Lions RB D'Andre Swift dealing with concussion
D'Andre Swift's availability for Week 11 is in doubt. The Lions running back is dealing with a concussion issue and did not practice Thursday.
Matthew Stafford: D'Andre Swift is 'a sponge right now' learning Lions offense
Rookie D'Andre Swift's dual-threat ability brings a needed element to a Detroit offense that lacks depth on the outside. Lions QB Matthew Stafford joined NFL Network's GMFB on Friday and extolled the young RB's play.
NFC North training camp preview: Packers aim to repeat; Vikings reload
Can the Packers repeat last year's success despite entering with a familiar unanswered question? How will an infusion of young talent affect the Vikings? Grant Gordon examines all four NFC North teams ahead of training camp, identifying position battles, strengths and weaknesses for each.
Ranking all 32 RB1s heading into 2020: Saquon Barkley at No. 6
Saquon Barkley held the top spot in Maurice Jones-Drew's ranking of the league's 32 RB1s heading into 2019. This year, however, the Giants RB didn't crack the top five. Check out why and where the rest of the NFL's starting running backs land in MJD's list.
Lions RB D'Andre Swift ready to battle Kerryon 'full force' for snaps
Detroit drafted multifaceted Georgia product D'Andre Swift in the second round to bolster a running back crew that has lacked pizzazz when incumbent starter Kerryon Johnson has gone down with knee injuries.
State of the Franchise: Make-or-break year for current Lions regime
The Lions' first two seasons under Matt Patricia didn't exactly go as planned, with the first-time head coach posting a 9-22-1 record and owning the NFC North cellar. Consequently, 2020's a make-or-break year in Detroit. Adam Rank examines the state of the franchise.
Kerryon Johnson: No problem with Lions drafting RB D'Andre Swift
The Detroit Lions added running back D'Andre Swift in the 2020 NFL Draft, but their featured back the last two seasons, Kerryon Johnson, is happy to have a dual-threat option alongside him in the backfield.
Detroit Lions select RB D'Andre Swift with 35th pick
The Detroit Lions selected Georgia running back D'Andre Swift with the 35th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft on Thursday night.
2020 NFL Draft fantasy football impact log
The NFL Draft is officially here and that means new names for fantasy football. Marcas Grant is keeping track of 2020's impact newcomers and what they could mean for your fantasy drafts.
Free Agent Frenzy fantasy football fallout
From Dak staying in Dallas to Tom taking off to Tampa, Marcas Grant and Adam Rank break down the top free agent moves and their impact on fantasy football in 2020.
All 32 NFL teams' RB situations ahead of free agency and draft
With free agency and the draft around the corner, Jeremy Bergman takes stock of all 32 teams' RB situations. Will the Rams move Todd Gurley? Is Le'Veon Bell staying with the Jets? Where is Derrick Henry headed?
How Patricia, Quinn and Marrone can keep their jobs into 2021
The Lions' Matt Patricia, the Falcons' Dan Quinn and the Jaguars' Doug Marrone were all given a second chance to coach their teams. Gil Brandt explains how each can keep their jobs into 2021.
Most consistent fantasy running backs of 2019
Michael Fabiano takes a lot at which running backs consistently excelled in fantasy from week to week during the 2019 NFL season.
Michael Fabiano's Top 200 fantasy players for 2020
It's never too early to prepare for the fantasy football season! Michael Fabiano provides his early positional top-200 ranks for 2020.
Fabiano's way-too-early 2020 fantasy rankings
For those fantasy owners who are already thinking about their future draft strategies, Michael Fabiano provides his initial 2020 positional player rankings.
NFL Fantasy Exit Interviews: NFC North
A breakout season from Dalvin Cook has him among the elite fantasy running backs. Marcas Grant breaks down the good and the bad for fantasy managers from the NFC North in 2019.
Michael Fabiano's Top 200 Dynasty Rankings
Michael Fabiano unveils his top 200 dynasty league rankings ahead of the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine and NFL Draft.
Dolphins, Cardinals top NFL's worst-to-first candidates for 2020
Can Brian Flores' Dolphins displace the Pats? Will Kyler Murray's Cardinals make noise in the desert? Gil Brandt ranks every last-place team's chances of going from worst to first in 2020.
