Naughty Nurse: Detroit Lions off life support

Naughty Nurse: Detroit Lions off life support

The Detroit Lions had their Matt Millen removed four years ago and the their vital signs have improved dramatically since then. In fact, our Naughty Nurse of analysis took the former sad-sack franchise off life support in 2011.

 

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Lions Team Report: A Wild, Wild Card Loss

Lions Team Report: A Wild, Wild Card Loss

The Detroit Lions stayed with the New Orleans Saints for three quarters but Drew Brees and his offense pulled away in the fourth. Their primary concern? The secondary.

 

Detroit Lions: 3 Burning Questions, Playoff Edition

Detroit Lions: 3 Burning Questions, Playoff Edition

The Detroit Lions are in the playoffs for the first time since the 1999 season. Their ability to do more than play on Wild Card Weekend will depend on their ability to answer these three questions.

Lions Team Report: A whole new ballgame

Lions Team Report: A whole new ballgame

The Detroit Lions lost to the New Orleans Saints in their first meeting in Week 13. A loss this time means it’s ‘wait ’til next year’ — a phrase usually uttered by Detroit fans in August.

 

Lions Team Report: Hint of things to come?

Lions Team Report: Hint of things to come?

Matthew Stafford threw for 520 yards and 103.8 passer rating. Calvin Johnson had 11 receptions for 244-yards. The Detroit Lions crushed the Green Bay Packers, right? Not exactly.

Lions Team Report: Where Do We Go From Here?

Lions Team Report: Where Do We Go From Here?

The Detroit Lions would like to watch a rematch between the Atlanta Falcons at the New Orleans Saints on Wild Card weekend. To do that, they have to win against the Green Bay Packers.

 

Lions Enjoy Ford Field Victory Lap After Trouncing Chargers 38-10: 5 Things We Learned

Lions Enjoy Ford Field Victory Lap After Trouncing Chargers 38-10: 5 Things We Learned

The Detroit Lions dominated the San Diego Chargers 38-10 and locked up a spot in the playoffs for the first time this millennium.

 

Lions Team Report: Win-and-In Saturday Against the Chargers

Lions Team Report: Win-and-In Saturday Against the Chargers

The Detroit Lions have fought their opponents and themselves all season to reach this point. They can begin speculating about post-season opponents if they take care of business on Saturday.

 

Detroit Lions 2011 Review: Top 5 Stories of The Year

Detroit Lions 2011 Review: Top 5 Stories of The Year

The Detroit Lions have created a lot of excitement with the improvement of their level of play this season. They’ve also had a couple of incidents they likely hope will fade quickly into the background.

 

Lions Team Report: It’s Spelled P-L-A-Y-O-F-F-S: Five Things We Learned

Lions Team Report: It’s Spelled P-L-A-Y-O-F-F-S: Five Things We Learned

Matthew Stafford reconnected with his main target, Calvin Johnson, for 214-yards and two touchdowns. One more victory in their last two games gets them to a place the Detroit Lions haven’t been in over a decade.