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  1. Morning Roar: Are the Lions for real?

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- It is the same question that was asked a year ago, when the Detroit Lions were 3-1 after the first quarter of the season and looked like a potential playoff team. Could they keep it up? Is this the Lions turning a corner into ...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  2. Golden Tate proved he can be a primary option for Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Dominic Raiola snapped the ball on the second-to-last play of the third quarter and in a matter of seconds, Golden Tate already had the thing. Matthew Stafford threw him a quick route on the right side and Tate had the bal...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  3. Jets' defense couldn't stop Lions

    Jane McManus

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It turned out wide receiver Calvin Johnson wasn't the biggest offensive threat the New York Jets faced in the 24-17 loss to the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium. With nary a replacement ref in sight, wide receiver Golden Tate...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  4. Calvin Johnson was limited in usage as his ankle is a concern

    Michael Rothstein

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Calvin Johnson stood at his locker Sunday afternoon and laughed at the suggestion. His coach, Jim Caldwell, had said that Johnson at 90 percent was better than a lot of players at full strength. Except Johnson, when he was...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  5. Eric Ebron: First touchdown catch 'a blessing'

    Michael Rothstein

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Detroit Lions' win over the New York Jets. Eric Ebron was extremely happy about his first touchdown. He did it close to his birthplace in Newark, New Jersey. "It was just a ...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  6. Matthew Stafford, Lions knock off struggling Jets

    Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score and the Detroit Lions overcame Calvin Johnson being limited by an ankle injury to beat the New York Jets 24-17 on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  7. Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson active for game vs. New York Jets

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, listed as questionable for Sunday against the New York Jets with an ankle injury, is active for the game.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  8. W2W4: Lions at New York Jets

    Michael Rothstein

    NEW YORK - The Detroit Lions are heading to New York (well, New Jersey) to take on the Jets. Here are some things to watch on Sunday. 1. The run games. Detroit has one of the worst running games in the league, statistically, despite having talente...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  9. Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson back practicing after ankle injury

    Michael Rothstein

    Calvin Johnson returned to practice for the Detroit Lions on Friday and did a full complement of work during the team's individual workouts.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  10. Morning Roar: Potentially more Eric Ebron?

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Joseph Fauria hurt his ankle Wednesday night away from the Detroit Lions' facility. Calvin Johnson has yet to practice this week, dealing with his own ankle issue. Although it is unclear whether they'll play on Sunday against ...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  11. Calvin Johnson of Detroit Lions misses practice for second straig...

    Michael Rothstein

    For the second straight day, Calvin Johnson missed practice for the Detroit Lions with an ankle injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  12. Calvin Johnson misses Lions practice with ankle injury

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Calvin Johnson missed his first practice of the season with an ankle injury on Wednesday, but he is not yet concerned about missing Sunday's game against the New York Jets. "I'm not concerned about it," Johnson said. "When tho...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  13. Practice Report: Calvin Johnson absent

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Last season, Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson was a typical no-show at Wednesday practices as he rested his knee and finger. This season, though, Johnson missed practice for the first time Wednesday. He was one of four Lions no...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  14. Lions-Jets Preview

    Lions-Jets Preview

    Preview | September 24, 2014
  15. Fantasy Football Week 4 fantasy football wide receiver rankings

    Fantasy Staff

    ESPN's fantasy football rankings of wide receivers for Week 4: Jeremy Maclin emerging as an elite option.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  16. Lions' Waddle says he'll practice this week

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions have been living in a time split the past two weeks at a position where those types of situations don't really work. Soon, though, they may not have to. Right tackle LaAdrian Waddle said Monday he is plann...

    Blog | September 22, 2014