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Mistakes and all, Lions unbeaten after beating Chargers

Sep. 16, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matt Patricia came to Detroit with a defensive background, so it will be no surprise if the Lions keep playing tight, low-scoring games. Turnovers can be particularly harmful in matchups like that, but Detroit got away with those mistakes in a win over the Chargers. Matthew...

Chargers-Lions Preview Capsule

Sep. 12, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-0) at DETROIT (0-0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Chargers by 2 ½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Los Angeles 1-0; Detroit 0-1 SERIES RECORD — Chargers lead 7-4 LAST MEETING — Chargers beat Lions 33-28, Sept. 13, 2015 LAST WEEK — Chargers beat Colts...

Cardinals feeling good after Sunday's late rally for tie

Sep. 9, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — It took one game to prove that Kyler Murray could be clutch at the NFL level. Arizona coach Kliff Kingsbury was confident that was the case all along. It was one of the major reasons the Cardinals were so comfortable taking the quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick. "We did some...

Murray, Cardinals rally late, settle for 27-27 tie vs. Lions

Sep. 8, 2019 10:32 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray had already produced a few storybook moments during his first game as an NFL quarterback and seemed on the verge of another in overtime. On third down, the Arizona Cardinals rookie bounced around for a moment and then fired a pass over the middle. The ball smacked the...

NFL 2019: Lions banking on QB Stafford with no backup plan

Aug. 29, 2019 7:47 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have leaned heavily on Matthew Stafford since selecting him No. 1 overall in the 2009 draft. Stafford has started since he was a rookie, and after injuries stunted his first two seasons, the strong-armed quarterback has started every game for eight straight years. Detroit...

Lions Preview Capsule

Aug. 29, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

DETROIT LIONS (6-10) New faces: DE Trey Flowers, DT Mike Daniels, WR Danny Amendola, TEs T.J. Hockenson and Jesse James, RB C.J. Anderson, Justin Coleman and Rashaan Melvin, S Andrew Adams, OL Oday Aboushi. Key losses: S Glover Quin, DE Ezekiel Ansah, DT Ricky Jean Francois, OG T.J. Lang, CB Nevin Lawson, RB...

Dolphins Preview Capsule

Aug. 22, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

MIAMI DOLPHINS (7-9) New faces: Coach Brian Flores, QBs Ryan Fitzpatrick and Josh Rosen, DTs Christian Wilkins and Adolphus Washington, T Jordan Mills, CB Eric Rowe, DEs Tank Caradine and Nate Orchard, LB Sam Eguavoen, TE Dwayne Allen, Gs Shaq Calhoun and Michael Deiter, WR Preston Williams. Key losses: Coach...

Lions put Kearse on injured reserve, sign QB Josh Johnson

Aug. 10, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Jermaine Kearse checked several boxes for the Detroit Lions when they brought in the wide receiver as a free agent during mini-camp in June. Kearse was familiar with new offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell's scheme, had the flexibility to play outside or in the slot, and added a...

Lions' Amendola ready for joint practices with former team

Aug. 4, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Danny Amendola earned plenty of laughs from the assembled reporters when he was asked after practice what he can learn from his younger teammates. "How to run fast," Amendola said before wrapping up his chat with the media Sunday. The 33-year-old Amendola is entering his 11th NFL...

Lions Training Camp Capsule

Jul. 22, 2019 11:48 AM EDT

DETROIT LIONS (6-10) OPEN CAMP: July 24, Allen Park, Michigan LAST YEAR: First-year coach Matt Patricia lost seven of last 10 games, saddling franchise with double digits in losses for first time since 2012. Rookie running back Kerryon Johnson provided desperately needed production, but he and WR Marvin Jones had...