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The Detroit Lions take on the New England Patriots at Ford Field tonight on NBC's Sunday Night Football. The Lions are currently searching for their first win of the 2018 season after losing to the New York Jets during Week 1 and then faced a...

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The New England Patriots started off the 2018 season on the right foot outlasting a tough Houston Texans team 27-20 in Gillette Stadium in week one; however, their first road trip did not go as smooth as the Jacksonville Jaguars exacted their revenge after...

New England Patriots Week 3 Preview: Offensive Strategy vs Detroit Lions

The New England Patriots started off the 2018 season on the right foot outlasting a tough Houston Texans team 27-20 in Gillette Stadium in week one; however, their first road trip did not go as smooth as the Jacksonville Jaguars exacted their revenge after...

Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers matchup breakdown

Today, the second week of the NFL season begins for the Detroit Lions as they've traveled to San Francisco to take on Jimmy Garoppolo and the 49ers. Garoppolo and the 49ers went up against the Minnesota Vikings during week one and lost 24-16. The Lions' outcome...

Detroit Lions: 4 Keys To Victory Over The 49ers

The Lions (0-1) were taken to the woodshed on national television when the Jets (1-0) came into Ford Field and thrashed Detroit, 48-17, on ESPN's Monday Night Football. With rumors coming out about the players disliking Patricia's style, along with general doubt from losing a...

Matchup Breakdown: Detroit Lions vs. New York Jets

The Detroit Lions kick off their 2018 season tonight when they host the Sam Darnold led New York Jets on Monday Night Football. This will be Matt Patricia’s first game as a head coach of the Detroit Lions, while Darnold will be the youngest starting...

FPC Division Previews: NFC North and their Four Playoff Hopefuls

Oct 9, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; NFC Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) looks to pass against Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) in the first half at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports
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Detroit Lions 2018 season preview with game-by-game predictions

The Lions ended their 2017 season with a hollow 35-11 victory over the Green Bay Packers to finish 9-7, missing the playoffs and ending the Jim Caldwell era in Detroit. Fast forward nine months and the Lions have a new head coach in former...

Matchup Breakdown: Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns

We have come to the final week of the preseason and that means it's time for the annual Great Lakes Classic as the Detroit Lions host the Baker Mayfield led Cleveland Browns at Ford Field. As usual, I will focus on one offensive and defensive...

4 reasons to watch the Lions’ preseason matchup with the Browns

Just one more game. That's all that's left before the 2018 regular season kicks off and the Lions take on the New York Jets in Week 1. Before that, however, the Lions must play their fourth and final preseason game against the Cleveland Browns on...

Matchup Breakdown: Lions vs. Buccaneers

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It is Week 3 of the NFL preseason and tonight we get to witness the Lions' third and most important exhibition game. The team traveled 1,084 miles to Raymond James Stadium to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Like I have done for the previous two...

Detroit Lions at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Key Matchups

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will conduct their pre-season dress rehearsal against the Detroit Lions. Here’s what to watch for as they Bucs play in Raymond James Stadium for the first time this season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were victorious in back to back road...

Matchup Breakdown: Detroit Lions vs. New York Giants

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Tonight at 7:00 pm ET the Detroit Lions get to host Saquon Barkley and the New York Giants at Ford Field for the team's second preseason game. The Giants finished 3-13 which unfortunately was a huge decline from 2016 but helped them draft talented running...

Stafford, Lions will benefit from Patricia’s long-term approach

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The Detroit Lions have experienced only sporadic success since drafting quarterback Matthew Stafford with the top pick of the 2009 NFL Draft. While a lot has changed since then, many of the team's biggest problems have largely remained. That was one of the reasons Lions GM...

Lombardi: The More Things Change in the NFC North …

In 1969, when Tom Dowling set out to write a book about Vince Lombardi’s first year coaching the NFL’s Washington franchise, he nailed an interview with the team’s new coach. The interview took place in Lombardi’s office, and by this time, Lombardi knew his...

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