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  • Preview: Lions at Vikings

    Minnesota quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will be back in action but Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson could he held out of the contest when the Lions visit the Vikings on Sunday. Johnson has been bothered by an ankle injury since Sept. 21 and, after he...
  • Lions-Vikings: What we learned

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Lions-Vikings: What we learned MINNEAPOLIS -- With two of the Detroit Lions' best players on offense injured and ruled out against the Minnesota Vikings, the defense made sure their presence wasn't...
  • Recap: Lions 17, Vikings 3

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Lions 17, Vikings 3 Lions 17, Vikings 3: Matthew Stafford threw a touchdown pass to Theo Riddick and Detroit's defense forced three turnovers as the Lions defeated host Minnesota. Joique Bell rushed for 74 yards and one...
  • Lions 17, Vikings 3

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Lions 17, Vikings 3 MINNEAPOLIS -- With two of their best players on offense injured and ruled out against the Minnesota Vikings, the Detroit Lions' defense made sure their presence wasn't needed....
  • Lions defense dominates again, defeat Vikings

    MINNEAPOLIS The curse of Jason Hanson has its sights set on another kicker, but even it's not powerful enough to take down the Detroit Lions defense. Tahir Whitehead intercepted two passes and the Lions overcame two missed field goals by new kicker...
  • Lions leave it to defense in 17-3 win

    Lions leave it to defense in 17-3 win MINNEAPOLIS -- With two of the Detroit Lions' best players on offense injured and ruled out against the Minnesota Vikings, the defense made sure their presence wasn't needed. Detroit stifled, harassed and...
  • Sam Farmer's Week 6 NFL picks

    Last week: 10-5 (8-7 against the spread). Season: 49-27 (46-30 against the spread). Steelers (3-2) at Browns (2-2) Noon Sunday Pick 'em (O/U 47.5) The Browns rallied in the season opener in Pittsburgh and gave the Steelers a scare. They're...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 6 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 10-5 (.667); season 49-27 (.645). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread...
  • Week 6 Preview: Lions at Vikings

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Reynolds, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with Friday injury report Week 6 Preview: Lions at Vikings Detroit Lions (3-2) at Minnesota Vikings (2-3) Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis - TV: FOX...
  • Johnson's status with Lions a Mega-mystery

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson said Wednesday he is dealing with a high-ankle sprain, and he needs rest to be healthy. However, Johnson has not ruled out the possibility of...
  • Greg Cote's Week 6 NFL picks

    Our best week of the season overall and another winning mark against the point spread will find no complaint from me. Wait. I lied. One small complaint: So I'm looking at 5-0 on Upset of the Week picks because the Bears are up 21-7 at Carolina and still...