Thursday Breakdown: Vikings, Lions Dig In On Thanksgiving DayVikings and Lions play on Thanksgiving Day, in an NFC North game with division and playoff implications.
Keidel: Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions' Forgotten StarMatthew Stafford is producing for the Detroit Lions and representing his team and town with nobility and enthusiasm.
FanDuel Weekly Roundup: Who To Play, Who To Pass For NFL Week 11Upsets galore last week in the NFL and the emergence of some rising stars in fantasy football. We have your plays and passes for the NFL Week 11.
Packers Lose To Lions At LambeauMatthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions stopped a 24-game road losing streak against the Green Bay Packers when they held on for an 18-16 victory Sunday despite a late blunder by Calvin Johnson.
Detroit Lions Impress While Coming Up Short In 2014A look back at the Detroit Lions' 2014 season.
Cowboys Team Grades: Dallas Wins First Playoff Game Since 1999The Dallas Cowboys beat the Detroit Lions for their first playoff win in five years, but not without controversy and big plays. Here is a look at the Cowboys team grades for the wild card playoff win.
Cowboys Opponent Profile: Detroit Lions Head To Dallas For Wild CardThe Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions prepare to play in the NFC wild card game. Here is a look at the Lions as they take on Dallas in the Cowboys first playoff berth in five years.
Team Grades: Fast Start Leads To Heartbreak For The Vikings In DetroitThe Minnesota Vikings jumped out to a 14-0 lead before surrendering 16 unanswered points to fall to the Detroit Lions Sunday at Ford Field. The Vikings got early touchdowns from Matt Asiata and Greg Jennings, but a pair of Teddy Bridgewater interceptions turned the game around. The Vikings failed to get points the rest of the game, including a blocked field goal and missed field goal attempt in the second half.
Opponent Profile: Vikings Set To Battle The Lions With Slim Playoff Hopes AliveThe Minnesota Vikings play two of their last three games on the road, beginning with the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Sunday. The Vikings lost to the Lions at TCF Bank Stadium in Week 6, 17-3. The Lions did not have most of their offensive weapons on the field or at 100 percent. The Vikings remain in the playoff picture, but need to win-out and get some help.
Bears-Lions Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, Matthew Stafford, And Calvin JohnsonThe Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.
Team Grades: Minnesota Vikings Give Second Straight Poor PerformanceThe Minnesota Vikings played another lifeless game. This time it was a 17-3 loss to the Detroit Lions at home. The Vikings defense kept them in the game, but the offense gave them nothing. The defense did not make enough plays to win the game themselves.
Opponent Profile: Vikings Return Home To Face First Place LionsThe Detroit Lions had a chance to maintain sole possession of first place in the NFC North, but lost to the Buffalo Bills at home in Week 5. Now, all four teams in the division are within a game of first place. The Lions are a passing offense, but their defense has been their better unit this season.
Minnesota Vikings Host The New England Patriots In Home OpenerThe Minnesota Vikings face the New England Patriots in their home opener of 2014. The Patriots are coming off a disappointing loss to the Miami Dolphins in Week 1. The Patriots had a double digit lead at half time, but were held scoreless in the second half and lost by double digits. The Patriots offense is led by quarterback Tom Brady. Darrelle Revis had a solid game in his Patriots debut in Miami.
Patterson Propels Minnesota Vikings To Victory In Metrodome FinaleThe Minnesota Vikings closed the history of Mall of America Field with a victory Sunday by beating the Detroit Lions 14-13. Cordarrelle Patterson scored two touchdowns, one rushing and the other receiving for the only two Vikings scores. The Lions scored 13 straight points in the second half to take a lead, but could not keep the Vikings from scoring the winning touchdown.
Minnesota Vikings Facing The Detroit Lions In Mall Of America FinaleThe Minnesota Vikings play the Detroit Lions Sunday in the last game ever in Mall of America Field. The Lions have a dynamic passing offense. They boast stout front-seven on their defense. Running back Reggie Bush and defensive tackle Nick Fairley are a pair of players to watch for the Lions.