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Lions take 13-9 lead on Jamaal Williams’ 16th rushing touchdown of the season

It took almost 37 minutes, but Sunday Night Football finally has seen a touchdown. Jamaal Williams punched it in from 1 yard out, giving the Lions their first lead.With 8:05 remaining in the third quarter, Detroit leads 13-9.Mason Crosby missed a 53-yard field goal off the crossbar on the Packers’ first drive of the second [more]

Sunday Night Football: Packers lead Lions 9-6 at halftime

The Seahawks are rooting hard for the Lions on Sunday Night Football, and despite Seattle’s victory having eliminated Detroit earlier in the day, the Lions are not lying down.The Packers lead 9-6 at halftime.The Lions got a 33-yard field goal from Michael Badgley on the final play of the half after a 15-yard unnecessary roughness [more]

Lions still alive, Rams-Seahawks headed to overtime tied at 16

That sound you just heard might be the Lions cheering in the locker room at Lambeau Field.With a chance to win and end Detroit’s postseason hopes, Seattle kicker Jason Myers sent a 46-yard field goal off the right upright to send the game against Los Angeles to overtime tied at 16-16.The Lions’ postseason hopes rely [more]

DeShon Elliott: Aaron Rodgers doesn’t respect us, and I don’t like none of that shit

In a postgame interview after a win over the Rams two weeks ago, Aaron Rodgers corrected Lisa Salters of ESPN after she noted the Packers’ final three games were against teams above .500.“Well,” Rodgers corrected her, “one of them is at .500 right now.”He meant the Lions, who were 7-7 at that time and now [more]

Jared Goff: We’re ready for a game that’ll be fun in front of everybody

The Lions will know if they’ve been knocked out of playoff contention by the time they start Sunday night’s game against the Packers.But Detroit is going up to Lambeau Field to win regardless, as made clear by head coach Dan Campbell. And the team is expecting a playoff-like environment.Quarterback Jared Goff has plenty of postseason [more]

Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2023: Darrelle Revis, Joe Thomas, Dwight Freeney among finalists

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the 15 finalists for the Class of 2023 on Wednesday night, and three first-year-eligible players are on the list.Cornerback Darrelle Revis, offensive tackle Joe Thomas and edge rusher Dwight Freeney made the cut five years after their careers ended.In addition, safety Darren Woodson and cornerback Albert Lewis are [more]

Taking a look at the options for proceeding with the 2022 regular season

Although the primary concern for everyone who cares about the NFL and the men who play the game continues to be the health of Bills safety Damar Hamlin, the 2022 regular season eventually will continue. It’s unclear how and when that will happen.We’ve been thinking about and discussing potential options. There is no perfect solution. [more]

NFL teams cancel media availabilities Tuesday

It is not business as usual around the NFL on Tuesday.The suspension of Monday night’s game after Bills safety Damar Hamlin went into cardiac arrest on the field in Cincinnati has been followed by a suspension of usual football activities around the league. Hamlin remains at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in critical condition [more]

Dan Campbell: Either we’re playing to get in, or we’re playing to be spoiler

By the time the Lions and Packers kick off on Sunday night, Detroit may be eliminated from postseason contention.But head coach Dan Campbell is expecting to have his team ready to play regardless.Campbell held his Monday press conference before the NFL announced the complete Week 18 schedule, which will feature the Lions and Packers on [more]

Aidan Hutchinson on third interception: I’ve never touched the ball this much

Lions defensive end Aidan Hutchinson had a half-sack during Sunday’s win over the Bears and he is up to 7.5 during his rookie season, but another play drew a little more attention.Hutchinson intercepted Justin Fields on the final play of the first half and now has three interceptions on the season. That kind of contribution [more]

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