James Ihedigbo

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Matt Asiata #44 of the Minnesota Vikings is stopped by Ndamukong Suh #90 and DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions during the third quarter of the game at Ford Field on December 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Vikings 16-14. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Defense Again Comes Up With Big Plays When Lions Need Them Most

In the middle of the second quarter Sunday, the Detroit Lions desperately needed a spark.

CBS Detroit–12/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Matt Prater #5 of the Detroit Lions celebrates his game winning field goal with teammates while playing the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit Lions win 16-14 over the Minnesota Vikings. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Jason Jones On Possibility Of Winning NFC North: ‘We Can Taste It’

Lions head coach Jim Caldwell has shut down all playoff talk, but the team knows what is at stake.

CBS Detroit–12/14/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 01:  Michigan Wolverines head football coach Brady Hoke watches the action from the sidelines during the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Michigan Stadium on November 1 , 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Hoosiers 34-10.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Top 5 Detroit Sports Quotes Of The Week

Brady Hoke hasn’t had fun this season: “It’s been an enjoyable year… No not really.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2014

Caption:BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Strong safety James Ihedigbo #32 of the Baltimore Ravens has a moment to himself before playing the New York Jets at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Ravens won, 19-3.(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ihedigbo Out Again For Lions Against Green Bay

Lions safety James Ihedigbo is inactive and will miss his third straight game to start the season when Detroit hosts Green Bay on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/21/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22: Kerry Taylor #13 of the Jacksonville Jaguars can't hold onto the ball against Cassius Vaughn #29 of the Detroit Lions in the third quarter during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell On Secondary Injuries: ‘Nothing We Can’t Overcome’

“As long as we don’t give up big play touchdowns,” said defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, “we should have an opportunity to win.”

CBS Detroit–09/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: James Ihedigbo #32 of the Detroit Lions congratulates Corey Fuller #10 on the game-winning touchdown against the Cleveland Browns during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Injured Safety James Ihedigbo Says He Is Steadily Improving, Has Had No Setbacks

Ihedigbo says his status is day-to-day. However, he also said his improvement has been steady, without setbacks.

CBS Detroit–09/17/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: Charles Johnson #80 of the Cleveland Browns tries to get past Nevin Lawson #43 of the Detroit Lions and Xavier Proctor #69 in the third quarter during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Nevin Lawson Likely Out For Season After Injury, Surgery

In typical NFL fashion, the focus now shifts from Lawson to who will replace him.

CBS Detroit–09/15/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: LaAdrian Waddle #66 of the Detroit Lions tries to get around Michael Bowie #79 of the Cleveland Browns in the fourth quarter during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Waddle Out, Ihedigbo Doubtful For Lions Against Panthers

Waddle started Monday night’s victory over the New York Giants but was hurt in the first half. Ihedigbo missed the opener and is doubtful this weekend with a neck injury.

97.1 The Ticket–09/12/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15:  Cornerback Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions is called for pass interference on Wide receiver Andre Roberts #12 of the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 25-21.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Report: Bill Bentley Out For Season After Tearing ACL On Monday Night

With Bentley out for the year, the Lions will likely be making some acquisition at the position soon.

CBS Detroit–09/09/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: James Ihedigbo #32 of the Detroit Lions congratulates Corey Fuller #10 on the game-winning touchdown against the Cleveland Browns during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Ihedigbo, New York’s Beckham Inactive

Lions safety James Ihedigbo is inactive for Monday night’s game against the New York Giants, leaving Detroit’s suspect secondary short-handed for the season opener.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2014

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