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Lions Win Is Beautiful In Its Own Ugly Way

The Detroit Lions win looked like a naked mole-rat. From the play of the offensive line to the defensive line’s poor pursuit on run plays (especially to the right side of the defense) to Matthew Stafford’s mediocre day throwing the

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Detroit Lions vs Chicago Bears Week 14 Preview

The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears hold the longest-running annual series in the NFL. Both teams have met at least once a season since 1930. The Bears hold the series lead 97–71–5. FUNDAMENTALS: Opponent: Chicago Bears When: Sunday, Dec. 11, 1

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NFCN Barroom 6-Pack: Premium Pours for Week 13

Originally established as the Central Division in 1967 as part of the NFL Western Conference prior to the AFL-NFL merger, what is now commonly regarded as the NFC North Division has long inhabited many of the league’s most outstanding athletes. Throughout

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Detroit Lions vs New Orleans Saints Week 13 Preview

Detroit Lions vs New Orleans FUNDAMENTALS: Opponent: New Orleans Saints When: Sunday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m. Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, La. Television: Fox 2 Detroit Radio: WJR-AM 760 WHAT’S ON THE LINE: A win by the Lions can further

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Detroit Lions vs Minnesota Vikings Week 12 Preview 0

FUNDAMENTALS: Opponent: Minnesota Vikings When: Thursday, Nov. 24, 12:30 p.m. Where: Ford Field, Detroit, Mich. Television: Fox 2 Detroit Radio: WJR-AM 760 WHAT’S ON THE LINE: Essentially a two-game lead in the NFC North is on the line. If the

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Detroit Lions Rewriting History

Last Sunday Detroit Lions fans witnessed a sluggish offense and sputtering defense having a too tough of a time against a bad Jacksonville Jaguars team. Only the special teams gave the Lions any punch in the first half — and even

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Lozon’s Last Thoughts: Thankful For Blake Bortles

Thanksgiving is this week, so I figured I’d begin this article by giving thanks to one of my favorite guys at the moment: Blake Bortles. This may not come as a shock to you, as he helped give the Lions

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Jimmy B & TC Show: NFC North Week 10 Analysis

Barroom Executive Editor BJ Reidell joins The Jimmy B & TC Show hosted by Trent Condon on KBGG 1700 AM (Des Moines, Iowa) to analyze the current standing of all four NFC North teams following Week 10 of the NFL regular season. Discussion

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NFC North Division: The Always Injured List

Death, taxes and superior athletes getting hurt playing football. It’s no secret, folks — injuries are a major part of every team’s journey to glory in the National Football League. While there are some ridiculous exceptions — former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett

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Silver Linings Following Vikings’ 3rd Consecutive Loss

The Minnesota Vikings lost their third game in a row this past Sunday in Minneapolis, as a surprisingly rejuvenated Detroit Lions team edged them out 22-16 in overtime. After scoring late in the fourth quarter and despite the Lions having no

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