Johnson To Tate During 45-14 Win: 'Swag On Them A Little Bit'"So this is not a typical day in that regard, but when you do have a day like this, you certainly feel good about it.”
Current And Former Lions React To Mayhew And Lewand FiredDetroit Lions WR Golden Tate decided to post to Twitter moments after the announcement with a combination of emojis.
Tate Promises Franchise Turnaround; Johnson 'Can't Say It Was A Waste' In Detroit"I got three years and I plan on making the best of these three years and giving the fans and the media and the team something to cheer for, and I can promise you that.”
Caldwell After 1-6 Start: Lions Will Get Better 'Because I've Seen It'"So we just have to collectively get it together where we can play more consistently, which we haven’t.”
Injury Report: Four Starters Expected Back For Lions, But Brandon Pettigrew Out Again For Game With VikingsThe Detroit Lions did get some good news this week as a number of players that have missed considerable time due to injury are returning to face off with the Minnesota Vikings. Unfortunately, tight end Brandon Pettigrew isn't one of them as he's out yet again.
Brandon Pettigrew Out Sunday; Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate Have Ankle InjuriesBoth Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate were limited Friday with ankle injuries, although both are probable to play.
Theo Riddick Turning Into One Of Lions' Most Reliable PerformersRiddick came into this season relatively unassuming: He was seen as a third-string type running back who had good hands.
Lions Notch First Win: 'Nobody Ever Said It Had To Be Pretty'"It’s fun when you have a game like that and nobody ever said it had to be pretty. We won ugly, but we got our first win.”
Ebron, Ngata Out Against Bears Sunday; Bell, Ihedigbo, Riddick All QuestionableTight end Eric Ebron and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata will both miss the Lions’ game against the Bears on Sunday.
Caldwell: Turnovers, Not Play-Calling, Holding Lions Back“From my vantage point, the problem is not what plays are being called, and so that’s window dressing."
Cardinals: Lions 'Lost It Once Their Fans Started Booing Them'"I don’t think fans understand how important they are to us. They’re very important, they play a big role especially in the fourth quarter."
What Does Benching Say About Stafford? History Of Benched Franchise Quarterbacks Not A Pretty OneAn in-season benching can be a nail in the coffin of an NFL quarterback’s career.