After long week, the Bills got the respite the deserved in Detroit. The Lions could be second cousins to the Bills. There's a vague resemblance, and something like familial recognition in losing. On Monday night, Detroit pulled out the hideaway bed from the couch, made it up quickly but as nice as it could, and told Buffalo to make itself at home. Show More Summary
The New England Patriots might have provided the Chicago Bears with an offensive blueprint for beating the top-ranked defense of the Detroit Lions. Luckily for the Bears, and unfortunately for the Lions, the same approach used by Tom...Show More Summary
The Jaguars, Jets and Lions are finally getting the recognition they deserve... for failing to demonstrate basic mastery of the forward pass. This week's Post-Mortem dissects the salutes the healthy and diagnosis the sick. DEATH BY FORWARD...Show More Summary
The Chicago Bears (5-6) have kept their season alive with back-to-back wins over sub-.500 teams. Now they face a tougher test, traveling to face the Detroit Lions (7-4) on Thanksgiving Day. A win would validate a potential turnaround. A loss would all but end their faint postseason hopes.
Further confirmation that the irresistible pull of childhood nostalgia knows no rational boundaries: Entertainment Weekly reports that the original Cowardly Lion costume from The Wizard Of Oz has sold at auction for more than $3 million. Show More Summary
Lions guard Rodney Austin has something extra to be thankful for on Thursday. The Lions announced Tuesday that Austin has been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster ahead of the Thanksgiving Day game against the Bears. The Lions released tight end Kellen Davis to make room for Austin. Austin’s arrival comes at a…
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A fiddler crab (Uca pugnax). Fiddler crabs may be expanding their range northward from climate change. (Photo: b-cline / Flickr Creative Commons) - New 3D mapping around Antarctica found that sea ice surrounding Antarctica is thicker than thought. Show More Summary
This image catches the eye with the lovely red-ish hues of the wall, but it is the way the leaf floats in front of the wall on the spider's web that gives surprising depth. The post Caught in a web appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Lions center Dominic Raiola has been in the league 14 years. Yet it was the rookie he took repeated cheap shots at last week who displayed the poise of a veteran. Patriots defensive lineman Zach Moore didn’t retaliate when Raiola punched him in the head, and didn’t respond when Raiola dove at his knees near the end…
Buckle your chin straps, Chicago Bears fans, because a Week 13 matchup doesn't get any bigger than this. It's very simple: The Bears have to beat the Detroit Lions on the road to even think about a playoff push in December. Beat the Lions, and the team is back to.500 and within one game of Detroit. Show More Summary
After a 21-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 12, the 5-6 Chicago Bears are set to go back on the road in Week 13 to take on the 7-4 Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day. The Bears' win on Sunday helped move them into sole possession of third place in the NFC North division. Show More Summary
Somewhere out there is a wealthy customer who just won himself one of the most expensive Halloween costumes out there:
Thanksgiving is a holiday steeped in traditions: watching the Detroit Lions lose, blaming tryptophan for your food coma and making yourself scarce when it comes time to do the dishes. Okay, maybe those traditions don’t apply to everyone — but Thanksgiving’s staple menu items likely do. Though variations abound, it’s difficult to find a holiday…
The Lions' defense is vulnerable. But not necessarily to the Bears' offense.
Reggie Bush just compared Ferguson to Israel -- suggesting Israelis are shooting unarmed Palestinians... the same way Officer Darren Wilson shot Mike Brown. The Detroit Lions star went to Instagram and posted a photo of a man holding a sign…
The first of three Thanksgiving NFL showdowns Thursday pits NFC North rivals against one another as the Detroit Lions play host to the Chicago Bears. Neither team has looked impressive as of late, although the home team comes in as a lofty favorite for good reason. The Lions have lost two in a row but remain in the divisional hunt at 7-4. Show More Summary
The Lions defense is vulnerable.
No link, because the Saints let everyone down: Baltimore 34, New Orleans 27.