| 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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:02 PM
DETROIT -- Calvin Johnson could only watch from the sidelines but the Detroit Lions still got big plays from their receivers in crucial situations.
Golden Tate turned a short pass into a 73-yard score and Corey Fuller caught the game-winner for his...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:53 PM
DAVIE – Chicago Bears Brandon Marshall said he thought the Dolphins were “a quarterback away” during the years he was with the team during the 2010 ans 2011 seasons.
It was reference to former Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne, who...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 4-1 (2): Challenging stretch coming: 49ers and Chargers at home in five-day span and then a visit to the Patriots.
2. Chargers 5-1 (3): Rookie running back Branden Oliver has gone past 100 yards rushing in two...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:55 PM
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 physically dominated the Vikings' offense on...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Injuries are a pain (sorry about that) -- unless you're the beneficiary. That looks to be a recurring theme in Week 6 as key injuries on offense and defense present opportunities for certain players to fill up the fantasy football stat sheets.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Every Monday we will recap notable performances of former USC players in the NFL.
McDonald leads Rams defense
St. Louis Rams safety T.J. McDonald demonstrated his playmaking ability a few weeks ago when he blocked a punt and a field-goal attempt by...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:51 PM
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....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 1:47 PM
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...