehold as he was being arrested. Bush wore the shirt a day after Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose wore an "I Can't Breathe" T-shirt in pregame warm-ups prior to his team's game Saturday night...
  • Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford dies at 88

    03/09/2014 9:43:15 AM PDT · by Michigan Bowhunter · 35 replies
    foxnews/ap ^ | March 09, 2014 | Staff
  • Nate Burleson Suffers Broken Arm in Pizza-Related Crash

    09/24/2013 4:39:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 24 | Cindy Boren
    Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson suffered a broken arm in an early-morning auto accident in Farmington Hills, Mich. SNIP The “object?” Pizza. “It was actually a whole pizza,” Shaw told ESPN. “He had purchased two whole pizzas, and one was sitting on top of the other one, and I guess when he was driving one of them was slipping off, and he was reaching over to push it back onto the seat and overcorrected and hit the median wall.”
  • Lions saddened to learn of Alex Karras' condition

    10/08/2012 8:44:54 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    AP ^ | October 8, 2012 | Larry Lage
    DETROIT — Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand says the franchise is deeply saddened to learn of Alex Karras' condition. The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News reported Monday that the former All-Pro defensive lineman and actor has kidney failure and has been given only a few days to live.
  • NFL Picks, Week Two

    09/19/2012 7:24:33 AM PDT · by FL2012 · 8 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | September 19, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    Thursday, September 20 New York Giants 1-1 at Carolina 1-1 8:20 p.m. [Line: Giants by 1.5] Recap: Last week the Giants came back from a 14 point deficit in the 3rd quarter to beat Tampa Bay 41-34. Eli Manning threw for 510 yards, and both Hakeem Nicks (10 catches for 199 yards and a TD) and Victor Cruz (11 catches for 179 yards and a TD) had huge days. Carolina surprised New Orleans last week, winning 35-27. The Panthers ran the ball 41 times for 219 yards and three scores. Preview: I don't expect New York's passing game to put...
  • Week Two NFL Picks

    09/12/2012 2:11:24 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 3 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | September 12, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    Thursday, September 13 Chicago (1-0) at Green Bay (0-1) 8:20 p.m. [Line: Packers by 7] Last week: Packers lost at home to the 49ers 30-22; Bears won at home against the Colts 41-21. Chicago's offense looked unstoppable in Week 1, both on the ground and through the air. But let's remember that they were playing the Colts. The Packers could not run the ball last week, but keep in mind that they were playing the 49ers. RJ's Pick: Green Bay by 3