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  • Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

    Last week in parentheses. 1. Seahawks 11-4 (2): Dominant victory over Cardinals moves defending champs back into top spot as home-field advantage looms. 2. Patriots 12-3 (1): One-point victory over down-and-out Jets drops them out of top perch but...
  • Lions' Raiola apologizes to teammates for being distraction

    The Sports Xchange Lions' Raiola apologizes to teammates for being distraction Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola apologized to some of his teammates for being a distraction leading up to the team's NFC North title showdown against the Green Bay...
  • NFC playoffs: Lions could rise to 1 seed or fall to 6

    Wide receiver Calvin Johnson has never experienced this before almost no one in the Detroit Lions' locker room has. When the Lions play their regular-season finale Sunday against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, it will be a true winner-take-all...
  • Lions still awaiting word on Raiola appeal

    Dominic Raiola's appeal hearing for his one-game suspension is over, and the Detroit Lions are still awaiting word on whether their longtime center will be available for Sunday's NFC North showdown against the Green Bay Packers. Raiola was suspended...
  • Week 17 NFL playoff scenarios

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with Bengals' win Week 17 NFL playoff scenarios There is much to be determined in Week 17 before the NFL playoff picture becomes complete. Three division championships are on the line in head-to-head matchups....
  • Cowboys say Romo deserves MVP

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Dallas Cowboys - INSIDE SLANT The Dallas Cowboys say quarterback Tony Romo should be a front-runner for the MVP award. What's to argue after his record-setting performance in the Cowboys' 42-7 NFC East title...
  • Lions can claim first division title since 1993

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT For the first time since 1993, the Lions have a chance to win their division. With a 20-14 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday and the Green Bay Packers beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,...
  • NFL's Week 17 will feature three big division showdowns

    One small stomp for man, one giant gulp for the Detroit Lions. The NFL on Monday suspended Detroit center Dominic Raiola one game for stomping on the ankle of Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson the day before. That means the Lions will be without...
  • NFL Week 16: Schedule plan means fantastic finishes in division races

    The fix is in — and it's working. Five seasons ago, confronted with the problem of playoff-bound teams resting starters and coasting into the postseason, the NFL began scheduling only division games for the final week of the season. The theory...
  • Drew Sharp: Lions must overcome history, ugly play for title

    CHICAGO The Detroit Lions are in the playoffs but they just don't look like a playoff team. They earned their 11th victory this afternoon 20-14 over the Bears for only the fourth time in franchise history. They still hold the divisional tiebreaker over...
  • Week 16: What we Learned

    The Sports Xchange Week 16: What we Learned There is only one playoff spot to be determined in the NFC, and the sixth entry comes down to a pair of six-win teams in a win-or-else finale in Atlanta next week. Multiple division championships and...