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Watch: Bo Scarbrough on first game starting with Lions

Running back Bo Scarbrough talks to media about being moved up to active roster and having the opportunity to start against the Cowboys. Subscribe to the Lions YT Channel: https://bit.ly/2OABzdx More Lions NFL Action: https://bit.ly/2oxtfjX #DetroitLions #Lions #NFL Keep up-to-date on all things Lions: Visit https://www.detroitlions.com/ Follow: https://twitter.com/Lions Follow: https://www.instagram.com/detroitlionsnfl/ Like: https://www.facebook.com/DetroitLions

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Stafford says it's important to return this season

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said Wednesday that it's important to him to be able to return this season from a back injury that ESPN's Adam Schefter reported last week could take up to six weeks to heal.

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Recovered from torn muscle, Lions activate DE Austin Bryant from IR

One of several Clemson defensive linemen drafted this year, Austin Bryant is in line to make his NFL debut. The Lions activated Bryant from IR on Wednesday. The defensive end will take the roster spot of fullback Nick Bawden, whom the Lions placed on IR. A foot injury will shelve Bawden. Bryant joined first-rounders Clelin Ferrell, Christian Wilkins and Dexter Lawrence on Clemson’s loaded D-line last season. Despite registering 17 sacks and 30.5 tackles for loss last season, Bryant fell to...

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Watch: Matt Patricia on moving on from Cowboys game

Head coach Matt Patricia discusses the need to eliminate mistakes and continue to work hard following Detroit's 35-27 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Subscribe to the Lions YT Channel: https://bit.ly/2OABzdx More Lions NFL Action: https://bit.ly/2oxtfjX #DetroitLions #Lions #NFL Keep up-to-date on all things Lions: Visit https://www.detroitlions.com/ Follow: https://twitter.com/Lions Follow: https://www.instagram.com/detroitlionsnfl/ Like: https://www.facebook.com/DetroitLions

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Lions have one of the NFL's worst defenses, but answers are hard to find

Detroit can't consistently stop anyone. The Lions' defense gives up big plays and doesn't provide the offense any help. That might do in their season.

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Lions' Flowers, Ragnow dealing with head injuries

Lions defensive end Trey Flowers is in the concussion protocol after Sunday's loss to the Cowboys, and center Frank Ragnow is being evaluated for a concussion.

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Jeff Driskel does just fine, but Lions' defense keeps faltering

Following their third straight loss, the Lions' defense can't stop the charging Cowboys, allowing for 434 passing yards.

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Going for 2 down 8 points: Why NFL teams keep doing it, and why analytics backs them up

Three teams this season have gone with an unconventional two-point conversion attempt. Here's why they made the right call.

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Coach Matt Patricia gets emotional during national anthem as Lions honor service members

Lions coach Matt Patricia was emotional during the playing of the national anthem on Sunday. Fox Sports was televising the Lions-Cowboys game and showed a video clip of Patricia with tears in his eyes during the playing of the anthem. Patricia was honoring service members with buttons on his jacket. Fox announcer Kevin Burkhardt shared that Patricia’s grandfather was a World War II veteran and Patricia has several friends overseas who are serving our country.  Burkhardt noted that the...

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Cowboys kick off from Lions' 35-yard line thanks to penalties

The Detroit Lions were a penalty waiting to happen during the first half of Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. How bad was it in Detroit? After Dallas scored a touchdown to go up 24-14 immediately before halftime, the Lions committed two personal foul penalties. It enabled Dallas to kick off from the Detroit 35-yard line. This is not a drill. And the photo evidence is absolutely amazing. What makes this even better is the fact that conservative Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett...

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Matthew Stafford could miss six weeks

Lions QB Matthew Stafford has fractured bones in his back, and as Adam Schefter of ESPN.com writes, the injury could keep Stafford sidelined for six more weeks. Schefter says Stafford will not necessarily miss the next six games, but the fact that it’s a six-week injury underscores just how much pain Stafford was playing through before team doctors shut him down for last week’s game against the Bears. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com also hears that the 2009 No. 1 overall pick could miss an...

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Sources: Docs tell Stafford he has 6-week injury

Doctors recently told Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford that the fractured bones in his back are a six-week injury, league sources told ESPN.

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Watch: Lions vs. Cowboys trailer

Get ready for the Lions' week 11 matchup vs the Dallas Cowboys with this game trailer. Subscribe to the Lions YT Channel: https://bit.ly/2OABzdx More Lions NFL Action: https://bit.ly/2oxtfjX #DetroitLions #Lions #NFL Keep up-to-date on all things Lions: Visit https://www.detroitlions.com/ Follow: https://twitter.com/Lions Follow: https://www.instagram.com/detroitlionsnfl/ Like: https://www.facebook.com/DetroitLions

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Johnson out of protocol, can join Lions RB corps

Ty Johnson has been cleared from concussion protocol and will join J.D. McKissic and Paul Perkins in the Lions' backfield committee against the Cowboys on Sunday.

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Jeff Driskel takes long route to being the Lions' starting QB

Some saw him as the next Tebow at Florida. Then Driskel got hurt and has since struggled to find a place in the NFL. He gets another chance Sunday.

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Watch: Kenny Golladay on preparing for Cowboys with Driskel starting

Wide receiver Kenny Golladay talks to media about quarterback Jeff Driskel’s second start under center. Subscribe to the Lions YT Channel: https://bit.ly/2OABzdx More Lions NFL Action: https://bit.ly/2oxtfjX #DetroitLions #Lions #NFL Keep up-to-date on all things Lions: Visit https://www.detroitlions.com/ Follow: https://twitter.com/Lions Follow: https://www.instagram.com/detroitlionsnfl/ Like: https://www.facebook.com/DetroitLions

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Matthew Stafford (back) will not play vs. Cowboys

After suffering broken bones in his back on Nov. 3, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford will miss his second consecutive game as he continues to heal and rehabilitate the injury. Lions head coach Matt Patricia told reporter on Friday that Stafford will not play on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Stafford entered with the NFL’s second-longest streak of consecutive starts with 136 games before missing Week 10 against the Chicago Bears. After being unable to practice this week,...

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Lions' Patricia rules Stafford out vs. Cowboys

Lions coach Matt Patricia said Friday that quarterback Matthew Stafford will not play this weekend against the Cowboys.

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Matthew Stafford will not play against Cowboys with back injury

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford missed last week’s game after doctors would not clear him because of a back injury he has been dealing with, and the ailment is going to sideline him for at least another week. Lions head coach Matt Patricia told reporters on Friday that Stafford will not play against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Stafford has fractured bones in his back, and the injury is the same one that he played through for much of last season. Because he has battled through...

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Kenny Golladay's quiet rise has been what the Lions have needed

Golladay isn't one to hype his breakout season, but the numbers -- 697 yards and 8 touchdowns so far -- speak for themselves.

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