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NFC Wild Card Preview: Lions Visit Seattle

Oct 5, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) runs for yards after the catch against Seattle Seahawks cornerback Cary Williams (26) during the fourth quarter at CenturyLink Field. Johnson fumbled on the play shy of the goal line. Seattle defeated Detroit, 13-10. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NFC Wild Card Football kicks off this weekend in Seattle with the Detroit Lions and the Seahawks.  Saturday’s match up could be a tale of history, home field advantage, and quarterback play. History The Lions are overwhelmingly inexperienced in the postseason.  Detroit has only made two playoff appearances since 1999 and …

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Around the NFL – Week 9

Nov 6, 2016; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate (15) beats Minnesota Vikings free safety Harrison Smith (22) and scores a touchdown to win the game at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Lions won 22-16 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

For the first time in two weeks, there wasn’t a tie in the NFL this weekend. Of the 11 games played on Sunday only one of them went into overtime. Lions Stay Hot as Vikings Stumble Again The Detroit Lions went on the road to play an NFC North rival …

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Bears Upset the Vikings in Monday Night Football

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The Chicago Bears grabbed an upset victory at home Monday night over the Minnesota Vikings 20-10.  The formerly undefeated Vikings carried the longest stretch of wins in the 2016 NFL season, and now have lost two weeks in a row.  A team who once carried swagger is now dwindling and looking …

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Week 4 NFL Round Up

Oct 2, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) runs for a touchdown against Carolina Panthers cornerback Bene' Benwikere (25) in the fourth quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons won 48-33. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

It was yet another exciting week of action in the NFL that featured an historic performance in Atlanta, a meeting of two old rivals, and two big divisional upsets. Here is a look at some of the notable games that taking place this past Sunday. Julio Jones Torches Carolina Julio Jones made …

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Week 3 NFL Key Matchups

Sep 18, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) motions to teammates against the Cincinnati Bengals during the second half at Heinz Field. The Steelers won the game 24-16. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

Week 3 in the NFL is giving us some key match-ups, kicking things off with a Sunday afternoon delight when the Detroit Lions travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers. The Lions have suffered multiple injuries in the past week and are heading to one of the places they have …

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Preview: Key AFC Matchups Week 2

Jan 9, 2016; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Chris Boswell (9) kicks the game winning field goal during the fourth quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Wild Card playoff football game at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Bengals at Steelers: “Week 2 Championship” Cincinnati will head to Heinz Field to face rival Pittsburgh this week in what promises to be one of the week’s most intense games.  Both teams are 1-0 to start the season, and are the early favorites to win the AFC North title. This matchup has …

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