Detroit Lions

3rd NFC North (3-3-0)

Founded: 1930

Stadium: Ford Field

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  • Lions' Tate: Let the people decide top YAC receiver

    The Dolphins' Albert Wilson recently declared he is the NFL's best YAC receiver. But the Lions' Golden Tate, the league's YAC leader of recent years, isn't ready to give up his throne to Wilson.
  • Patricia doesn't plan to increase RB Johnson's reps

    Lions coach Matt Patricia says he has no plans to increase rookie RB Kerryon Johnson's workload. Through four weeks, Johnson is averaging 5.7 yards per carry on his 38 totes for 216 yards.
  • Johnson ends Lions' 100-yard rushing drought

    Rookie Kerryon Johnson ran for 101 yards on 16 carries against the Patriots in Sunday night's win, becoming the first Lions running back to crack the century mark since November 2013.
  • Quin responds to reports of unhappiness on Lions

    Amidst NFL Network's Mike Garafolo report of player concerns in the Lions locker room, safety Glover Quin acknowledged coach Matt Patricia has cultivated a completely different environment in Detroit.
  • Jets defenders say they knew the Lions' signals

    The Detroit Lions faltered in their season opener against the New York Jets. Jets LB Darron Lee, who had two interceptions on Monday, said the defense knew the Lions' signals.
  • Takeaways from Rams, Jets victories on Monday

    The "Monday Night Football" double-header is a Week 1 tradition that always excites. Sam Darnold made a memorable debut, while Jared Goff and Co. surged past the Raiders in the second half.
  • Ameer Abdullah healthy scratch for Lions vs. Jets

    The Detroit Lions' inactives for Monday night's game includes the team's leading rusher from 2017.Running back Ameer Abdullah won't play against the New York Jets, the team announced.
  • Lions extend DB Quandre Diggs, sign LB Flowers

    The Detroit Lions had a busy start to the morning hours of Labor Day. The Lions and defensive back Quandre Diggs agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension worth $20.4 million, Ian Rapoport reported.
  • Abdullah understands he might be done with Lions

    After the Lions added LeGarrette Blount and Kerryon Johnson this offseason, running back Ameer Abdullah is left battling for a roster spot. Abdullah understands Thursday might be his last game with Detroit.
  • Lions ink vet pass rusher Ayers to 1-year contract

    The Lions continue to seek ways to help their less-than-stellar pass rush. The team on Monday inked veteran defensive end Robert Ayers to a one-year deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
  • Trade! Niners ship linebacker Eli Harold to Detroit

    The Lions have swung a deal with the 49ers, acquiring outside linebacker Eli Harold from San Francisco in exchange for Detroit's conditional seventh-round pick in 2020.
  • Lions rookie Kerryon Johnson energizing run game

    With Matthew Stafford standing on the sideline in Friday night's preseason opener in Oakland, the Lions again showed they are adamant about improving the league's worst running offense.
Draft 2018 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 20 (20) Ragnow, Frank C 
Rd 2, Pick 11 (43) Johnson, Kerryon RB 
Rd 3, Pick 18 (82) Walker, Tracy S 
Rd 4, Pick 14 (114) Hand, Da'Shawn DE 
Rd 5, Pick 16 (153) Crosby, Tyrell G 
Rd 7, Pick 19 (237) Bawden, Nick RB 
Scoreboard more
Hard Rock Stadium - Wk 7 1 2 3 4 T
Detroit Lions 7 10 9 6 32
Miami Dolphins 0 7 7 7 21
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
5 Sun, Oct 07 Green Bay 31-23   W
6 Bye
7 Sun, Oct 21 @ Miami 32-21   W
8 Sun, Oct 28 Seattle 1:00 PM ET
9 Sun, Nov 04 @ Minnesota 1:00 PM ET
10 Sun, Nov 11 @ Chicago 1:00 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Ezekiel Ansah (DE) Q - Shoulder
Tavon Wilson (S) Full Pract - --
T.J. Lang (G) Q - Concussion
Eli Harold (LB) Full Pract - --
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Matthew Stafford 213 144 1602 12
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Kerryon Johnson 69 444 6.4 1
LeGarrette Blount 57 167 2.9 3
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Golden Tate 37 467 12.6 3
Kenny Golladay 29 465 16 3
Marvin Jones 19 270 14.2 3
Theo Riddick 23 138 6 0
Transactions more
Date Transaction
10/15 Jamal Agnew (CB) Reserve/Injured (reserve/injured).
10/15 Trevor Bates (LB) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
10/15 Trevor Bates (LB) Terminated (by Player) from Practice Squad (terminated (by player) from practice squad).
10/15 Garret Dooley (LB) Practice Squad (practice squad).
NFC North more
Team W L T Win %
Minnesota 4 2 1 .643
Green Bay 3 2 1 .583
Detroit 3 3 0 .500
Chicago 3 3 0 .500

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Team Profiles

  1. Published: Oct. 21, 2018 at 03:45 p.m.

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate takes an end around for a huge 30-yard run.

  2. Published: Oct. 21, 2018 at 03:15 p.m.

    Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford finds tight end Michael Roberts for a 4-yard touchdown catch.

  3. Published: Oct. 21, 2018 at 02:24 p.m.

    Detroit Lions running back LeGarrette Blount burst pass the line for a 2-yard touchdown run.

  4. Published: Oct. 21, 2018 at 01:48 p.m.

    Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson gets loose again for a 71-yard gain.

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