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Lions' relatively strong ending gives hope for 2022 season

Jan. 10, 2022 19:03 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Dan Campbell leaned into a lectern and gripped it with both hands, looking and sounding slightly somber. Leading the Detroit Lions and winning just three games will do that to you. When the Lions hired Campbell nearly a year ago, he was...

Seahawks close out disappointing home campaign hosting Lions

Dec. 30, 2021 13:45 PM EST

DETROIT (2-12-1) at SEATTLE (5-10) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE: Seahawks by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Lions 9-5-1; Seahawks 7-8. SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead 10-5. LAST MEETING:...

Lawrence, McCaffrey, Jones headline 2021 All-Absent Team

Dec. 29, 2021 12:39 PM EST

Every year, players in every NFL city fail to meet expectations. Sometimes it’s due to injuries and other times it’s simply poor performance. They ruin fantasy teams and real teams alike. Often the biggest names become the biggest busts. Some are even repeat...

NFC-West leading Cardinals aim for 8-0 road mark at Detroit

Dec. 17, 2021 16:10 PM EST

ARIZONA (10-3) at DETROIT (1-11-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Cardinals by 12 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Cardinals 9-4; Lions 7-5-1. SERIES RECORD: Lions lead 34-28-6. LAST MEETING:...

AP source: Lions' Hockenson had season-ending thumb surgery

Dec. 16, 2021 18:48 PM EST

Detroit Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson has had season-ending thumb surgery, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke Thursday night on condition of anonymity because the team had not made an announcement regarding Hockenson. He was on the team's injury...

Lions lose even more key players in blowout loss to Denver

Dec. 13, 2021 17:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions knew they didn’t have much of a chance Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Not only were they going in with a 1-10-1 record, but their roster had also been decimated by illness. Several players were in the league’s COVID-19 protocol and others...

Williams could have big day against Lions' leaky run defense

Dec. 09, 2021 10:17 AM EST

DETROIT LIONS (1-10-1) at DENVER (6-6) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, Fox LINE: Broncos by 8, according to FanDuel SportsBoo k. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Detroit 7-4-1, Denver 6-6. SERIES RECORD: Broncos lead 8-5. LAST MEETING: Broncos...

Vikings throw away key victory with late defensive collapse

Dec. 05, 2021 19:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are perfectly aware of what they wasted on Sunday afternoon. Needing a win to maintain a solid chance at an NFC playoff spot, they had things under control. With 1:50 to play and a 27-23 lead, all they had to do was stop the winless...

Lions, Vikings both desperate for win for different reasons

Dec. 02, 2021 11:11 AM EST

MINNESOTA (5-6) at DETROIT (0-10-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Vikings by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Minnesota 6-5; Detroit 6-4-1. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 79-39-2. ...

Lions reeling after chaotic finish leaves them at 0-10-1

Nov. 26, 2021 17:46 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions, for all the mistakes they had made Thursday against the Chicago Bears, still had one chance to pick up their first win of the season. Detroit led 14-13, but the Bears had driven to the Lions 16 with 1:54 to play. It was third-and-9, so...