Detroit Lions defense, passing attack keep wildcard hopes alive
Defense and offensive weaponry proved to be too much for the Jacksonville Jaguars as the Detroit Lions had a convincing 40-14 victory, improving to 5-7 on the season, and are now just two games back in the loss column for the seventh and playoff spot.
It’s a Hard Knocks life for Detroit, as second episode goes behind scenes of Lions’ preseason loss
Although this year seems like the Lions may be in a different stratosphere as an organization, after blowing week one of the NFL preseason to the Atlanta Falcons, they seem like they’re the same old Lions.
Quieter Radio Row at Super Bowl still had success
It seemed even fewer showed up to do their shows at socially distanced tables at the Super Bowl Media Center inside the Tampa Convention Center. “We still had live guests, including live guests from the Chiefs and Buccaneers. “Radio Row is a spectacle every year that has a buzz and excitement for media, athletes and sponsors,” Onaindia said. One of the benefits of Radio Row is the organic networking that happens between everyone in attendance. We all missed that this year.”The idea of Radio Row at the Super Bowl originated in 1992 in Minneapolis when New York’s WFAN broadcast on-site from a local hotel.
Barry Sanders will help Detroit Lions search for new GM, coach
DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Former Detroit Lions Barry Sanders talks with Head Coach Matt Patricia prior to the start of the game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 28, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)DETROIT – The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders will serve as an advisor and participate in interviews for the team’s general manager and head coach search. Spielman will report directly to President and CEO Rod Wood and participate in interviews for the team’s general manager and head coach search. Hopefully Sanders’ presence can help this once-storied NFL franchise get some kind of winning spirit back. More: Detroit Lions news
Former Detroit Lions player Chris Spielman joins team’s front office
WORTHINGTON, OH - DECEMBER 06: Chris Spielman addresses students as Muscle Milk teams up with Chris Spielman to support high school athletics at Thomas Worthington High School on December 6, 2011 in Worthington, Ohio. (Photo by Greg Bartram/WireImage)DETROIT – Former Detroit Lions linebacker and Fox NFL analyst Chris Spielman is joining the organization’s front office. “Chris Spielman has been a tremendous ambassador for the Detroit Lions since the day he first put on a uniform as a rookie in 1988,” reads a statement from Chairman Sheila Hemp Ford. PONTIAC, MI - DECEMBER 17: Linebacker Chris Spielman of the Detroit Lions looks on from the field after a game against the Minnesota Vikings at the Pontiac Silverdome on December 17, 1994 in Pontiac, Michigan. More: Detroit Lions news
Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard opts out
Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard, center, watches from the sidelines wearing a boot on his right foot during an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard has opted out of the rest of the season and will prepare for the NFL draft. Hubbard ran for 625 yards and five touchdowns this season. Hubbard's 2019 season was the best by an Oklahoma State back since Barry Sanders' 1988 Heisman-winning season. He rushed for 221 yards against Oregon State, 256 against Tulsa, 296 against Kansas State and 223 against TCU.
Even Barry Sanders was upset with refs in Lions-Packers game
DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18: Barry Sanders during the Pro Football Hall of Fame half time show during the Chicago Bears v Detroit Lions game at Ford Field on October 18, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)The greatest Detroit Lion ever, Barry Sanders, was known for being a quiet, private, humble star. But even Barry was upset after last night's referee debacle in the Lions-Packers game. Yes, we could have scored TDs, but @Lions played too well to have the game end this way. #replayhelpneeded Barry Sanders (@BarrySanders) October 15, 2019Related: What referee said after blown Lions-Packers callsCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.