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DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens runs for a first down as C. J. Mosley #99 of the Detroit Lions attempts makes the tackle during the second quarter of the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NFC North No Longer In Hand For Lions, Need Help To Make Playoffs

“This is a setback for us,” Bush added. “This one hurts.”


ETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Tackle Corey Hilliard #78 of the Detroit Lions hangs his head on the bench during the final seconds of the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions Kicked Out Of Playoff Race

Even though the Lions kept the Ravens out of the end zone, they still managed to lose on Monday Night Football thanks largely to the big leg of Justin Tucker. Here are some grades dished out for Detroit after this disappointing loss.


DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: A general view of Ford Field.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DTM’s Monday Night Football Preview: Ravens v. Lions

Detroit welcomes a Ravens team that has somehow, someway, found ways to win over the past two weeks

97.1 The Ticket–12/16/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 17: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions lines up under center against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on August 17, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ravens And Lions Meet On Monday With High Stakes

The slumping Detroit Lions are trying to avoid a late-season collapse that would keep them out of the playoffs for the 13th time in 14 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions reacts after a second quarter reception and long run while playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Reggie Bush Says He Will Play Monday Night

His calf acted up in warm-ups, he told reporters Wednesday, but he did not injure it after slipping in the conditions.

CBS Detroit–12/11/2013

(Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Announce ‘One Pride Blue Out’ For Monday Night Football

The Lions want fans throughout the state to participate in the “Blue Out” by wearing blue apparel all day on Monday, Dec. 16.

97.1 The Ticket–12/11/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions fumbles the ball as he tackled by Mychal Kendricks #95 of the Philadelphia Eagles on December 8, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Detroit Lions 34-20. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Detroit Team Grades: Lions As Sloppy As The Weather In Philadelphia

The Detroit Lions could not overcome the weather and their own mistakes in a tough loss to the Eagles on Sunday. Here is a further look at their disappointing performance.


Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions calls out the play in the first quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles on December 8, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Eagles Rally To Beat The Lions 34-20

The Eagles, looking to go worst-to-first in the NFC East, won their fifth straight game and temporarily took sole possession of first place.

97.1 The Ticket–12/08/2013

Reggie Bush  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions – Eagles Inactives, Reggie Bush Questionable For Game

Lions cornerback Darius Slay and Eagles safety Earl Wolff are inactive for Sunday’s game between NFC North-leading Detroit and Philadelphia.

97.1 The Ticket–12/08/2013

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions on the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Carindals defeated the Lions 25-21.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Up-Tempo Eagles Next Test For Suh, Lions

The Eagles’ up-tempo, no-huddle offense is designed to put pressure on the opposing team. It could be a particularly big test for Detroit, which has built its defense around a powerful defensive line.

97.1 The Ticket–12/07/2013