Team Grades

Team Grades: Matthew Stafford Benched As Detroit Lions Stomped By Arizona CardinalsThe Detroit Lions stayed the only team in the NFL without a win, and the Arizona Cardinals were even playing so well that it brought Matthew Stafford to the bench. Actually, nothing went right at all.
Team Grades: Last Second Mistake Does In Detroit Lions In Loss To Seattle SeahawksThe Detroit Lions were once again playing a half game of football, but this time, they were playing the second half. Unfortunately, a fourth straight loss to open this season came to the Seattle Seahawks thanks to a simple mistake by a veteran wide receiver.
Team Grades: Lions Play Hard, But Fall Apart In Fourth Quarter Loss To BroncosThe Detroit Lions put up their best fight of the season and they played like the team that many expected them to play like all season.
Team Grades: Detroit Lions Get Nothing Going Offensively, Can't Stop Vikings' Adrian PetersonThe Detroit Lions played great last week, but couldn't keep it going for the entire game. In week two, the Minnesota Vikings just dominated from the start and the Lions really had no answer for Adrian Peterson whatsoever.
Team Grades: Lions Start Off Hot Then Fade Out In Loss To ChargersThe Detroit Lions were really hoping to open the season in a big way, and they looked to be doing just that halfway through the second quarter. That was when the San Diego Chargers turned things around and absolutely obliterated anything the Lions were trying to do.
Team Grades: Lions Season Ends In DallasThe Detroit Lions had a lead in their playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys, but couldn't hold on for the win.
Team Grades: Steelers Fall To Ravens, 30-17The Pittsburgh Steelers watched their 2014 hopes slip away as the Baltimore Ravens took advantage of mistakes and won the wild card playoff game, 30-17.
Team Grades: Lions Defense Leads Way To Win Over PackersThe Detroit Lions struggled on offense, but their defense helped them to a victory over the Green Bay Packers
Lions Offense Leads The Way In Smooth Opening VictoryThe 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.
Saints Can't Stop Marshawn Lynch Yet Again In Sloppy Loss To SeahawksThe New Orleans Saints played a much better game on defense as they faced off with the Seattle Seahawks this time, but there were plenty of other problems. It was a hard-fought effort and a really good season, but the road woes have got to stop.
Andrew Luck's Errors Hurt Again As Pats Run All Over ColtsThe Indianapolis Colts were hoping to not end up having to come from behind in another huge deficit this week. Well, they didn't have to until they got to the fourth quarter and the New England Patriots opened it up.
Bengals Season Ends With First Home Loss Courtesy Of Underdog ChargersThe Cincinnati Bengals haven't won a playoff game in 23 years and now one more year can be added onto that streak. The San Diego Chargers were able to continue their rejuvenated season by dominating the Bengals and eliminating Cincinnati from the playoffs.