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Matt Patricia defends decision to practice in snow (Teope, Herbie) — Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia defended his decision to hold Thursday's practice outside in the snow. Patricia said practicing outdoors is beneficial to the team's preparation.
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Injuries: Marvin Jones (knee) not practicing Thursday (Patra, Kevin) — Just a week after trading their top pass catcher, the Lions may be thin at wide receiver for their home game against the Panthers on Sunday with Marvin Jones Jr. not practicing through Thursday.
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Injuries: Marvin Jones (knee) sits out Lions practice (Patra, Kevin) — Just a week after trading their top pass catcher, the Lions may be thin at wide receiver for their home game against the Panthers on Sunday with Marvin Jones Jr. not practicing through Thursday.
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Wally Triplett, Lions legend and NFL pioneer, passes away at 92 ( — Wally Triplett, who was the first African-American player to be drafted and play in the league, passed away Thursday morning. The Detroit Lions legend and NFL trailblazer was 92.
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Lions fire special teams coordinator Joe Marciano (Knoblauch, Austin) — Sunday's loss to the Minnesota Vikings has sparked change in Detroit. Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia fired special teams coordinator Joe Marciano on Monday.
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Lions trade wide receiver Golden Tate to Eagles (Bergman, Jeremy) — Golden Tate is taking his wheels from the Motor City to Philadelphia. The Lions traded the veteran wide receiver to the Eagles for a 2019 third-round pick Tuesday.
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Lions' Golden Tate: 'I don't think' I'm getting traded (Patra, Kevin) — Trade-deadline day has come and when it's gone, Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate believes he'll still be wearing the same jersey despite teams reportedly showing interest.
  • 17 days ago
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Detroit Lions seeking mid-round pick for Golden Tate (Teope, Herbie) — The Detroit Lions could trade away wide receiver Golden Tate -- for the right offer. Tom Pelissero reports the team is seeking at least a mid-round pick for the talented wideout.
  • 18 days ago
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Giants trading Damon 'Snacks' Harrison to Lions (Teope, Herbie) — The New York Giants are trading veteran defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison to the Detroit Lions for a fifth-round draft pick, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
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Blog Articles

Lions WR Marvin Jones, DT A’Shawn Robinson OUT vs. Panthers

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Detroit will be missing key pieces on both sides of the ball for Sunday’s game. The Detroit Lions will be without key players both on offense and defense this week as they host the 6-3 ...
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First Byte preview: Is the Panthers defense bad?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — We break down the Lions’ Week 11 opponent with Cat Scratch Reader’s Brian Beversluis. First Byte is back and has the background on the Detroit Lions ’ upcoming opponent. This week, the 3-6...
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VIDEO: Matt Patricia strongly defends decision to practice outdoors

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Matt Patricia offered a lengthy response on his decision to practice outdoors during a home week. Head coach Matt Patricia was clearly on the defensive Friday morning as he addressed the media...
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The Cheat Sheet: Do Panthers’ disaster road stats give Lions hope?

Pride of Detroit (Justin Simon) — Everything you need to know for Panthers vs. Lions Week 11 Is there any hope left? For most Lions fans it seems like the answer is a resounding ‘NO!’ But the Lions do have one (albeit...
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Film Breakdown: How the Panthers use Christian McCaffrey’s dynamic talents

Pride of Detroit (Mansur Shaheen) — The Panthers running back will be tough for the Lions to deal with. The Detroit Lions defense has a tall task this week. They will be forced to deal with the Panthers’ dynamic offense that...
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Detroit Lions vs. Carolina Panthers: On Paper

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — A statistical breakdown of the Lions’ Week 11 game. The last time the Detroit Lions and Carolina Panthers met, it was not pretty. Both teams entered Week 5 of the 2017 season at 3-1, and...
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Lions fantasy pick of the week

Pride of Detroit (Kyle Yost) — Navigating the post-trade waters. The post- Golden Tate world has not been great for the Lions offense, but there are still gems to be found. The skill players are all still in a position to...
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Open thread: Who will win the NFC North?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions are likely out of it, but which team do you think will come out of the black and blue division? The Green Bay Packers kicked Week 11 off right by blowing a 14-3 and eventually losing...
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Report: Lions tried to trade for Rashaad Penny after Seahawks drafted him

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions apparently wanted another rookie running back before snagging Kerryon Johnson. It’s no surprise that the Detroit Lions were hungry for a running back in the 2018 NFL Draft . Pretty...
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‘Thursday Night Football’ open thread: Packers at Seahawks

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Come watch the Packers (hopefully) lose. “It’s never a bad week of football when the Packers lose,” so the saying goes. Or at least that’s how the saying I just made up goes. It’s Week 11 and...
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Lions announce Toto is NOT the Thanksgiving halftime performer

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — And you probably haven’t heard of the guy they chose. For the 79th straight year, the Detroit Lions have announced that worldwide sensation “Toto” will not be performing at halftime of...
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Injury report: Marvin Jones, A’Shawn Robinson remain sidelined Thursday

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions are trending to being short handed in Week 11. The Detroit Lions may have been out in the snow on Thursday, but it didn’t change their injury report from Wednesday. Marvin Jones...
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Notes: Lions declare ‘not for sale’ amidst Dan Gilbert rumors

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — It doesn’t look like the Fords are giving up ownership anytime soon. The go-to excuse for the Detroit Lions ’ failures is their ownership. While it’s an overly simplistic way to look at...
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Detroit Lions practice in snow despite next 4 games being indoors

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — And, yes, Matt Patricia was in shorts. On Thursday, the Carolina Panthers cancelled practice because of torrential rains. The Panthers don’t have an indoor facility, so coaches determined the...
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Scouting report: Panthers defensive struggles open opportunity for upset

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Panthers defense isn’t what it used to be, but their offense... Over the past three weeks, the Detroit Lions have faced some really good teams. On the surface, it looks like that trend...
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Roundtable: Did Detroit make a mistake in their approach to the 2018 Draft?

Pride of Detroit (Ryan Mathews) — Detroit decided to improve their running game in the 2018 draft, but was that the right decision? First things first, if you’re unfamiliar with our roundtable or how it works, check out our...
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Detroit Lions approval poll: Matt Patricia (November 2018)

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Do you approve of the job Matt Patricia is doing as the Detroit Lions head coach The Detroit Lions 2018 season is in danger of going off the rails, if it hasn’t already. They’re already well...
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NFC North recap: Division showdown looming on Sunday night

Pride of Detroit (Alex Reno) — If the NFC North is a true two-horse race, Sunday night is going to be key. Bears win without a fight, beat Lions 34-22 It’s late in the week, and we already saw what happened to the Lions...
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Cam Newton, Christian McCaffrey present ‘rare’ challenge for Lions

Pride of Detroit (Mansur Shaheen) — Glover Quin knows the Lions defense must quiet the Panthers’ stars in Week 11. The Detroit Lions have lost three straight games and it does not look like it will get any easier from here. This...
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Thursday open thread: Should T.J. Lang retire?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Now that the veteran guard’s season is over, is it time to hang them up? The Detroit Lions placed T.J. Lang on injured reserve late Wednesday afternoon. The move unceremoniously ended Lang...
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