You never want to discount it or pooh-pooh it. However, there is a pattern that can't be ignored with the Detroit Lions. They beat bad teams and usually lose to good teams.
Matthew Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes, three of them to Calvin Johnson, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 45-14 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday.
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Jim Caldwell's demeanor rarely changed much when his team was losing game after game, so now that Detroit has won two in a row, he has nothing earth shattering to offer about how the Lions have become stronger defensively.
For a Detroit Lions fan, it's the worst spot to be in.
Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions may have figured out a winning formula.
Rod Wood, the former head of Ford Estates, will be introduced to the media today as the new team president at a 3:15 p.m. news conference.
The Detroit Lions will finish out the 2015 season with some measure of front office stability.
After getting a rare victory, the Detroit Lions are eager to celebrate some more success.
Under pressure to produce from the boss, the Detroit Lions secured a signature win in the unlikeliest of places.
The Detroit Lions shocked the football world Sunday.
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Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford has announced the team fired president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew.
Martha Ford's moves show the Lions are finally serious about turning around one of the worst franchises in pro sports history.