Detroit Lions

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

Lions hope coach Matt Patricia ends their search for winner

ALLEN PARK, Mich/February 07, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — The Detroit Lions have introduced Matt Patricia as their coach. Patricia, with his previously bushy beard trimmed considerably, had his first news conference Wednesday on the team’s indoor practice field. The 43-year-old Patricia helped New England win three Super Bowls over 14 years. He was the Patriots’ defensive coordinator … Continue reading Lions hope coach Matt Patricia ends their search for winner

Patriots DC Patricia bringing the beard back to Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —It may have been his last game in New England, and Matt Patricia wasn’t ready for it to end. The Patriots defensive coordinator went back onto the field long after the AFC championship was over and the team had advanced to the Super Bowl for the sixth time in his tenure. … Continue reading Patriots DC Patricia bringing the beard back to Super Bowl

Thousands of Browns fans protest 0-16 season at cold parade

CLEVELAND/January 05, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Thousands of disgruntled Cleveland Browns fans, some of them chanting for owner Jimmy Haslam to sell the team, paraded to protest a 0-16 season. Despite wind chills below zero, the so-called Perfect Season Parade went off without incident Saturday as Cleveland fans displayed outrage, creativity and a healthy sense of humor following … Continue reading Thousands of Browns fans protest 0-16 season at cold parade

Ted Thompson out as Packers GM, now senior adviser

GREEN BAY, Wis/January 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Ted Thompson is out as general manager of the Green Bay Packers, but will remain as senior adviser of football operations. It’s a big change after one of the league’s most successful teams missed the playoffs and finished with a losing record for the first time since 2008. The Packers … Continue reading Ted Thompson out as Packers GM, now senior adviser

Stafford-led Lions beat Bears 20-10, stay in playoff picture

DETROIT /December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes and avoided mistakes, allowing the Detroit Lions to stay in the playoff picture with a 20-10 victory over the Chicago Bears on Saturday night. Detroit (8-6) has won two straight and needs to close the regular season with two more wins to keep … Continue reading Stafford-led Lions beat Bears 20-10, stay in playoff picture