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Matt Patricia offers long-winded explanation on why he had his Lions practice in the snow

Source | 16 hrs ago.

It has become an odd curiosity this week why the Lions practiced in the snow. Since Patricia’s first season — probably all the way back to shortly after he was hired — isn’t going well, every sarcastic and condescending comment from him or his staff will get scrutinized. Patricia offered an explanation and it checked in at 891 words, acco

Matt Patricia defends decision to practice in snow

Source | 22 hrs ago.

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.

Injuries: Marvin Jones (knee) sits out Lions practice

Source | 1 day ago.

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.

Lions put TJ Lang on injured reserve with neck injury

Source | 2 days ago.

The Detroit Lions have allowed 16 sacks in the past two games - and this week isn't off to a good start either for the offensive line. The Lions put guard T.J. Lang on injured reserve with a neck injury Wednesday. Detroit signed cornerback Mike Ford to the active roster from the practice squad and signed safety David Jones to the practice squad.

Jim Bob Cooter: Protecting Matthew Stafford better starts with me

Source | 2 days ago.

After giving up 13 sacks in the first seven games of the season, things have gone off the rails in pass protection for the Lions the last two weeks. It’s also led to questions about whether the constant pressure has led to a drop in play for quarterback Matthew Stafford. Stafford is on pace for career worsts on a variety of fronts, but offensive

Patricia's Lions reeling after 3rd straight loss

Source | 3 days ago.

Matt Patricia wants the Detroit Lions to stay the course. The Lions have lost three games in a row - all by double digits - and are mired in last place. Detroit fell behind 26-0 in the second quarter and eventually lost 34-22 at Chicago on Sunday.

Bears’ win over Lions sheds light on two teams going in opposite directions

Source | 3 days ago.

The Detroit Lions made the playoffs twice in four years under Jim Caldwell, spending his four years as a consistently competitive-at-worst member of the NFC North. Matt Nagy's Bears' offense thrashed Matt Patricia's Lions' defense, with Mitch Trubisky having a perfect passer rating in the first half and finishing with 23 completions on 30 attem

NFL Podcast: Cowboys and Titans beat last year's conference champs

Source | 4 days ago.

Subscribe to The Yahoo Sports NFL Podcast Apple Podcasts • Stitcher • Google Podcasts • Spotify Ten weeks through the season and certain teams are coming into form (the Los Angeles Chargers and Rams look great) while other teams are more in flux (the

Titans dominate on both sides of the ball, getting Mike Vrabel win vs. Patriots

Source | 5 days ago.

When he was a player with the New England Patriots, Mike Vrabel was a versatile linebacker who moonlighted as a touchdown-catching tight end. In the meeting rooms, Vrabel was not just on top of his work, he was one of the very few players who could make fun of coach Bill Belichick and get away with it. Vrabel also seemed destined to one day be a co

Herman Moore: Lions Have Little Hope of Battling for NFC North Title

Source | 7 days ago.

The Detroit Lions are only two games back in the NFC North at the halfway point of the season. So why is Herman Moore skeptical of his former team's ability to compete for the division title?

Bears get Khalil Mack back for game with Lions

Source | 7 days ago.

Khalil Mack will save some secrets for the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field. Asked if he would be 100 percent healthy or hindered by the sprained right ankle he suffered Oct. 14, the Chicago Bears' pass rusher smiled on Friday, but hedged. ''You want me to give up everything?'' Mack said.

Lions' Matthew Stafford: 'I don't need to answer to Rich Gannon' after the former QB rips him

Source | 7 days ago.

The Lions have lost two in a row, falling to 3-5, traded their most consistent offensive player in Golden Tate, and rookie head coach Matt Patricia unprofessionally called out a reporter’s professionalism because of poor posture. Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws a pass during the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Rich G

Bears vs. Lions: How to watch, listen and stream

Source | 8 days ago.

