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The Latest: Buffalo Bills speedy returner hurt

The Latest on NFL‘s Week 15 (all times Eastern): 3:05 p.m. Bills receiver Isaiah McKenzie has been carted off after hurting his lower right leg during a punt return midway through the third quarter of Buffalo’s game against the Detroit Lions. McKenzie went down on his own and grabbed at the back of his leg … Continue reading The Latest: Buffalo Bills speedy returner hurt

DETROIT | Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky out, Chase Daniel in versus Lions

DETROIT  — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is out of the lineup and Chase Daniel is in against the Detroit Lions. Trubisky had been doubtful to play Thursday due to a shoulder injury. The 32-year-old Daniel is making his third career start. He had thrown just three passes over four years entering the Thanksgiving Day … Continue reading DETROIT | Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky out, Chase Daniel in versus Lions

DETROIT | Panthers go for 2 and fail late and lose 20-19 to Lions

DETROIT — Cam Newton took a shotgun snap and set up in a clean pocket, surveying the field from sideline to sideline. The star quarterback had time and an open receiver in the end zone, giving the Carolina Panthers a chance to convert a go-ahead, 2-point conversion against the Detroit Lions. Newton, though, wasted the … Continue reading DETROIT | Panthers go for 2 and fail late and lose 20-19 to Lions

PHILADELPHIA | Eagles trade 3rd-round pick to Lions for Golden Tate

PHILADELPHIA— The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired wide receiver Golden Tate from the Detroit Lions for a third-round draft pick next year. Tate has 44 catches for 517 yards and three touchdowns this season. He joins Alshon Jeffery, Nelson Agholor and Jordan Matthews, giving Carson Wentz another target. Tate wrote on Twitter: “It’s been real DETROIT! … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Eagles trade 3rd-round pick to Lions for Golden Tate

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Giants housecleaning: Snacks traded to Lions for 5th rounder

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Pressthe New York Giants are trading star defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison to the Detroit Lions. The person says the Giants will receive a fifth-round pick in 2019 for the stalwart in the middle of the defensive line. The person spoke … Continue reading EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Giants housecleaning: Snacks traded to Lions for 5th rounder

The Latest: Lions finally have a 100-yard rusher

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 11 p.m. For the first time since 2013, the Detroit Lions have a 100-yard rusher. Rookie Kerryon Johnson is at 101 after a 10-yard run in the fourth quarter. Detroit leads New England 23-10. The home crowd, apparently well aware of … Continue reading The Latest: Lions finally have a 100-yard rusher

OAKLAND, Calif. | Raiders beat Lions 16-10 in Gruden’s return to sideline

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Jon Gruden jawed at the officials, worked closely with the quarterbacks and was once again adored by the Oakland Raiders fans. It was as if he had never left the Coliseum. Jon Gruden was a winner in his return to the sideline for Oakland when the Raiders got a touchdown pass from … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Raiders beat Lions 16-10 in Gruden’s return to sideline

OAKLAND, Calif. | Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat during the national anthem. Lynch declined to stand for the anthem before the exhibition opener against the Detroit Lions on Friday night. Lynch also sat for the anthem all of last season but never gave a reason for his decision. No other players on either … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem