Monday Night Football

DEARB0RN, MI - JUNE 16: Bill Ford, Jr. (L), chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Co., and his father, William Clay Ford Sr., retired vice chairman of Ford's board of directors, attend the automaker's 48th annual shareholders meeting in this handout photo by Ford June 16, 2003 in Dearborn, Michigan. (Photo by Getty Images)

Lions Give Game Ball From Season’s First Win To Martha Ford And Her Children

“We just felt it was kind of to honor Mr. Ford in his passing,” Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said.

CBS Detroit–09/09/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a first quarter touchdown next to Antrel Rolle #26 of the New York Giants at Ford Field on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Stafford, Johnson Lead Lions To 35-14 Win Over Giants

Stafford improvised brilliantly on two early touchdown passes to Johnson, and Detroit beat the Giants in Jim Caldwell’s first game as Lions coach.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 28:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions throws before a preseason game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Caldwell Announces Captains For Lions Season Opener On Monday Night Football

Caldwell said last week the Lions would not name season-long captains and instead appoint the honors on a game-by-game basis.

CBS Detroit–09/08/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after the Lions victory against the Chicago Bears on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Detroit Lions defeated the Chicago Bears 21-19. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Caldwell On Fairley’s Development: ‘What Nick Does Is Up To Nick’

“Something might be a catalyst, another teammate, but I think in this particular case, it’s up to Nick. He’s the guy that’s going to make the difference.”

CBS Detroit–09/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 02:  Ford Field home of the Detroit Lions and Comemrica Park home of the Detroit Tigers prior to the start of the game against the Colorado Rockies at Comerica Park on August 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Rockies 11-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Encourage Fans To Arrive Early For Monday Night Football

The Detroit Lions are encouraging fans to be in their seats by 6:40 PM, 30 minutes prior to kickoff, for the nationally televised pregame show honoring the legacy of the late Detroit Lions Chairman and Owner, Mr. William Clay Ford.

97.1 The Ticket–09/05/2014

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)

James Ihedigbo Returns To Practice

After listing Ihedigbo on the injury report Thursday, coaches would not elaborate on his status.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2014

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions first year head coach Jim Caldwell watches the action during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Will Have Game-By-Game Captains In 2014

“We have so many good leaders on this team that we’ll end up picking game captains,” Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2014

Ford Field showed off a variety of new and favorite dishes for the 2014 Lions season. (By Edward Cardenas)

Ford Field Scores Local Fare For Lions’ Monday Night Game, Season (VIDEO)

Fans heading to Ford Field for the Lions Monday Night Football game, and the entire season, will have a number of local and unique dishes to choose from in the stadium

CBS Detroit–09/04/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 28:  Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants reacts from the sideline during the preseason game against the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium on August 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants won 16-13. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Giants Plan For Lions D-Line, Calvin Johnson As MNF Approaches

With the Detroit Lions under new leadership, film of the team might not be as instructive for opponents as it usually would be.

CBS Detroit–09/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Defensive tackle C.J. Mosley #99 of the Detroit Lions tries to get a finger on running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens during the second half at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Report: Detroit Lions Open 2014 Season On Monday Night Football Against Giants

The season will begin Aug. 8, 2014. Check back to http://www.971theticket.com for details.

97.1 The Ticket–04/23/2014

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