Lions' 0-2 Start Doesn't Mesh With Playoff HopesUSA Today ran the numbers, and teams that start 2-0 like the Lions are - newsflash - far less likely to make the playoffs. According to the story, "over the past six seasons you have a 4% chance of making the playoffs if you're winless headed into Week 3." And since the NFL expanded to its playoff format in 1990, only 11.2 percent of 204 teams to start 2-0 have made the playoffs that season.
Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving RoundupThe Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.
Calvin Johnson On His Hasboro 'Megatron' Toy: "Never Thought That Would Happen""Wow, I'm in a locker room with a guy who has his own shoes."
Nike Releases The Calvin Johnson Collection Inspired By MegatronEarlier this year Nike unveiled their first version of the Calvin Johnson shoe called the CJ81.
When Will Megatron Be Considered Better Than Barry?For some the quick reflex answer is ‘never’ and for others it’s as easy just not quitting on the team.
Banged Up Lions Defense Prepares For BearsWhile the injury focus for Detroit's game against Chicago will be focused on the Bears' quarterback situation, the Lions have a few injury issues of their own on defense.
Lions Starting To Finally Become A Team Worthy Of Calvin JohnsonTo be sure, Calvin Johnson is any NFL team's dream come true.
Sports Verdict: Who's Second Best Behind Calvin Johnson? Dez Bryant Vs. A.J. GreenCalvin Johnson and his stat lines have locked down best receiver with a level of dominance perhaps never before seen at that position. With Megatron sitting atop the podium, who currently owns the title of second most dangerous receiver in the NFL: Dez Bryant or A.J. Green?
Lions Fall To Bengals On Last-Second Field GoalThe Lions played the Bengals close on Sunday. However, a couple of special teams miscues ended up leading the Lions to a loss.
Nate Burleson Talks 'Rodeo' Reggie Bush's Style, Megatron's Gear, Scheffler's Hair "Reggie was right in front of me, he was four, I was five, I kind of took that personally," he said. "Before he got here, I had a little animosity about that list."
Poll: Who's More Valuable: Megatron To Lions Or Miggy To Tigers?Who's more valuable: Megatron to Lions or Miggy to Tigers?
Lions WR Johnson Confirms He Had Injured Fingers Calvin Johnson is downplaying whatever was wrong with his fingers last year.