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Winless Lions drawing comparisons to their 0-16 team in 2008

Nov. 05, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

Roy Williams was dealt by the Detroit Lions five losses into the 2008 season and the former receiver was not surprised they ended up becoming the NFL's first 0-16 team. “The writing was on the wall,” Williams recalled earlier this week. Some,...

Lions' Campbell can't hide tears for latest last-second loss

Oct. 10, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dan Campbell has tried to soak the Detroit Lions in his signature blend of confidence and enthusiasm, a 6-foot-5 energy drink of a head coach who is determined to hoist one of the NFL's most historically unsuccessful franchises onto his broad shoulders. ...

Bears, Lions seeking lift following gut-wrenching losses

Oct. 01, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Coming off one of the worst performances by an offense the NFL has seen, things can only get better for the Chicago Bears this week. Right? The Bears look to pick themselves up when they host the winless Detroit Lions on...

Bears, winless Lions try to bounce back from rough losses

Oct. 01, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (0-3) at CHICAGO (1-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Bears by 3½, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Lions 2-1, Bears 1-2. SERIES RECORD: Bears lead 102-75-5. ...

Lions cut LB Jamie Collins, a week after trying to trade him

Sep. 28, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions released veteran linebacker Jamie Collins, a week after acknowledging they were exploring options to trade him. Detroit announced the move Tuesday, two days after leaving him inactive against the Baltimore Ravens. ...

New coach, new QB, same early results for struggling Lions

Sep. 21, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Detroit Lions’ new coach and quarterback are off to a start that resembles the team's previous regimes. Detroit brought in Dan Campbell to replace the fired Matt Patricia. When longtime quarterback Matthew Stafford wanted out, the Lions sent...