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

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...

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...

Matchup Breakdown: Detroit Lions vs Oakland Raiders

The Detroit Lions traveled over 2,000 miles to kick off their preseason schedule as they take on the Oakland Raiders at the Oakland Coliseum...

Matchup Breakdown: Detroit Lions vs. New York Giants

Tonight at 7:00 pm ET the Detroit Lions get to host Saquon Barkley and the...
Aug 11, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) drops back to pass the ball in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

New Stories to Eye in Vikings’ Second Preseason Game

Spirits were pretty high following the Vikings' win over the Broncos in week one of the preseason. The offense looked flawless, the defense forced three-and-outs and many of the young guys came to play. This week, the Vikings try to build on that success at home against last season's AFC runner-up, the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Minnesota wide receiver Chad Beebe (84) leaps over Jacksonville cornerback Bryce Canady (34) during a joint practice at TCO Performance Center in Eagan on Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)

Vikings Practice Notes Ahead of Preseason Week 2

A somewhat event-filled week of practice for the Vikings, not the least of which was a joint practice with the Jacksonville, whom they play on Saturday. Here a few of the most notable points to take from the week.

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2017 NFC North Standings
1. Minnesota Vikings (13-3)
2. Detroit Lions (9-7)
3. Green Bay Packers (7-9)
4. Chicago (5-11)

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Behind Enemy Lines: Talking with Full Press Raiders

I was fortunate enough to catch up with Terry Biggs, the editor of our Raiders section here at Full Press Coverage, in anticipation of...

NFC North Roundtable: Expectations for a Topsy-Turvy Division

The NFC North should be one of the better divisions in the league this year. Expectations for all four teams seem to be up,...

Detroit Lions World: Training Camp News Roundup

After months of boring lists, Twitter stories and general speculation, the Detroit Lions are back on the field, meaning there is actual football news...

Detroit Lions World: Friday news recap

It's Friday and we are another week closer to the start of the NFL preseason. While it hasn't exactly been a busy news week...

National writer lists reasons why Detroit Lions will make the playoffs

Things could finally be on the upswing for the Detroit Lions, and even those in the national media are seeing why. After posting back-to-back winning...

LeGarrette Blount picked as Lions player most likely to disappoint

The Lions have invested quite a few resources into revamping arguably the worst rushing attack of the past decade. Last offseason, they added big-name free agents...

Full Press Coverage: Detroit Lions News and Notes Roundup

With organized team activities and mandatory minicamp in the rearview mirror, we have officially entered the "dead period" of the offseason. No worries, though,...

WATCH: Matt Stafford and Darius Slay NFL Top 100 segments

Only two Lions players -- Matthew Stafford and Darius Slay -- have cracked NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2018 countdown. With only ten...
Lions Head Coach Matt Patricia

WATCH: Matt Patricia speaks about start of minicamp

It's back to football for the Lions and head coach Matt Patricia after a dramatic couple of weeks. This morning, Patricia met with the...
Sep 10, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones (11) and wide receiver Golden Tate (15) celebrate during the game against the Arizona Cardinals at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Lions 2018 Fantasy Football Projections

The Detroit Lions have been a pass-first offense for going on fifteen years and it hasn't exactly worked out great, as I'm sure you...

3 Lions offseason acquisitions that will stand out in 2018

Each year, NFL rosters experience significant makeovers and it brings excitement to fanbases as they imagine which new players acquired in the draft or...