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Christian Kirk misses practice with groin injury

The Cardinals opened the practice week without three of their wideouts on the field. Christian Kirk was listed as a non-participant in practice. A groin injury was given as the reason why Kirk wasn’t able to join his teammates for the session. Kirk had two catches for 57 yards in last Sunday’s win over Washington. [more]

Lions DC Cory Undlin: Let’s not panic

The Lions are off to an 0-2 start despite holding leads of at least 11 points in each of their first two games and the defense has allowed 56 points over the last five quarters. Neither of those things inspire much confidence about the direction of a team coming off of a 3-12-1 season, which [more]

Cardinals will have 750 friends and family at Sunday’s game

The Cardinals have received approval from local and state authorities to have a “small controlled group” of spectators at Sunday’s game, Katherine Fitzgerald of the Arizona Republic reports. The group is limited to 750 immediate family or close friends of the players, coaches and staff. It will serve as a dress rehearsal of sorts in [more]

Reggie Ragland: Lions can’t worry about what anybody else has to say

Linebacker Reggie Ragland signed with the Lions as a free agent this offseason after spending the 2019 season with the Chiefs and winning a Super Bowl ring has honed his perspective on what it takes to succeed in the NFL. Ragland said that teams are separated “from the neck up” and watching the Lions through [more]

Lions think Kenny Golladay’s return is “close”

Lions coach Matt Patricia needs all the help he can get at the moment. The good news is, he thinks leading receiver Kenny Golladay‘s on the verge of making his debut after missing the first two games with a hamstring injury. “Yeah, I mean I expect us to keep pushing forward and arrow up on [more]

Matt Patricia: It’s not good enough and we’re trying to do better

When Matt Patricia was hired as coach of the Lions, they were coming off a 9-7 season that was deemed not good enough, getting Patricia’s predecessor, Jim Caldwell, fired. With Patricia now 0-2 in his third season, the Lions are 9-24-1 with Patricia. If nine wins in one season wasn’t good enough for Caldwell, is [more]

Lions hoping Kenny Golladay returns this week

The Lions can use all the help they can get at the moment, and it appears they’re closer to having their top receiver on the field. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Lions anticipate having Kenny Golladay on the field in Week Three against the Cardinals. Golladay has missed the last two games because of [more]

Aaron Jones: Packers “definitely” are better this year

The Packers have started 2-0 this year, after rollling up 43 points on the Vikings and another 42 against the Lions. After Sunday’s win, I posed a simple, direct question to Packers running back Aaron Jones: Are the Packers better this year? “Definitely,” Jones said, without hesitation. He explained that the team knows the offense [more]

Lions are first team ever to lose four straight games with a double-digit lead

The Lions had a 14-3 lead today in Green Bay and ended up losing. For most teams, that’s a shocking loss. For the Lions, it’s par for the course. Today’s game was the Lions’ fourth consecutive game in which they took a double-digit lead and then lost. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Lions [more]

Packers start slowly, then dominate the Lions

For the second consecutive week, the Lions built up an early lead against an NFC North opponent. But today, Detroit couldn’t even keep it close. After leading 14-3 in the second quarter today, the Lions fell apart on the way to a 42-21 loss. It was the second consecutive big game for Aaron Rodgers, who [more]

Week Two early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of kickoff. Jaguars at Titans Jaguars: TE Tyler Davis, QB Jake Luton, WR Dede Westbrook, CB Josiah Scott, [more]

Lions rule out Nick Williams

The Lions will be without three of their defensive starters from Week One when they take on the Packers Sunday. Defensive tackle Nick Williams has been ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Williams was initially listed as questionable after a week of limited practices, but got downgraded ahead of kickoff. The Lions called Kevin [more]

Equanimeous St. Brown placed on injured reserve

Packers wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown will miss at least the next three weeks. The team announced that St. Brown has been placed on injured reserve Saturday. St. Brown had already been ruled out for the game due to a knee injury that kept him from practicing on Thursday or Friday. St. Brown spent all [more]

Lions put Joe Dahl on IR, promote three players

Joe Dahl started at right guard and played every snap in the Lions’ season-opening loss to the Bears, but he won’t be in the lineup for the next few weeks. Dahl was placed on injured reserve on Saturday. He showed up on the injury report Thursday as a limited participant due to a groin injury [more]

Matthew Stafford: I grew up in privilege, want to get out of my bubble

Even before he made hundreds of millions of dollars in the NFL, Matthew Stafford was privileged. He grew up in one of America’s wealthiest suburbs, and as a star athlete he had opportunities not afforded to most. Stafford wants to acknowledge that, and he wants both to learn and to use his platform to help [more]

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