LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Southern California sun pushed through the shutters behind Matthew Stafford on Friday, illuminating the veteran quarterback as he shed some light on his decision to leave Detroit for Los Angeles. The climate definitely was not the reason he uprooted his wife and four children to join the Rams, but Stafford […]
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Detroit Lions are trading quarterback Matthew Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for quarterback Jared Goff, two future first-round picks and a third-round pick, a person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday night because the deal has […]
After the failed tenures of Bob Quinn and Matt Patricia, the Lions have been seeking a new start. With the recent hirings of general manager Brad Holmes and head coach Dan Campbell, there is reason for optimism in Detroit.
The Detroit Lions have landed the coach they coveted from the start of their search, agreeing to terms with Dan Campbell. The Lions announced the agreement with the New Orleans Saints tight ends coach on Wednesday, one day after formally introducing Brad Holmes as their general manager. Campbell will sign a six-year contract, according to […]
DETROIT (AP) — Kirk Cousins threw for 405 yards and three touchdowns, lifting the Minnesota Vikings to a 37-35 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday in a matchup of teams finishing disappointing seasons. The Vikings (7-9) failed for the fourth time in a decade to make two straight trips to the playoffs. They won […]
As the calendar turns to 2021, the NFL is experiencing pretty much what it covets. Try two division races, and five wild-card berths out of six still undecided. Not to go unnoticed, naturally, is that the league is about to finish an entire schedule on time, with a few postponements but not nearly the disruptions […]
DETROIT (AP) — When a team loses 47-7, it is difficult to pick out one play that could have changed things. The Detroit Lions, though, can at least consider it. On the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ first possession, they faced third-and-9 from their 19. Linebacker Jahlani Tavai sacked Tom Brady for a 6-yard loss, but Everson […]
DETROIT (AP) — Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes in the only half he needed to play and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers went on to rout the Detroit Lions 47-7 Saturday, sealing a spot in the playoffs for the first time since 2007. The Bucs (10-5) set a franchise record with 588 yards and snapped […]
Detroit Lions interim coach Darrell Bevell is the NFL’s first head coach to miss a game because of COVID-19 protocols even though he has not tested positive for the coronavirus. “It’s kind of the times that we’re living in right now,” Bevell lamented. The Lions (5-9) will also be without defensive coordinator Cory Undlin, defensive […]