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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:  Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches the ball against  Antoine Cason #20 of the Carolina Panthers during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Calvin Johnson Could Miss Second Straight Game Sunday

“Not beating it up, not going out there, rolling it again, that definitely helps,” Johnson said.

CBS Detroit–10/15/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:  Ezekiel Ansah #94 and Jason Jones #91 of the Detroit Lions tackle Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Ziggy Ansah Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Week

Ansah’s success came as part of Detroit’s overall defensive dominance against the Minnesota Vikings, whom the Lions defeated, 17-3.

CBS Detroit–10/15/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with Brandon LaFell #19 of the New England Patriots after a touchdown reception during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: New York Jets At New England Patriots

hese divisional rivals are going in opposite directions. After a season-opening victory, the Jets have lost five in a row. While they had a chance against Green Bay and Chicago in Weeks 2 and 3, they’ve gone backwards from there.

10/15/2014

(Credit, Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opponent Profile: Lions Defense Preps For Saints Offense

The Detroit Lions take their stout offense into a matchup with New Orleans’ potentially potent offense.

10/14/2014

Calvin Johnson #81 and teammate C.J. Mosley #99 of the Detroit Lions walk off the field after losing to the Carolina Panthers 24-7 during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Report: Lions Could Be Without Calvin Johnson Until Week 10

According to a report from ESPN, Lions coach Jim Caldwell may be prepared to bench star wide receiver Calvin Johnson until Week 10, meaning he would miss games against New Orleans and Atlanta.

97.1 The Ticket–10/13/2014

Ezekiel Ansah #94 and DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions sack Teddy Bridgewater #5 of the Minnesota Vikings during the second quarter of the game on October 12, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Lions’ Defense Masking Team’s Flaws Elsewhere

This isn’t the blueprint Detroit fans necessarily expected when Jim Caldwell was hired, but it has enabled the Lions to succeed even without Calvin Johnson.

97.1 The Ticket–10/13/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots celebrates after a reception against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Rob Gronkowski Thinks His Offensive Linemen Should Get ‘Laid’ [VIDEO]

It’s not very often you can get a candid interview from a player especially right after a game, but that’s when Gronkowski gave a little love to his offensive linemen.

97.1 The Ticket–10/13/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 12: Golden Tate #15 of the Detroit Lions misses a reception during the third quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on October 12, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Lions defeated the Vikings 17-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Caldwell Optimistic About Lions Offense Despite Dismal Numbers

After six weeks, the Lions rank 27th in points per game (19.3) and 23rd in yards per game (330.2).

CBS Detroit–10/13/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 12: Captain Munnerlyn #24 of the Minnesota Vikings looks to tackle Golden Tate #15 of the Detroit Lions during the third quarter of the game on October 12, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Lions defeated the Vikings 17-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Lions-Vikings Announcer Fires Back At Critical Tweets, Expletives Included

Goldberg’s first response to a critical tweet was rather tame: “I hope you never waste my time again.”

CBS Detroit–10/13/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 28:  Ryan Broyles #84 of the Detroit Lions is taken down after a reception by Sam Miller #47 of the Buffalo Bills during the second half of a preseason game at Ralph Wilson Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Lions Have To Be ‘Brutally Honest’ With Broyles

Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said that players can come to coaches if they have a problem with how they are being used by the team.

CBS Detroit–10/13/2014

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