In search of ‘a Seattle-type corner’ – Seahawks.com

Seahawks.comWhile discussing what he labels a “deep” 2014 NFL Draft Class on Tuesday, NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock used the term “Seattle-type corner” when it came to what many teams…

Clay County salutes Super Bowl hero Cliff Avril – Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-UnionCliff Avril came home as a Super Bowl champion Tuesday night. The Seattle Seahawks’ defensive end, who is from Green Cove Springs, was honored by the city council and…

NFL: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones backs London NFL franchise – SkySports

NFL: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones backs London NFL franchiseSkySportsThe Detroit Lions will play the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins take on Oakland Raiders in the other two games, with…

Dallas Cowboys to add offensive assistant coach Kyle Valero from Detroit Lions … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)The Dallas Cowboys will hire Kyle Valero as an offensive assistant coach and have shifted the responsibilities for offensive assistant Keith O’Quinn as they work toward finalizing…

Linehan could join Cowboys staff – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and coach Jason Garrett are considering resolving their disagreement over who should be the team’s offensive playcaller with a compromise: They’re discussing hiring former…

2014 NFL Draft: Matt Miller’s Scouting Notebook for Senior Bowl Week – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe 2014 Senior Bowl is closing, but the NFL draft season is only heating up. After three days of viewing practices and speaking with players in Mobile, Ala., what…

Detroit Lions take CB Justin Gilbert in Mel Kiper’s first mock draft – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressMel Kiper, ESPN’s NFL draft czar, has released his very first mock draft of the year (what took him so long, right?), and he has the Detroit Lions…

Lions tab Jim Caldwell as next head coach – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJim Caldwell watched every pass Matthew Stafford threw this year to prepare for his interview with the Detroit Lions. Next year, he’ll have an even better vantage point. The…

Jim Caldwell Is Detroit Lions Head Coach; From Tony Dungy Coaching Tree

Jim Caldwell, who led the Indianapolis Colts to their last Super Bowl win, and was offensive coordinator to the defending Super Bowl Champion Ravens from the 2012 NFL Season, has…

Lions fire coach Jim Schwartz after failing to reach playoffs – USA TODAY

USA TODAYA late-season collapse has cost Jim Schwartz his job as head coach of the Detroit Lions. The Lions fired Schwartz on Monday, a day after they finished the season…

Tom Lewand: Detroit Lions coach is best available job – NFL.com

NFL.comThe Detroit Lions’ front office believes it is primed to win now, and a lack of success was the reason behind firing coach Jim Schwartz. NFL coaching shake-up. Latest news:

Lions Fire Coach Jim Schwartz After 5 Seasons – ABC News

ABC NewsJim Schwartz was hired to turn around the Detroit Lions. He did that for three seasons. The next two years, he failed to keep the Lions going in the…

Minnesota Vikings Fire Coach Leslie Frazier – ABC News

ABC NewsLeslie Frazier’s admirers were all over the Minnesota Vikings locker room and throughout the organization. Credited with keeping the team on an even keel and eliciting maximum effort through…

Detroit Lions fire head coach Jim Schwartz after late-season meltdown – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressThe Jim Schwartz era in Detroit is over. The Lions fired Schwartz today, making the long-expected move one day after their underachievement of a season ended with a…

Megatron and Suh to Pro Bowl – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comReceiver Calvin Johnson and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh are the only Detroit Lions players who were selected to play in the Pro Bowl. It’€™s Johnson’€™s fourth straight invite and the…

After a Battle of Blunders, the Giants Get It Right When It Counts – New York Times

New York TimesDETROIT — The air of disorganized desperation clung heavy over Ford Field on Sunday, as the Giants and Detroit Lions both wanted to find some footing near the…

Game Winning Field Goal = Awesomeness for Ravens Tucker

Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker is soaking up the love and accolades this week. They are well deserved after he scored six field goals including the game winner from 61-yards…

