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2019 Schedule
3-9-1, 4th in NFC North

Defense delivers as Vikings sail past Lions 20-7

Danielle Hunter had three of Minnesota's five sacks to spearhead a resurgence by the defense, and the Vikings sailed past Detroit 20-7 on Sunday to stick the Lions with their sixth straight loss.

Golladay catches NFL-leading 10th TD (0:18)
Johnson climbs the ladder for TD catch (0:26)
Vikings' run game will lead them to victory over Lions (1:03)
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AP among 8 finalists named for Rooney award

Finalists for the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award are Adrian Peterson, Calais Campbell, Thomas Davis Sr., T.Y. Hilton, Matthew Slater, Matthew Stafford, Joe Staley and Eric Weddle.

Purdue University

Lions QB Blough to honor Purdue superfan Trent

Lions QB David Blough, who played at Purdue, will wear a special shoe with a likeness of late inspirational Boilermakers fan Tyler Trent this weekend against Minnesota.

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4dMichael Rothstein

Stafford unfazed by injuries, eyes 'long' career

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford reiterated that his goal was to play again this season despite having broken bones in his back for the second straight season. And he's still eyeing a lengthy career beyond this season.

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5dMichael Rothstein

Quin questions if Lions want to fight for Patricia

Former Lions safety Glover Quin said on "The Pat McAfee Show" that he doesn't know "if the love and the like for Patricia's style" makes the players want to work hard to turn things around.

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6dMichael Rothstein

Lions place rookie TE Hockenson (ankle) on IR

Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson, the No. 8 overall pick in this year's draft, has been placed on injured reserve due to an ankle injury suffered against the Bears on Thanksgiving.

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8dMichael Rothstein

Lions place QB Driskel (hamstring) on IR

The Lions placed quarterback Jeff Driskel on injured reserve with a hamstring injury as he heads into the 2020 season as a free agent.

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10dMichael Rothstein

Blough starts hot but can't get Lions win in debut

David Blough completed 22 of 38 passes for 280 yards, two touchdowns and an interception while operating efficiently in the game plan but saw the Lions lose to the Bears in his debut.

Bears (-5.5) at Lions (1:04)
Spears: This will be a breakout game for Mack (0:32)
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12dMichael Rothstein

Lions could be down to just QB Blough vs. Bears

Undrafted rookie David Blough is the Lions' only healthy quarterback as Jeff Driskel, who has been starting in place of the injured Matthew Stafford, is dealing with a hamstring injury. Coach Matt Patricia said Tuesday that Driskel is day-to-day.

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12dMichael Rothstein

Lions' Darius Slay has his own version of Friday Night Lights

When Slay was drafted, he didn't know much about Detroit, but he wanted to see some high school football. A few Twitter questions later, Slay has a hobby, and the area's high school athletes have found a famous fan.


Redskins come back to beat Lions for 2nd win of season

Quinton Dunbar intercepted Jeff Driskel in the final minute, Dustin Hopkins hit the go-ahead field goal from 39 yards out with 16 seconds left and the Washington Redskins beat the Detroit Lions 19-16 Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak.

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15dAdam Schefter

Sources: Lions discuss shutting down Stafford

The Lions have discussed shutting down Matthew Stafford for the season, but the QB still is hoping to play again this year, sources told ESPN.

Team Stats

Passing Yards271.77th
Rushing Yards105.618th
Points For23.313th
Points Against26.3