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  1. Lions history by the numbers: 30-21

    Michael Rothstein

    The series continues with Nos. 30-21. Most of the numbers came from research on the Detroit Lions' website, record books, Pro-Football-Reference.com and ESPN Stats & Information. 30: As in 1930, the first year the club started playing football. Th...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
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  3. Lions history by the numbers: 60-51

    Michael Rothstein

    We'll be looking at the history of the Detroit Lions from a little bit different perspective -- history through the numbers. Each weekday will feature a set of numbers counting down from 100. The series continues with Nos. 60-51. Most of the numbe...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
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  5. Lions history by the numbers: 80-71

    Michael Rothstein

    We'll be looking at the history of the Detroit Lions from a little bit different perspective -- history through the numbers. Each weekday will feature a set of numbers counting down from 100. The series continues with Nos. 80-71. Most of the numb...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  6. Lions history by the numbers: 100-91

    Michael Rothstein

    We'll be looking at the history of the Detroit Lions from a little bit different perspective -- history through the numbers. Each weekday will feature a set of numbers counting down from 100. The series begins today with Nos. 100-91. Most of th...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  7. Schwartz's fate was always tied to Stafford

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- "It's probably time to find a replacement for Bobby Layne." That was the suggestion of Jim Schwartz, then the Titans' defensive coordinator, in early 2009. He wasn't yet the Detroit Lions' head coach, and didn't yet truly unde...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  8. Matthew Stafford sets Detroit Lions record, passes Bobby Layne wi...

    Michael Rothstein

    Matthew Stafford hit a personal milestone and set a Detroit Lions record all in one play.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2013
  9. Matthew Stafford of Detroit Lions could squash team's all-time pa...

    Greg Garber

    Matthew Stafford might soon eclipse Bobby Layne's team record for passing yards, Greg Garber writes. But can he erase a curse?

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2013
  10. Stafford nears franchise passing mark

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Matthew Stafford has been playing in Detroit for four-and-a-half seasons. While this next fact might be a combination of years of franchise ineptitude and a shift in the NFL to pass-favored offenses, he's about to do something no...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  11. Terrelle Pryor living for the now

    Paul Gutierrez

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- From Bobby Layne to Fran Tarkenton to Jim Zorn to Randall Cunningham to Michael Vick, the fear for running quarterbacks was that they unnecessarily put themselves in harm's way. Try telling that to this new breed of zone-read-op...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  12. Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Detroit Lions' 31-18 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, here are three issues that merit further examination: Benching a kick returner qualifies as a mild message at best, but nothing would be weaker than sending Stefan Logan back onto the fi...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  13. Book excerpt: Sisco makes Sooners sick

    SoonerNation staff

    ESPN.com's SoonerNation is running excerpts from Jake Trotter's "I Love Oklahoma/I Hate Texas," the first book to detail the Red River Rivalry from the Oklahoma viewpoint, examining the games, moments and heroes Sooners fans love to remember. And tho...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  14. Texas villains of Red River Rivalry past

    Jake Trotter

    On Monday in our Red River Rivalry in July series, we looked at some of the most memorable plays in OU-Texas history. Today we're looking at the rivalry's villains, the players Sooners fans loathe because of their performances at the Cotton Bowl. ...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  15. Why does Peyton Manning want to keep playing?

    Jeff MacGregor

    Peyton Manning will play on, by all accounts, but it might not be pretty. So rather than ask where he'll meet his next challenge, perhaps we should ask what he thinks that challenge really is.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  16. Matthew Stafford and Lions history

    Kevin Seifert

    During his 2009 job interview with the Detroit Lions, coach Jim Schwartz famously said it was time to find a replacement for quarterback Bobby Layne. The best quarterback in team history last donned a Lions uniform in 1958. Matthew Stafford has a ...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  17. Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford brings history to Cowboys Stadium...

    Tim MacMahon

    Matthew Stafford brings success to Lions after Curse of Bobby Layne ends.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  18. New story: Mistakes don't doom Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    TAMPA, Fla. -- I scrambled up to the press box here late Sunday afternoon, seeking verification of some basic facts. Namely: The current year and the final score of the game that had just concluded at Raymond James Stadium. No, I hadn't fallen int...

    Blog | September 11, 2011