Bears vs. Lions: How to watch, listen and stream originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.comThe Bears play only their second divisional game in Week 10 as they host the Detroit Lions to kick off three-straight NFC North games in only 11 days. Chicago

Wally Triplett, Lions legend and NFL pioneer, passes away at 92

Source | 8 days ago.

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.

Lions fall to bottom of NFC North after loss to Vikings

Source | 10 days ago.

The Detroit Lions have fallen into last place in the NFC North and there are signs they may have a hard time getting back into the division race. When coach Matt Patricia met with reporters on Monday, he didn't wait for their questions on his team's 24-9 loss to division rival Minnesota. ''There's a lot of corrections to be made, a lot of thin

Lions fire special teams coordinator Joe Marciano

Source | 10 days ago.

The struggling Lions have made a coaching staff change. Joe Marciano has been fired as special teams coordinator. “Tonight I spoke to Joe and informed him of my decision to relieve him of his responsibilities with our team,” Lions head coach Matt Patricia said in a statement.

Lions fire special teams coordinator Joe Marciano

Source | 11 days ago.

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.

Poor Posture: Detroit News headline trolls Matt Patricia, Lions after rough loss to Vikings

Source | 11 days ago.

The Detroit Lions had a dreadful outing on Sunday in Minneapolis. The Lions struggled to get much of anything going at U.S. Bank Stadium, and quarterback Matt Stafford was sacked 10 times in their 24-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. After their abysmal showing — and head coach Matt Patricia’s oddly-timed criticism of a reporter’s posture earl

Vikings defense dominates in Week 9

Source | 11 days ago.

Anthony Broome of the Minnesota Vikings on 247Sports breaks down the team's defensive performance in a 24-9 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Vikings hang 10 sacks on Stafford in 24-9 win vs. Lions

Source | 12 days ago.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- �� The Minnesota Vikings turned their defensive line loose on Matthew Stafford in a dominant performance that would have made the old Purple People Eaters proud. This unstoppable pass rush was led, predictably, by Danielle Hunter. Hunter had 3 1/2 of Minnesota's franchise-record 10 sacks plus a fourth-quarter fumble return

Adam Thielen's 100-yard streak ends one game short of record

Source | 12 days ago.

Adam Thielen has been one of the season’s revelations, leading the league in receiving yards and stacking up an astonishing eight straight 100-yard receiving games. In Sunday’s Minnesota victory over the Detroit Lions, Thielen was targeted seven times and caught four passes for 22 yards. Thielen’s streak thus ends with him tied with Calvin Jo

How to Watch Lions vs. Vikings: Live Stream, TV Channel, Time

Source | 12 days ago.

The Minnesota Vikings are set to host the Detroit Lions in a matchup between NFC North rivals on Sunday, Nov. 4. Kickoff from U.S. Bank Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET. The Lions (3-4) enter the contest after a 28-14 loss against the Seahawks last

Vikings share Halloween throwback of Adam Thielen as Randy Moss

Source | 15 days ago.

Halloween is over, but there’s always room for a good Throwback Thursday. The Minnesota Vikings combined Wednesday’s festivities with Thursday’s feel-good social media hashtag to share a photo that connects current Vikings receiver Adam Thielen and Hall

Chin up, shoulders back: Lions' coach Matt Patricia criticizes reporter for bad posture

Source | 16 days ago.

If there’s one thing we can tell you for certain when it comes to NFL coaches and general managers, it’s this: they don’t like it when you question their decision-making. Lions’ rookie head coach Matt Patricia had a tense exchange with a reporter on Wednesday. Matt Patricia, who is in his first season as an NFL head coach with the Detroit L

NFC North standings: Bears jump back to 1st place after win over Jets

Source | 17 days ago.

The Bears' stint at the bottom of the NFC North was short lived. After last week's loss to the New England Patriots, Chicago sat tied with the Detroit Lions for third in the division. Losses to the Lions, Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings shook up the standings once again, and the Bears' win over the New York Jets was enough to reclaim the