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Stafford hurt, but defense is what’s letting Lions down

Nov. 18, 2019 7:07 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — As hard as this is to believe, Matthew Stafford’s injury may not be Detroit’s biggest problem. The veteran quarterback missed a second straight game last weekend with back and hip problems, but unless he could have played defense, Stafford might not have been able to...

Cowboys get huge day from Prescott, beat Lions 35-27

Nov. 17, 2019 6:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Dak Prescott and the assortment of playmakers surrounding him are getting praise for giving the Dallas Cowboys the NFL’s top-ranked offense. Give the big guys up front their due, too. Prescott took advantage of a comfortable pocket as he threw for 444 yards and three touchdowns,...

Cowboys-Lions Preview Capsule

Nov. 14, 2019 4:29 PM EST

DALLAS (5-4) at DETROIT (3-5-1) 1 p.m. ET, FOX OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 2½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cowboys 5-4, Lions 4-5 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 16-12 LAST MEETING — Cowboys 26, Lions 24, Sept. 30, 2018 LAST WEEK — Cowboys lost to Vikings 28-24, Lions lost to Bears 20-13...

Lions' season so far defined by missed opportunities

Nov. 4, 2019 7:27 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions' loss at Oakland was a microcosm of their season so far. A huge missed opportunity. On a day when the other three teams in their division all lost, the Lions couldn't take advantage, falling 31-24 to the Raiders. Matthew Stafford had another big day statistically, throwing...

Lions get much-needed win after week of upheaval

Oct. 28, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions wrapped up a turbulent week with an important victory — thanks to another sharp performance by Matthew Stafford. Stafford threw an ill-advised pass early on that was intercepted, but he played well the rest of the way, throwing for 342 yards and three touchdowns in...

Patriots' Bennett ready to move forward after suspension

Oct. 23, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots defensive end Michael Bennett is back with the team after serving a one-game suspension for what he said was a "philosophical disagreement" with defensive line coach Bret Bielema. But whether the suspension will improve his standing on a defense in which he's seen his...

Detroit's defensive front falling short of expectations

Oct. 21, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit's much-anticipated defensive front has looked flat so far this season. This was supposed to be a strength for the Lions, who added defensive linemen Trey Flowers and Mike Daniels in the offseason and traded for Damon Harrison last year. The results have been decidedly...

Lions fans vent, but defense wilts in 42-30 loss to Vikings

Oct. 20, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The fans in Detroit booed the officials during the opening coin toss, then again when the game's first flag was thrown. That turned out to be a penalty on Minnesota, but by the end of the fourth quarter, the crowd had plenty of other reasons to be annoyed. The officials weren't the story of...

Patricia says Lions 'turning the page'

Oct. 15, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Matt Patricia was diplomatic, pointing out the obvious: Yes, there were a handful of ways the Detroit Lions could have played better at Green Bay. Then Patricia was asked what he'd say to Detroit fans who are still fuming over some questionable calls that cost the Lions dearly toward the end...

Lions latest victims of NFL's flag football problem

Oct. 15, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

Another frustrating weekend of flag-filled football culminated with the Packers' 23-22 last-second win over the Lions on Monday night thanks to two hands-to-the-face calls on Detroit defensive end Trey Flowers. The first one came with about 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter and Detroit comfortably ahead...