Lions place RB Kerryon Johnson (knee) on IR
The Detroit Lions have placed running back Kerryon Johnson on injured reserve with the hope he can return. Johnson suffered a knee injury during Sunday's loss to the Vikings.
Week 8 fantasy football waiver wire targets
Graham Barfield breaks down Chase Edmonds, Ty Johnson, Kirk Cousins and all of the top waiver wire adds and streaming targets ahead of Week 8.
Notable injuries from Sunday's Week 7 NFL games
Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen exited the game with a hamstring injury and did not return. Plus other injuries we're monitoring around the league on this Week 7 Sunday.
Fantasy matchups: Everything you need to know for Week 7
Leonard Fournette and the Jaguars are in a pristine matchup this week against the banged-up Bengals. Will Fournette get loose? Graham Barfield breaks down every Week 7 game from a fantasy perspective.
Week 7 Fantasy Trade Calls: Get Henry, Godwin if you can
Managing injuries is one of the less fun aspects of fantasy football that everyone has to deal with at some point. This week in Trade Calls, take a look at who to bring in coming back from injuries and who to send packing.
Fantasy targets and touches: Week 6
Here's the breakdown for each team's targets and touches from Week 6.
Buccaneers vs. Lions highlights | Week 16
Watch the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions highlights during Week 16 of the 2020 season.
Packers vs. Lions highlights | Week 14
Watch the game highlights from the Week 14 matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions.
Kerryon Johnson powers up the middle for TD
Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson powers his way up the middle for a touchdown.
Top runs and YAC of the week | Week 12
Watch the top runs and YAC of Week 12 during the 2020 season.
Texans vs. Lions highlights | Week 12
Watch the full-game highlights of the Week 12 game between the Houston Texans and the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving 2020.
Every touchdown of the week | Week 8
Watch every touchdown from Week 8 of the 2020 NFL season.
Colts vs. Lions highlights | Week 8
Watch the highlights from the Week 8 matchup between the Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions.
Kerryon Johnson reaches football over pylon for sideline TD
Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson reaches football over pylon for sideline touchdown on a pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford against the Indianapolis Colts.
Stafford hits Kerryon Johnson on the move to convert fourth-down play
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford hits running back Kerryon Johnson on the move to convert fourth-down play.
Lions vs. Packers highlights | Week 2
Watch the highlights from the Week 2 matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Green Bay Packers.
Kerryon Johnson caps off drive with walk-in TD
Detroit Lions runningback Kerryon Johnson rushes for one-yard touchdown.
Kerryon Johnson caps Lions' 83-yard drive with physical TD run
Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson caps Lions' 83-yard drive with physical touchdown run.
Lions vs. Packers highlights | Week 6
Watch the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers game highlights from Week 6 of the 2019 season.
Kerryon Johnson fights for TD on fourth-and-goal
Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson rushes for a 1-yard touchdown vs. the Green Bay Packers.
Michael Fabiano's fantasy starts and sits for Week 6
Michael Fabiano's fantasy football starts and sits for Week 6.
NFL Network's Michael Fabiano reveals his key starts and sits for Week 4 | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
NFL Network's Michael Fabiano highlights his top starts and sits for Week 4.
Kerryon Johnson helicopters into the end zone for first rushing TD of 2019
Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson rushes for one-yard touchdown.
Kerryon Johnson holds on to bobbled ball for 36-yard TD
Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson catches a 36-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Best Week 1 matchups | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
NFL Network's "NFL Fantasy Live" crew highlights their favorite Week 1 matchups.
NFL Network's Kay Adams: Detroit Lions will go as far as running back Kerryon Johnson carries them
NFL Network's Kay Adams explains why she thinks running back Kerryon Johnson will play a big part in how successful the Detroit Lions are in 2019.
Best plays from Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson's rookie year | 2018 season
Watch Detroit Lions rookie running back Kerryon Johnson's best plays from his 2018 season.
Panthers vs. Lions highlights | Week 11
The Detroit Lions get a big receiving day from wide receiver Kenny Golladay and the defense stops the Carolina Panthers on a two-point conversion attempt to escape with a 20-19 victory in Week 11 of NFL action.