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2018 Schedule
6-10, 4th in NFC North
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8dMichael Rothstein

Ex-Lions coach Forzano dies; gave Belichick start

Rick Forzano coached the Lions from 1974 to 1976, compiling a 15-17 record, but his tenure in Detroit is better known for helping to start the career of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick.

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14dMichael Rothstein

GM: Lions can win Super Bowl with QB Stafford

Lions GM Bob Quinn said that he is not open to trading Matthew Stafford and that the 30-year-old is a quarterback he believes he can win a Super Bowl with.

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17dMichael Rothstein

Lions OC Cooter out after subpar '18 season

After a season in which the offense had an air of conservativeness to it, the Lions announced Tuesday that they won't renew the contract of coordinator Jim Bob Cooter.


Lions beat up on Packers 31-0; Rodgers suffers concussion

Matthew Stafford threw for 266 yards and two scores to T.J. Jones, kicker Matt Prater tossed a touchdown pass after faking a field-goal try and the Detroit Lions ended a beleaguered season on a high note with a 31-0 win over the Green Bay Packers on...

Woodson, Bruschi see Packers finishing strong in finale (0:34)
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22dMichael Rothstein

Stafford stumps to stay with Lions for career

Matthew Stafford said he knows he doesn't have control of the situation, but if it were up to him, he would want to stay with the Lions for the rest of his career.

Is Patricia's tardiness a bad display of leadership? (1:10)
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Ex-Lions GM Millen undergoes heart transplant

Former NFL linebacker and Lions general manager Matt Millen has undergone a successful heart transplant and is recovering in the hospital, according to his wife.


Vikings beat Lions 27-9 to move step closer to playoffs

Kirk Cousins threw a 44-yard Hail Mary to Kyle Rudolph as time expired in the first half to put the Minnesota Vikings ahead and they beat the Detroit Lions 27-9 Sunday, moving a step closer to playing in the postseason.

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26dAdam Schefter

Source: Caldwell plans to return to NFL in 2019

Former Lions and Colts head coach Jim Caldwell is planning to return to football for the 2019 season, according to a source, and is expected to be on some teams' lists of head-coaching candidates.

Bruschi: Revitalized Vikings can be dangerous team (0:53)

Allen leads Bills to 14-13 win over Lions

Josh Allen threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Robert Foster early in the fourth quarter Sunday to rally the Buffalo Bills to a 14-13 win over Detroit that eliminated the Lions from playoff contention.

Bruschi picking Lions for second straight week (0:59)

Team Stats

Passing Yards223.5
Rushing Yards103.8
Points For20.325th
Points Against22.5