Team Grades: Last Second Mistake Does In Detroit Lions In Loss To Seattle SeahawksThe Detroit Lions were once again playing a half game of football, but this time, they were playing the second half. Unfortunately, a fourth straight loss to open this season came to the Seattle Seahawks thanks to a simple mistake by a veteran wide receiver.
Lions OC Joe Lombardi On Offensive Predictability: 'Certainly A Balance There'“If you do something new every play, your players probably won’t be good at it, and if you do the same thing every play, the defense will probably be good at stopping it."
Opponents Know Plays? Lions Say It Doesn't Matter“Nobody has said anything to me,” said quarterback Matthew Stafford when asked if he had heard opponents calling out Detroit’s plays.
Golden Tate, Denver's David Bruton: Teams Know What's Coming From Lions Offense“They’ve had a high tendency to show a particular play, especially a wrap-six, so usually the No. 2 receiver sits down about five or six yards with a guy running a dig route right behind it. We were just alert and once I saw a running back chip before his release, I knew what was coming, so I just read Stafford’s eyes, broke on the ball and was able to make a play.”
9 Penalties, 3 Turnovers Doom Lions In 24-12 Primetime Loss To Denver“That’s why we’re 0-3. We’re hurting ourselves. No one in this league can match us or play against us unless we hurt ourselves and we’ve been doing that for three straight weeks.”
Lions Try To Get Offense Back On Track Against Top Passing Defense In NFL“Just knowing that we have good players, knowing that we’ve executed well in spots and when we get a little more consistent, we’re going to be a lot more excited about it."
Golden Tate Scoffs At Rodney Harrison's 'No Respect' Take On Stafford: 'I Wouldn't Pay Attention To All That BS'"I think everyone in this building – I mean, hopefully everyone in this state – support Stafford and this team. … I wouldn’t pay too much attention to all that BS. That’s just someone trying to start something, give someone something to talk about.”
Injury Report: A Few Key Players Slowed By Injury For Detroit Lions Vs. Minnesota VikingsThe Detroit Lions don't really need all the help they can get because they showed last week that they can handle their own, but they simply need to play a solid 60 minutes. This week against the Minnesota Vikings, they have a few key injuries that could slow them down a bit.
Golden Tate Pulls Off Marriage Proposal During West Coast Trip"But when you get down on that knee, you have so much you want to say, and how you’re going to say it, and how you want to get it out, but once you get on that knee, I just kind of blacked out. I saw her emotion; I was emotional. I just kind of rambled and eventually got the question out."
Joe Lombardi 'Didn't Realize' Stafford Lost Feeling In Arm Sunday“His second interception, I think might’ve been affected by that just because he was a little bit numb and I wasn’t as aware because it was pretty quick that we were back on the field."
Four Sit Out At Lions Practice; Stafford A Full ParticipantLarry Warford and Caraun Reid both participated in the open portion of the Lions’ Wednesday practice, but a couple more players took their place on the injury list.
Return Game A Bright Spot In Detroit's 33-28 LossOne of the positives to Detroit’s meltdown on Sunday, where the Lions blew a 21-3 lead on the Chargers but lost 33-28, was the return game.