The Ravens kicker just saved their season – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn the fourth quarter of last night’s Monday Night Football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Detroit Lions, the Ravens were trailing the Lions by one point and…

Justin Tucker is . . . the most interesting man in the NFL – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comThings were already pretty wild for Texas Longhorns football Monday by the time the Ravens and Lions kicked off. Then Justin Tucker happened. And by the time he was done,…

10F Ford Field, Detroit, MI – SI.com

SI.comThe Baltimore Ravens and Detroit Lions are both in position for playoff berths, but only one of them has made significant progress toward reaching that goal lately. The surging Ravens,…

Emmitt Smith couldn’t stand watching the Cowboys defense vs. the Bears – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEmmitt Smith was left wondering what is happening to the Cowboys defense. (John David Mercer, USA TODAY Sports). With playoff positioning and first place on the line, the Dallas…

US audience to get 2014 Falcons-Lions London game at 9:30 am ET – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe NFL’s 2014 International Series will have plenty of new twists. The most notable is an experiment with the kickoff time for one of the three games, the most…

Dez Bryant Sideline Audio Proves Media Racism

Dez Bryant was, as this blogger has asserted, making technical arguments, and not a “gimme the ball” rant that the media immediately interpreted in a great example of media institutional…

Calvin Johnson Detroit Lions v Cowboys Second Most Yards By WR In NFL History

The Detroit Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson shocked the Dallas Cowboys, and the nation, when he made 14 catches for 329 yards in an epic battle the Lions won…

YouTube / Google Delays YT Partner Videos In Search Results

YouTube / Google is driven by stock price maintenance perhaps more than anything else, it seems. This assertion comes after a rash of complaints by YouTube Partners – people who…

World Champion Ravens 2013 Schedule Released

Thursday night felt like Christmas in Baltimore when the National Football League (NFL) released the 2013 schedule. It is safe to say that the Baltimore Ravens schedule is fair despite…

NFL Draft 2013 QB Class Not Weak; Draft Evaluators Are

The 2013 NFL Draft has perhaps the best set of pure passers as a group in the history of the NFL. From Geno Smith and the fast-rising EJ Manuel, to…

Alex Karras Dies At 77: Detroit Lion, Blazing Saddles Actor

Very sad news: Alex Karras, the former Detroit Lions defensive tackle and later actor, died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, according to a family spokesman. Alex Karras was…

Baltimore Ravens Suffer Preseason Loss To Lions

No one likes losing, but if you’re going to lose, do it during the preseason. The Baltimore Ravens did just that Friday night when they fell prey to the Detroit…

Injuries Suck! Which Ravens Will Sit Out Friday Night?

And so it is that time of year when the Baltimore Ravens training camp officially ends and they prep for their second preseason game against the Detroit Lions at home…

US. Army’s Caleb Campbell Now NFL Kansas City Chiefs Player

NFL Draft junkies might remember Caleb Campbell, the U.S. Army Lieutentant who was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 7th Round of the 2008 NFL Draft in a wave…

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints Destroy NY Giants

Drew Brees and The New Orleans Saints are down right, rat-freaking annoying. They have exhibited the habit of playing in big games on Sunday and Monday Night this season, blowing…

Ndamukong Suh Issues Apology, Deals With Media Racism

That Ndamukong Suh managed to take the NFL by storm comes as no surprise to anyone who’s seen him play while he was a student at Nebraska. And to be…

Ndamukong Suh, Cowboys Cheerleader, Bikink Dog Girl

What do Ndamukong Suh, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Melissa Kellerman, and Arlene Mossa Corona, the Bikink Dog Girl, all have in common? All were top news stories on Thanksgiving Day. So…

Jim Harbaugh v Jim Schwartz: Poll Says Schwartz Wrong

In the “NFL Hand Shake Scandal” between San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh and Detroit Lions Head Coach Jim Schwartz, who was right? An unscientific but hard to game…