This past Sunday morning we learned Matthew Stafford was not going to face the Bears due to fractured bones in his back, and an unsurprising 20-13 loss in Chicago followed. This Sunday the Lions return to the friendly confines of Ford Field where they will face the 5-4 Cowboys. This week Erik and Joe discuss what they thought of Jeff Driskel’s performance and the return of Rod Marinelli.
The Lions last trip to Oakland ended in another frustrating defeat at the hands of the Raiders 31-24. This week the Lions head to Soldier Field to face the last-place Bears. Erik and Joe talk about the miscues that doomed the team on the west coast and the matchups they have to exploit to win in Chicago on Sunday afternoon.
In Week 8 action the Lions pulled off a 31-26 win over the New York Giants. This week the Lions travel to Oakland for the final time (for at least a while) where they will face off against Jon Gruden and his 3-4 Raiders. Erik and Joe think the Lions will have a definite advantage in the passing game.
This past Sunday the Lions hemorrhaged over 500 yards to the Minnesota Vikings en route to a 42-30 loss at Ford Field. This Sunday the Lions look to redeem themselves at home as they welcome the 2-5 New York Giants. Erik and Joe discuss a myriad of topics including…
On Monday the Lions held the lead from the opening drive and kept it until there was :00 left on the clock, but sadly that is when the Packers captured their only lead and it is the one that counts in the standings. Detroit looks to bounce back on Sunday at home against the Vikings. Erik and Joe dabble in the controversial calls and what the team could do to beat Minnesota.
The Lions have a pivotal matchup Monday Night on the frozen tundra at Lambeau Field as they square off with the Packers with the winner claiming sole possession of first place in the NFC North. Erik and Joe discuss what it will take for the Lions to claim their 3rd straight win in Green Bay.
They played valiantly, but 2 fumbles in the red zone proved to be too costly for the Lions to overcome while losing 34-30 to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. This week the team gets to heal up with their Bye Week and begin to prepare to face the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football in another week.
The Lions escaped Philadelphia with a 27-24 victory over the Eagles on Sunday leaving them as one of the eight remaining undefeated teams in the NFL with a record of 2-0-1. This Sunday the Lions welcome reigning league MVP Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs to Ford Field. Erik and Joe discuss how the Lions will deal with the Chiefs.
The Lions remained undefeated after narrowly escaping with a 13-10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers in the home opener on Sunday. This week they travel to the city of Brotherly Love to face an undermanned Eagles squad.
Davis, Hand and Decker remain on the injury report
In Week 1 the Lions snatched a tie from the jaws of victory after a lackluster 4th quarter and overtime in Arizona. This week the Lions look to bounce back in their home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. Erik and Joe will discuss what went right for a while against the Cardinals and what the Lions could look to exploit against the Chargers.
Thursday’s injury report is not very extensive but does have some recurring members