Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Week 8 KABOOM!: Calvin Johnson’s 329-yard day

Calvin Johnson had a monster day in Week 8, catching 14 passes for 329 yards and a touchdown in a win over the Dallas Cowboys. He’s this week’s fantasy showstopper. Read on for more.

Burleson still aiming big

Burleson has lofty post-injury goals: Can Nate Burleson reach 1,000 receiving yards this season despite missing time after a pizza-related car accident that even he is laughing about now? He certainly thinks so. Burleson averaged about 80 receiving yards per game in the first three weeks of the season, which would have put him on pace to go well over 1,000 over the course of a 16-game season. But the recent accident will become a bigger obstacle the longer it lingers. The good news, though? With a number of inter-divisional games left, the Vikings, Packers and Bears all rank in the bottom 10 at defending the pass this season. Yes, it’s early. But the opportunities will be there. Get back […]

Keep an eye on Terrelle Pryor’s concussion

In today’s Three and Out: Terrelle Pryor’s status for Week 4 is up in the air while Le’Veon Bell could touch down for the Steelers this week.

Ahmad Bradshaw hoping to play Week 1

In today’s Three and Out: Ahmad Bradshaw expects to be ready for Week 1; Dwyer’s release adds little clarity to the Steelers backfield situation.

Peyton Hillis signs with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

In today’s Three and Out: Peyton Hillis has a new home and the Lions continue their search for a No. 2 receiver.

Nate Burleson hopes to be 100 percent by training camp

In today’s Three and Out: Jared Cook could line up in the backfield, while Nate Burleson and Scott Chandler get themselves ready for training camp.

Kenny Britt on track to be in top shape for 2013

In today’s Three and Out: Kenny Britt and Joique Bell are performing better than expected while Jake Ballard is getting back to full strength.

Ronnie Hillman aims to be Denver’s featured back

In today’s Three and Out: Ronnie Hillman wants to be No. 1 while Ryan Broyles wants to play Week 1; Miles Austin just wants to stay healthy.

NFL fantasy: Reggie Bush comfortable with Lions offense

In today’s Three and Out: Reggie Bush is getting comfortable, Michael Vick is getting bigger and Josh Gordon is getting better.

NFL fantasy: Dwayne Bowe ‘excited’ about Chiefs offense

In today’s Three and Out: Dwyane Bowe likes what he sees in his new offense; Aaron Hernandez gets a rehab schedule while Nate Burleson is ahead of his.

NFL fantasy football: Reggie Bush could catch 80 passes

In today’s Three and Out: Reggie Bush will be a dual-threat, Brandon Marshall’s fully healthy and Emmanuel Sanders could be on the move.

Madden curse watch week 17: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Week 17 has finally arrived. The Detroit Lions will not be returning to the playoffs, and since Calvin Johnson has already claimed the record for receiving yards in a single, the Lions looked to play spoiler to the playoff hopes of their division rival Chicago Bears.

Fantasy Post Mortem: Fantasy Football isn’t fun

Fantasy football stopped being fun for a lot of us in Week 16. Though, I’ve long contended fantasy football isn’t fun. You’re gutted when your team loses, and you’re merely relived when your team wins.

Madden curse watch week 15: Detroit Lions at Arizona Cardinals

The Detroit Lions stayed on the road in week 15 as they faced the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium, where Calvin Johnson aimed to continue his outstanding season, and close in on Jerry Rice’s all-time receiving record.

“You can’t handle the truth!” 5 truths NFL teams need to hear

As the season draws to a close, many teams are left searching for answers as they prepare to watch the playoffs from home. But what many teams really need, is a heavy dose of the truth as they look toward the 2013 season. In honor of the 20th anniversary of A Few Good Men, here are five teams that are entitled to know the truth about themselves, but just might not be able to handle it.

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