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Seahawks' Diggs thankful for time in Detroit ahead of return

Sep. 28, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Looking back on how his career started and the opportunity that was given has only strengthened the feelings Quandre Diggs has for the Detroit Lions. Maybe not so much the coaching regime that decided Diggs was expendable and led to his trade to Seattle. But...

NFL players tackle housing issues when joining teams

Sep. 27, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New playbooks, teammates and coaches are the focus during the day. Buying air mattresses, scanning house listings and securing short-term leases are tasks to tackle the rest of the time. Finding a home — on and off the field — can be an overwhelming chore for...

Campbell frustrated by strategical error in Lions' loss

Sep. 26, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dan Campbell still hadn’t forgiven himself 24 hours later for the Detroit Lions' 28-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The coach decided to have his kicker try a 54-yard field goal with 1:14 left. It missed, giving Minnesota the ball at its 44 and needing only about...

Lions' Campbell left with FG try regret in last-minute loss

Sep. 25, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After reaping the rewards of an aggressive approach all afternoon, Detroit coach Dan Campbell stopped himself late in the game at Minnesota. Campbell made the cautious call to try a 54-yard field goal with the Lions leading by three points and the Vikings out of...

Vikings' Cook out with injured shoulder on fumble vs. Lions

Sep. 25, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook injured his shoulder late in the third quarter against the Detroit Lions on Sunday and was ruled out for the remainder of the game. Cook had 17 carries for a season-high 96 yards and his first touchdown of the year, but...

Vikings rally past Lions 28-24 on Osborn's last-minute TD

Sep. 25, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been trying to craft under new coach Kevin O'Connell a diverse and unpredictable offense that can still succeed when their best players are taken away. Lessons from a lopsided loss a week earlier led to a more complete and sound...

Breakout Lions star St. Brown will give Vikings another test

Sep. 22, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Jared Goff's pass on the last play of the game in Detroit last year sailed across the goal line and landed in the arms of a rookie named Amon-Ra St. Brown to stick Minnesota with a stunning defeat, the identity of the receiver seemed rather insignificant at the time. ...

Vikings host Lions in quest to rebound from Philly flop

Sep. 22, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

DETROIT (1-1) at MINNESOTA (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Vikings by 5½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Detroit 2-0; Minnesota 1-1. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 79-40-2. LAST MEETING: Lions...

Eagles look to improve to 3-0 at NFC East rival Commanders

Sep. 22, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (2-0) at WASHINGTON (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox BETTING LINE: Eagles by 6½ according to FanDuel Sportsbook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Philadelphia 1-1; Washington 1-1 SERIES RECORD: Washington leads 88-81-5 LAST...

Cousins, Jefferson head Vikings' stumble in loss to Eagles

Sep. 20, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kirk Cousins tried to get the ball to Justin Jefferson. Darius Slay kept getting in the way. Cousins was pressured into three interceptions, Jefferson was shut down a week after one of his career-best games, and the Minnesota Vikings were run off...