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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions can't can't make the catch Prince Amukamara #20 of the New York Giants during the second quarter at Ford Field on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Stafford, Johnson On Same Page In Lions’ Win

For all the talk about Matthew Stafford and how quickly he would pick up a new system in Detroit, it was easy to forget one crucial factor.

97.1 The Ticket–09/09/2014

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Lions Offense Leads The Way In Smooth Opening Victory

The Detroit Lions opened the season at home for Monday Night Football, vanquishing the New York Giants with relative ease, led by an impressive Matthew Stafford.

09/09/2014

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

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

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

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

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 27: Actor Taye Diggs (L) and professional football player Jon Beason attend an interactive tour of MetLife Stadium on August 27, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Giants MLB Jon Beason Practices For First Time

New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason hopes to play in the regular-season opener despite missing all of training camp with a right foot injury.

97.1 The Ticket–09/02/2014

Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie #45 of the Denver Broncos breaks up a pass intended for wide receiver Donnie Avery #17 of the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 27-17. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Addition Of Rodgers-Cromartie Elevates Giants’ Secondary To NFL’s Elite

Free agent cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie heads a group of new Giants’ defensive backs that have the look and pedigree to make New York’s secondary the strength of the team’s defense. Adding DRC to a talented group that already included Antrel Rolle, Prince Amukamara and Stevie Brown puts Big Blue at the top of the list of the NFL’s best secondaries

08/10/2014

CANTON, OH - AUGUST 3: Wide receiver Preston Parker #83 of the New York Giants returns a punt during the fourth quarter at the 2014 NFL Hall of Fame Game at Fawcett Stadium on August 3, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Giants Rally To Beat Bills 17-13 In HOF Game

Andre Williams ran up some big numbers at Boston College. The fourth-round draft pick is showing glimpses that can do it for the New York Giants, too.

97.1 The Ticket–08/04/2014

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