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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...

Packers dominate 2nd half, bounce back to beat Lions 35-17

Sep. 21, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — While celebrating one of his four touchdowns, Aaron Jones lost a necklace he wears with a little black football containing some of the ashes of his late father. That was just about the only thing that went wrong for Jones and the Green Bay Packers...

Lions, Packers attempt to bounce back after losing openers

Sep. 17, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

DETROIT (0-1) at GREEN BAY (0-1) Monday, 8:15 p.m., EDT, ESPN OPENING LINE: Packers by 11 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Lions 0-1, Packers 0-1 SERIES RECORD: Packers lead 62-54-3...

Lions have a long list of fixes before facing Packers

Sep. 13, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The problem facing Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell isn't finding things to fix. It is deciding where to start. The Lions trailed the San Francisco 49ers 31-10 at halftime and 41-17 with two minutes left before a late charge brought...

49ers build 28-point lead, hold on for 41-33 win over Lions

Sep. 12, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nick Bosa was ready to kick back and relax while the San Francisco 49ers coasted to a season-opening victory. The Detroit Lions made Bosa get back to work. Dre Greenlaw returned an interception for a touchdown...

Campbell-led Lions host 49ers, aiming to prove people wrong

Sep. 09, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dan Campbell is taking over a team that isn't supposed to win much this year and is leading a franchise as synonymous with losing as any in the NFL over the last several decades. The Campbell era in Detroit begins Sunday at home against the San Francisco...

Lions kick off new era with coach Dan Campbell against 49ers

Sep. 09, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (6-10) at DETROIT (5-11) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: 49ers by 7 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead 38-28-1 LAST MEETING: 49ers beat Lions 30-27 on Sept. 16,...

Lions seem set up for 4th straight year with 10-plus losses

Sep. 01, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

DETROIT LIONS (5-11) New faces: GM Brad Holmes, coach Dan Campbell, QB Jared Goff, RB Jamaal Williams, WR Tyrell Williams, OT Penei Sewell (No. 7 overall draft pick), DT Michael Brockers. Key losses: QB Matthew Stafford, RBs Kerryon Johnson, WRs Kenny...

Lions made changes that may not translate to success in 2021

Sep. 01, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions made a lot of changes in the offseason by bringing in a new general manager, coach and quarterback. The franchise with one playoff victory since winning the NFL title in 1957 is coming off three straight double-digit loss seasons. ...

Steelers QB Roethlisberger shines in preseason debut

Aug. 22, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger enjoyed a perfect preseason debut. Roethlisberger turned in a perfect passer rating of 158.3 and led the Steelers’ first-team offense to a pair of touchdowns and Pittsburgh defeated the Detroit Lions...