| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:57 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The seventh straight win was in the books, and Vince Wilfork had a message to get across to the people who doubted his New England Patriots early this season.
“So many people saying how bad we were ... everything possible...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:19 AM
The Chicago Bears (5-6) have kept their season alive with back-to-back wins over sub-.500 teams. Now they face a tougher test, traveling to face the Detroit Lions (7-4) on Thanksgiving Day. A win would validate a potential turnaround. A loss would all but...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The Bears' second straight home victory kept their season alive Sunday. As it turns out, though, that medicine doesn't have a pleasant aftertaste.
Back-to-back wins over the Vikings and Buccaneers improved their record to 5-6 but did not alleviate...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Bears defensive end Willie Young isn’t hiding his giddiness this week. He admits he’s eager to get back to Detroit for Thursday’s game against the Lions, looking forward to connecting with old teammates and hoping to leave Ford Field...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:02 PM
The Bears' season reaches a pivot point on Thanksgiving against the Lions. At 5-6, they need to beat an NFC North opponent to keep any realistic postseason hope alive. A loss would all but mathematically eliminate them from playoff contention, and it also...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:28 PM
DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford had a notion that the Detroit Lions' offense would make a dramatic turnaround.
The Lions had not scored a touchdown in their previous two games, but Stafford, the team's quarterback, liked their body language prior to their...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 1:43 PM
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.
| Oct 26, 2014
| 12:42 PM
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-...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:25 PM
There were no punts by the New Orleans Saints, but there was a swift kick on their way out of Detroit.
The year was 2008, and the Lions were one loss away from the inevitable — the only 0-16 season in NFL history. The Saints had just humiliated...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 6-1 (1): Looked strong against AFC West-rival Chargers and now prepare for latest Peyton Manning-Tom Brady installment.
2. Patriots 6-2 (5): Development of WR Brandon LaFell makes Brady much more dangerous with big...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer returned to familiar territory on Sunday.
Palmer, who spent two seasons with the Oakland Raiders before he was traded to the Cardinals, completed 22 of 31 passes for 253 yards and two touchdowns with an...