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  • Lions' Calvin Johnson could be sidelined

    Lions' Calvin Johnson could be sidelined
    The Detroit Lions might find out what life is like without star wide receiver Calvin Johnson for a few weeks. Coach Jim Caldwell said on Monday that he considered sitting Johnson, who has been battling an ankle injury, on Sunday against the Bills....
  • Kyle Orton helps rally Bills past Lions

    Kyle Orton helps rally Bills past Lions
    DETROIT - Dan Carpenter tried to channel Rory McIlroy when he attempted a game-winning field goal Sunday. The Buffalo Bills kicker lined up a 58-yarder and split the uprights with four seconds left, giving his team a 17-14 win over the Detroit Lions...
  • Fantasy update: Injury developments, plus a bonus reader mailbag

    Fantasy update: Injury developments, plus a bonus reader mailbag
    As anyone who started a Minnesota Vikings player in their fantasy football lineup knows, one injury can have devastating consequences for a whole team -- real or fantasy. It may not be fair to pin the Vikings' offensive futility Thursday night solely on...
  • 5 fantasy football regrets you'll want to fix

    5 fantasy football regrets you'll want to fix
    Week 5 in the NFL is here, and while most fans in the city are gearing up for Sunday's Bears-Carolina matchup, I'm worried about the only fall sport I'm good at nowadays: fantasy football. We're a quarter of the way into the fantasy season and while it'...
  • Lions WR Calvin Johnson's status in doubt

    Lions WR Calvin Johnson's status in doubt
    Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell hinted Friday that wide receiver Calvin Johnson could miss Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills with a nagging ankle injury. “That possibility always exists,” Caldwell said. “Just kind of depends on...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 5: 2 Panthers make great plays against Bears

    I'll get to the fantasy football lineup suggestions shortly, but first a haiku. Bridgewater won't play Fate returns Christian Ponder Why does fate hate us? You heard right, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hasn't recovered from an...
  • Bears' red-zone failures surprising, costly

     Bears' red-zone failures surprising, costly
    Bears cornerback Tim Jennings nodded his head when asked to name the toughest red-zone threat he has faced in the NFL. "I'd have to say the guys right here in this locker room — the guys I go against every day," Jennings said. Honest words...
  • Fantasy waivers: Kyle Orton, Jordan Reed back on radar

    Kyle Orton is back, but is he relevant? The former Chicago Bears quarterback is once again at the helm of an NFL offense. The Buffalo Bills grew impatient with 2013 first-round draft pick EJ Manuel and benched him for Orton on Monday. Coach Doug...
  • Geno Smith has rough day on and off field in Jets' loss

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Megatron he is not, but wide receiver Golden Tate came up huge for the Detroit Lions. Tate compensated for ailing wide receiver Calvin Johnson with eight catches and quarterback...
  • Stafford leads Lions past struggling Jets

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Matthew Stafford had two touchdown passes and ran for another score, as the Detroit Lions took a 24-17 win over the New York Jets on Sunday. Stafford went 24-for-34 for 293 yards and had touchdown passes to Jeremy Ross and Eric...
  • Stafford Leads Lions Past Jets

    Stafford Leads Lions Past Jets
    Matthew Stafford had two touchdown passes and ran for another score as the Detroit Lions defeated the Jets 24-17 Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J.  Stafford went 24-for-34 for 293 yards and had touchdown passes to Jeremy Ross and Eric Ebron for the Lions...