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  • Sunday: Miami Dolphins (5-3) at Detroit Lions (6-2), 1 p.m., Chs. 4, 12

    Sunday: Miami Dolphins (5-3) at Detroit Lions (6-2), 1 p.m., Chs. 4, 12
    Kickoff: 1 p.m., Ford Field, Detroit TV: Chs. 4, 12. Radio: WINZ (940 AM), WBGG (105.9 FM), WQBA (1140 AM, Spanish). Coaches: Joe Philbin (20-20, in third season with Dolphins); Jim Caldwell (34-26, in fourth season, first with Lions) Series:...
  • Dion Jordan says Lions have "weapons all over the field"

    Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan was called on to defend receiver Calvin Johnson because Lions have "weapons all over the field."
  • Lions rally past Dolphins, improve to 7-2

    DETROIT -- Calvin Johnson wishes that the Detroit Lions would win games in an easier fashion. He's still not complaining about their habit of pulling out victories at the last moment. The new version of the Cardiac Kids did it again Sunday, as Matthew...
  • Dolphins make one fewer play than Lions, lose, 20-16

    Dolphins make one fewer play than Lions, lose, 20-16
    In the end, there was no magic or mystery to the Dolphins' 20-16 loss at Ford Field on Sunday. And safety Reshad Jones, who was beaten by running back Theo Riddick on the game-winning touchdown reception with 29 seconds left, knew that better than...
  • Special teams play key role in Dolphins' 20-16 loss

    Special teams plays almost sunk the Dolphins in Sunday's 20-16 loss to Detroit. And special teams almost uplifted the Dolphins, too. Sunday's game featured three fake punts in the first half, a blocked field goal that was returned 55 yards, and five...
  • NFL draft: NFC and AFC North draft needs

    NFL draft: NFC and AFC North draft needs
    The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the North divisions: AFC North This should sound familiar: The Cleveland Browns are looking for a quarterback. They...
  • Ravens corner Jimmy Smith to square off with imposing Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson

    Ravens corner Jimmy Smith to square off with imposing Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson
    When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers line up on offense, they're headlined by one of the most imposing wide receivers in the NFL. Vincent Jackson is big, strong and fast at 6-foot-5, 230 pounds. He's a proven deep threat who leads the Buccaneers with 21...
  • New deal for Cowboys' Dez Bryant could be coming soon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dez Bryant admired the new Hublot on his wrist, a parting gift from a Monday night news conference to announce the luxury Swiss watch company as a new partner of the Dallas Cowboys. "Glitz and glamour," Bryant said, repeating a...
  • Lions WR Calvin Johnson's status still in question

    Lions WR Calvin Johnson's status still in question
    BAGSHOT, England - Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was limited in practice for a second straight day as he continues to battle a high ankle sprain and his status for Sunday's game against Atlanta in London is still in question. Johnson has...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 8 picks

    Sam Farmer's NFL Week 8 picks
    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 11-4 (.733); season 70-35-1 (.667). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • Lions rally past Falcons in London

    Lions rally past Falcons in London
    The Detroit Lions have become the kings of the fourth-quarter comeback on both sides of the Atlantic. Matt Prater hit a 48-yard field goal on the game's last play and the Detroit Lions erased a 21-point halftime deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 22-...