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Detroit Lions Suffer From Institutional Futility

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 22, 2013

Jim Schwartz and the Cowardly Lions tucked their tales on Sunday at a moment when the organization needed bold leadership. The Lions were odds-on favorites to win the NFC North at mid-season. But in typical fashion, they collapsed down the stretch and will miss the playoffs.



Preseason Action: Lions Crush Patriots; Panthers Edge Ravens

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 23, 2013

The Detroit Lions manhandled the New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers outpaced the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens in a pair of Thursday night NFL preseason games.



Mark Sanchez Wastes No Time Sucking in 2013

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 10, 2013

It took only three pass attempts in the first preseason game of 2013 for Mark Sanchez to remind us why he lacks the makings of a real NFL quarterback. It seems Rex Ryan is the only person in the world who still believes Sanchez can play.



The 5.0 Club: run defense in '11 lit up like hippies in '69

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 10, 2012

You already know that pass defenses in 2011 were lit up like hippies at Woodstock. Turns out things were not much better for run defenses: three teams in 2011 joined the exclusive and ignominious 5.0 club of worst run defenses ever: the Lions, Raiders and Bucs. So sad.



Lions Team Report: Hint of things to come?

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 2, 2012

Matthew Stafford threw for 520 yards and 103.8 passer rating. Calvin Johnson had 11 receptions for 244-yards. The Lions crushed the Packers, right? Not exactly.



Lions Team Report: Where Do We Go From Here?

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 30, 2011

The Lions would like to watch a rematch between the Atlanta Falcons at the New Orleans Saints on Wild Card weekend. To do that, they have to win in Green Bay. CHFF Lions beat man Tom Pollin tell you what you need to know.



Lions Enjoy Ford Field Victory Lap After Trouncing Chargers 38-10: 5 Things We Learned

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 25, 2011

The Lions dominated the San Diego Chargers 38-10 and locked up a spot in the playoffs for the first time this millennium. CHFF Lions beat man Tom Pollin tells you 5 things. You better listen up.



Lions Team Report: Win-and-In Saturday Against the Chargers

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 23, 2011

The Lions have fought their opponents and themselves all season to reach this point. They can begin speculating about post-season opponents if they take care of business on Saturday.



Lions Team Report: It's Spelled P-L-A-Y-O-F-F-S: Five Things We Learned

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 19, 2011

Matthew Stafford reconnected with his main target, Calvin Johnson, for 214-yards and two touchdowns. One more victory in their last two games gets them to a place they haven't been in over a decade.



Lions Team Report: In Oakland With Playoffs On Their Mind

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 17, 2011

The Lions barely escaped the field last Sunday with a victory over the Vikings but found themselves back in the driver's seat for a playoff spot. They travel to Oakland this week to face another team fighting for it's playoff life.



 



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