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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Articles tagged: Detroit Lions

Tyrann Mathieu: Lions may not know their own offense

The Arizona Cardinals are coming off a tough loss at home to the St. Louis Rams, but at least one member of their team is not all that concerned about his upcoming opponent. On Wednesday, Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu told reporters he is “very surprised” at how ineffective the Detroit Lions have been on…Read More

Golden Tate: I wasn’t criticizing Lions OC Joe Lombardi

Golden Tate criticized his team’s offensive approach earlier this week, noting that several opponents have called out plays before the Detroit Lions run them. But don’t worry, he wasn’t actually criticizing the team’s offensive approach. On Wednesday, Tate insisted his comments were not meant to be shots at Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi. “I think…Read More

Lions plan to run the ball much more next season

The Detroit Lions developed a reputation for being a passing team the past few seasons, but head coach Jim Caldwell says we should expect to see changes for the upcoming season. Caldwell said at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday that he plans to have more balance on offense. “When I tell you that we’re not…Read More

Lions players happy over controversial call in Cowboys-Packers game

An officials review led to a would-be catch by Dez Bryant on fourth down being overturned late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game between the Cowboys and Packers. The reception would have put Dallas in prime position to take the lead and, perhaps, go on to victory. A few members of the Lions, who…Read More

Lions player calls pass interference penalty ‘shady’

Detroit Lions players are just as baffled by the referees picking up their pass interference penalty call in Sunday’s NFC wild-card playoff game as the rest of us. One player even feels that the reversal, which came at a pivotal time in the game, was “shady.” “Doesn’t this seem shady to you?” one Lions player…Read More

Lions cut RB William Powell, send him home from London

The Detroit Lions released William Powell, a practice-squad running back, on Tuesday morning to make room on their practice squad for safety Jerome Couplin. It’s the type of move that teams make numerous times throughout the NFL season, but it had to sting more for Powell that he was forced to fly home one day…Read More

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