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Three Players Who Absolutely Must Come Through For The Lions To Win The NFC North
There is going to be a point field goals are going to make or break the Lions. Will Akers make it, literally.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Big Lead
Monday Read Option: A Day Like No Other
Philadelphia and Detroit played a game in blizzard-like conditions for most of the game.
No field goals and no extra points. That hadn't happened in the NFL since 1957 .
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Lions ticker: They didn't have a snowball's chance
Analysis: How Eagles beat Lions in snowstorm: LeSean McCoy rushed for 217 yards as the Eagles beat the Lions, 34-20, in blizzard-like conditions.
Old Man Winter frosts NFL gridirons...
Detroit Lions' Joique Bell, left, is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles' Bradley Fletcher during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Philadelphia.
Nasty weather hits several NFL games
The NFL often promotes football as a bad weather sport. It got its share early Sunday in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Pittsburgh.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Detroit Lions matchup: Philadelphia Eagles offense plays fast, racks...
The Philadelphia Eagles will challenge the Detroit Lions' dominant run defense with the second best rushing attack in the NFL, led by shifty running back LeSean McCoy.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Now a minister, Akers leans on his faith
David Akers stepped on to the stage and began to speak, just as he had time and time before, and will likely do time and time again.
Lions-Eagles matchup of high-powered offenses -
Two potent offenses will face off Sunday when the Detroit Lions visit the Philadelphia Eagles in a potential NFC playoff preview.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Lions kicker David Akers vows to keep 'fighting' through struggles
David Akers doesn't need to read the papers or listen to talk radio to know how things are going for him.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Lions' kicker tryouts send clear message to David Akers
Matchup: Detroit at Philadelphia . Kickoff: 1 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Financial Field.
Detroit Free Press
Voting update: Matthew Stafford could be Detroit Lions' first Pro Bowl QB in 41 years
Matthew Stafford has thrown for more passing yards than anyone in the NFL not named Peyton Manning this year, and at the rate he's going, he might finally snap the Detroit Lions' 4-decade-old streak of not having a quarterback in the Pro Bowl.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Pride of Detroit
Cub Scouting with tjwGOblue: Kicking to the Future
What's up Lions fans? Welcome to my first Cub Scouting with tjwGOblue miniseries.
Northern Michigan News
Lions LB Lewis suspended under substance policy
Detroit Lions linebacker Travis Lewis was suspended Tuesday for the final four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Lions appear to be sticking with Akers
On the same day he called the kicking game "a work in progress" and brought in even more kickers to take a look at, Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz didn't give David Akers a direct vote of confidence Tuesday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Lions work out three kickers, including 'Kickalicious,' but sign none
The Lions worked out three kickers today, Havard 'Kickalicious' Rugland, Olindo Mare and Justin Medlock, but did not sign any of the three and appear content to keep Akers for the stretch run.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Lions plan to work out kickers following Akers' missed chip shot
For the second consecutive season, veteran kicker David Akers will have to battle to keep his job as the season enters the stretch run.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Detroit Lions Need to Bring Back Havard Rugland
The Detroit Lions looked exceptionally good on Thanksgiving Day in what was their best display of football so far.