Kirk Cousins matched a career high with four touchdown passes, leading the surging Minnesota Vikings to a 42-30 win over the slumping Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Mike Daniels has been ruled out of Sunday's game against Minnesota on FOX 2 because of a foot injury.
The Detroit Lions are thankful they have a short week to prepare to play Minnesota in a possibly pivotal NFC North matchup.
Matt Patricia was diplomatic, pointing out the obvious: Yes, there were a handful of ways the Detroit Lions could have played better at Green Bay.
Does the feeling that the Detroit Lions got robbed by officiating Monday night feel familiar?
Lions legend Barry Sanders and former Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky are just two former players jumping in to criticize the officiating in Monday night's brutal loss to the Green Bay Packers.
Another frustrating weekend of flag-filled football culminated with the Packers' 23-22 last-second win over the Lions on Monday night thanks to two phantom hands-to-the-face calls on Detroit defensive end Trey Flowers.
Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions had a chance to build a big lead in the first half.
The Packers and Lions enter Week 6 as the only two teams in the NFC North with one loss. A win in the primetime showdown at Lambeau Field will no doubt send a message to the rest of the division and the conference on which team is a serious contender.
For the NFL's 100th anniversary, they want you to commit 100 minutes to contribute to your communities. And on Thursday, it was the Detroit Lions turn. Kroger's Rachel Hurst said they were packaging 50,000 boxes of food - no small order. Both Barry Sanders and Martha Ford attended the event.
Somewhere in the NFL, there are teams trying to win despite substandard quarterbacking. That must feel like just a rumor to the Detroit Lions. The Lions reached their open date this week after facing Philip Rivers, Carson Wentz and Patrick Mahomes in consecutive games.
The first loss of the season for the Detroit Lions may have actually given them more legitimacy as playoff contenders.
Patrick Mahomes made more plays than usual with his legs because the Detroit Lions set up their defense to limit what the superstar quarterback could do with his arm.
Patrick Mahomes has led the Kansas City Chiefs to another strong start, setting records along the way.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 – DETROIT LIONS HIGH SCHOOL GAME OF THE WEEK
For some franchises, being undefeated through three games seems almost routine.
Jamal Agnew quickly made up for two fumbles and the defense stepped up for Detroit when special teams almost blew it.
Jim Schwartz struggled to remember any of his former players still on the Detroit Lions other than Matthew Stafford.
The Detroit Lions have released running back C.J. Anderson, quickly cutting ties with a player who helped the Los Angeles Rams reach the Super Bowl.