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  1. Bill Belichick makes impact at NFL owners meetings

    John Clayton

    Bill Belichick's proposal to extend the goalposts was approved on a whirlwind final day of the NFL owners meetings, but his other ideas were put on hold, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  2. Caldwell's goal: Top five fewest penalties

    Michael Rothstein

    One of the biggest complaints about the Detroit Lions during the Jim Schwartz era was how often the team gave up yards for free. During Schwartz's five seasons with the team, Detroit was penalized 565 times, third-most in the NFL during that span,...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  3. Reggie Bush says lack of discipline hurting Detroit Lions

    Reggie Bush said Wednesday that the Detroit Lions' lack of discipline is hurting the team during a span when it has lost four out of five games, losing control of its playoff destiny in the NFC North.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  4. Jim Schwartz, Detroit Lions coach, bemoans penalties on Ndamukong...

    Michael Rothstein

    Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz likes to be able to coach off of penalties called, to explain to his players what went wrong and how they can avoid those mistakes in the future.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  5. Why Smith's penalty didn't have to happen

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Lost somewhat amid the hubbub surrounding Dez Bryant's sideline actions and Calvin Johnson's on-field actions in Sunday's loss to the Detroit Lions was the holding penalty by Tyron Smith in the fourth quarter. Smith was correctly ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  6. NFL confirms $31,500 fine for Ndamukong Suh

    The NFL has confirmed the $31,500 fine handed down to Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for his hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  7. Robert Griffin III of Washington Redskins aims to draw flags on s...

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III admitted there will be times he tries to draw a penalty on players as he runs out of bounds. That wasn't how he drew two personal fouls on Dallas' Barry Church. And the tactic didn't work against Detroit.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  8. Groves doesn't cry over roughing penalty

    Pat McManamon

    Quentin Groves did not kick, yell or scream. Nor did he sit in the corner and hold his breath until he turned blue. "That's his call," Groves said after the Cleveland Browns lost Sunday to the Detroit Lions. "I can't get mad at the refs." The c...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  9. Stafford spike fuels Lions' emotional win

    Michael Rothstein

    CLEVELAND -- Matthew Stafford spiked the ball toward midfield, taking a 5-yard penalty but none of that mattered. It was a type of message sent, a type of emotion needed. The Detroit Lions were not playing well, were slogging through a sometimes-r...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  10. Three halftime thoughts for Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Here are three quick halftime thoughts from Green Bay-Detroit, where the Packers lead 6-3: Penalties crushing Detroit: For the past two weeks, the Lions have done fine when it comes to avoiding drive-crushing penalties. That lon...

    Blog | October 06, 2013
  11. Bill Leavy, downgraded NFL referee, makes another mistake on pena...

    Kevin Seifert

    Referee Bill Leavy, who was downgraded after a Week 1 mistake, erred again in applying the NFL rule book Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2013
  12. Lions must cut down on costly flags

    Michael Rothstein

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- They preached about how they wanted to be more disciplined, how they wanted to cut down on losing yards due to mistakes -- things they can control. The Detroit Lions have really wanted to cut down on penalties, especially at cri...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  13. Rashard Mendenhall's late TD lifts Cardinals past Lions

    A pass interference penalty against Bill Bentley set up Rashard Mendenhall's 1-yard touchdown run with 1:59 to play Sunday and Arizona beat the Detroit Lions 25-21 in Bruce Arians' home debut as Cardinals coach.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 15, 2013
  14. Ndamukong Suh's Costly Penalties

    Ndamukong Suh's Costly Penalties

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  15. Schwartz explains Suh's low block penalty

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said he liked Ndamukong Suh's effort on the play which landed him with a low block personal foul call on Minnesota center John Sullivan, but that he should have looked up the field first. ...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  16. Ndamukong Suh of Detroit Lions faces discipline from NFL for low ...

    Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is facing discipline from the NFL for diving at the knees of an opposing player during Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, a league official told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013