Stafford Probable For Sunday, Pettigrew Out, Levy DoubtfulThe Matthew Stafford watch is essentially on hold this week, as he was listed as “probable” on the Lions’ Friday injury report for Sunday’s game against the Broncos.
Joique Bell On Lions' Loss To Minnesota: 'I Take Most Of The Blame'“I have to do a better job as far as finding the holes and making things happen. We can do better collectively as a group, but I take most of the blame.”
Stafford Participating At Practice; 'We'll See' On Status For SundayHead coach Jim Caldwell again deferred to the injury report when asked about the status of quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Caldwell Won't Give Details On Stafford's Status For Sunday“We’ll see. Like I said, he’s very, very sore. There’s no question about that. He got hit far too many times.”
Stafford At Bottom Of Pro Football Focus' Rankings Through Week 2To add literal insult to injury, Pro Football Focus now says that Stafford has the second-worst grades of any quarterback through the first two weeks. PFF grades each player in the NFL each week, based off their performances, then those grades are normalized based off individual game situations.
Teddy Bridgewater Provides Own Unique Challenge For Lions' Defense“It’s not like when a play breaks down, he’s looking to scramble. He’s looking to keep the play going by passing it with a pass downfield. He does an excellent job there because that puts continued pressure on the defense.”
Containing - And Tackling - Adrian Peterson The Focus For Lions This Week“He’s going to make you tackle him every play and he’ll go 100 yards every time if you don’t tackle him. He’s running to score every single time.”
Joique Bell: 'It's Going To Be A Fun Weekend' Against Vikings“He’s definitely a force to be reckoned with. I believe the 49ers had a great game plan against him and was able to contain him. But you can only contain Adrian Peterson so long before he gets the rust off.”
Golden Tate Refutes He Was 'Jealous' Of Percy HarvinNow, Tate has spoken out, calling Harvin's comments "unfair" and disputing that he was ever anything but supportive of his former Seahawks teammate.
Team Grades: Lions Win With Special Teams And DefenseThe Detroit Lions overcame an early deficit with their defense and with special teams luck actually being on their side.
Opponent Profile: Lions Prepare For Surprisingly Good VikingsThe Detroit Lions will try and keep their winning streak going against a Minnesota Vikings team that has been surprisingly competitive.
Opponent Profile: Can The Lions' Offense Succeed Against Minnesota?The Detroit Lions will try and solve their offensive issues against the Minnesota Vikings, a team with offensive problems of their own.