Lions down the Jets in pre-season opener, 23-3

Football was back in Detroit! In the Lions first game (albeit preseason) since THAT playoff loss, they downed the New York Football Jets by a score of 23-3.  Impressive performances by Ameer Abdullah and Greg Salas contributed to the home win.  Abdullah had 7 carries for 67 yards, including a 45-yard stormer.  Golden Tate played […]

August 2015 by Paul Mather

Lions-Vikings: 6 takeaways from the win over the Vikings

With the Lions improving to 4-2 and 2-0 in the division, here’s what we can learn coming away from Minneapolis: 1) Defense dominates The Lions were allowing a league-leading 282 yards per game coming into Week 6, and had just 212 yards allowed today. Teddy Bridgewater was sacked 8 times, the most a Lions team […]

October 2014 by Paul Mather

Will the Lions roar going forward?

Part of me is still smarting from the Buffalo loss. When I used to play, I was fine with the 24-hour rule. But I struggle with it being a Lions fan! Maybe it was the way Jim Schwartz was carried off the field that rubbed it in. Or maybe it was the way momentum was […]

October 2014 by Paul Mather

5 things we learned in the Jets win

Here’s some things we learned in the Lions Week 4 over the Jets: 1) Matthew Stafford is playing efficiently Stafford finished 24 of 34 for 293 yards for 2 passing touchdowns, a rushing touchdown and zero turnovers. He spread the ball to 8 different receivers and never favourited a single receiver. 2) The offense is […]

September 2014 by Paul Mather

Lions grind out defensive win over Packers

Since I’ve been writing for Lions 360, I usually document a Lions win by stating which offensive players made the difference. However, today it’s definitely the defense that deserves the credit in the 19-7 victory. An opening drive fumble recovery by Don Carey opened up the scoring for the Lions. Nick Fairley stripped the ball […]

September 2014 by Paul Mather

Game Preview: Detroit Lions @ Carolina Panthers

Following last week’s demolition of New York, Detroit travel to Carolina to face a side who managed a tough win against the Bucs.  The Panthers had to travel and were without starter Cam Newton, but Derek Anderson exceeded expectations to defeat Tampa Bay.   Now, Newton will be back under center and has already made […]

September 2014 by Paul Mather

Lions claim Egnew

The Miami Dolphins recently cut ties with former 2012 third-round pick tight end Michael Egnew. After his position coach openly admitted that Egnew was a “receiving threat” tight end who couldn’t run his routes well, it came as no surprise that the Dolphins decided to part ways.  The Detroit Lions however, obviously saw something they […]

August 2014 by Brandon Moffet

Lions travelling to London

So on Sunday the 26th October, one regular season date is already set in stone.  The Detroit Lions will visit Wembley Stadium to play the ‘home side’ Atlanta Falcons, in Week 8. Now, this fixture is personally a big thing for me.  Confession time: I live nowhere near Detroit. I live in the UK, so […]

April 2014 by Paul Mather