Detroit Free Press

They gathered in the lobby of their Allen Park practice facility, talking amongst themselves and passing time on their phones. Some came straight from practice, sweaty and still in uniform. One by one, Detroit Lions players sat in front of a green screen Thursday to film their introductions for Sunday Night Football, and it wasn’t
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Free Press sports writers give their predictions for the Detroit Lions‘ game on Sunday night at the Green Bay Packers … and the ever-important L.A. Rams-Seattle Seahawks game on Sunday afternoon: Lions vs. Packers Dave Birkett Dan Campbell said Friday this is the type of special game players will remember for the rest of their
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Detroit Lions (8-8) at Green Bay Packers (8-8) The coaches: Lions — Dan Campbell (16-28-1 overall, 11-21-1 with Lions); Packers — Matt LaFleur (47-18 overall, 47-18 with Packers). Last game: Lions beat Chicago Bears, 41-10. Packers beat Minnesota Vikings, 41-17. Last meeting: Nov. 6, 2022: Lions won, 15-9. Key matchups Lions WR Amon-Ra St. Brown vs. Packers
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The Detroit Lions have plenty of motivation Sunday to beat the Green Bay Packers with a potential playoff spot on the line. Real or contrived, here’s another one. Lions safety DeShon Elliott said Friday he and his teammates feel disrespected by the Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers. “I feel like they don’t respect us,” Elliott
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Several Detroit Lions rookies were playing out of their minds. Smashing quarterbacks. Making interceptions. Climbing into the record books. And winning games. James Houston was getting sacks, seemingly every time he started to bend and turn the corner. Aidan Hutchinson was doing a little of everything, getting sacks, pressures and interceptions. And Malcolm Rodriguez was
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Jameson Williams is averaging 40.5 yards per touch, but five games into his NFL career, the Detroit Lions rookie receiver has had minimal impact on the field. “I hoped it would click just a little bit faster than it has,” Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson admitted Thursday. “I think we all have, but it takes
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The mailbag is coming a day later than promised because I spent my Tuesday talking to a couple former members of the Detroit Lions medical staff about their experiences dealing with players who went through situations similar to Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin. Hamlin collapsed on the field when he went into cardiac arrest in
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Aaron Glenn still is haunted by what he saw at the Pontiac Silverdome that day. Glenn was a fourth-year defensive back playing for the New York Jets in 1997 when Detroit Lions linebacker Reggie Brown, Glenn’s former college teammate at Texas A&M, suffered a career-ending spinal injury. Brown was injured when a Jets lineman fell
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