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.
Lions Pull Out A Big Win To Kick Off SeasonWhile playing Adrian Peterson can be daunting for any team, the Lions stepped up, performed relatively well, and pulled out the ever-important first game win.
Lions Take On Minnesota Vikings Their teams will look for each superstar to take some pressure off their much-maligned quarterbacks as Minnesota visits Detroit in Sunday's season opener.
Detroit Lions May Be Without Key Defensive Players Against VikingsThe Detroit Lions begin the 2013 season with a home game against the Minnesota Vikings, but will they be without two important defensive players for the occasion?
NFC Update: Teams Averted Catastrophe This Week For First Team OffensesThis week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.
NFC Update: NFL Preseason Victories Overshadowed By Key Player LossesHere's an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries...
NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full SwingTeams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.
NFC Update: Hall Of Fame Game Opens NFL PreseasonThis weekend witnessed its first preseason game, and in no time the bid for the Super Bowl will be well under way.