Detroit Lions

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Alex Reimer
March 12, 2019 - 12:16 pm
It’s tempting to say Matt Patricia is trying to emulate the Patriots by reportedly signing several of their former players before free agency even begins. But in fact, Patricia’s approach is the opposite of what Bill Belichick would do. The Patriots seldom overpay for veterans, which is all the...
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Alex Reimer
January 02, 2019 - 10:15 am
It is once again Interview Season in the NFL, which means several of the teams that fired their head coaches want to speak with Bill Belichick’s assistants. Unsurprisingly, Josh McDaniels has been connected to multiple clubs, showing his last-second decision to spur the Colts doesn’t appear to have...
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Alex Reimer
November 19, 2018 - 12:08 pm
There is an emerging theme in the NFL this season. The Patriots lose road games to mediocre or lousy teams, who then proceed to drop their next contest –– or in the Jaguars’ case, seven of eight. It highlights how difficult it is for clubs to continue the momentum following big games against the...
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Alex Reimer
September 24, 2018 - 10:08 am
The Lions moved the ball at will against the Patriots in the first half Sunday, securing 14 first downs and holding the ball for 12 minutes and 30 seconds in the opening quarter. It was almost like the Patriots had no idea what was coming. Except, they did, which makes their woeful performance even...
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Aaron Halford
September 23, 2018 - 9:00 am
After a tough loss to Jacksonville last week, the Patriots will look to bounce back on the road Sunday night against a Detroit Lions team that has looked out of sorts the first two games of the season. The Lions are coming off consecutive losses to the Jets and 49ers, both teams that finished last...
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Lucy Burdge
September 12, 2018 - 6:18 am
Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB:...
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Alex Reimer
September 11, 2018 - 9:02 am
It looks like Matt Patricia decided to recycle his game plan from the Super Bowl for his big Lions head coaching debut. The strategy went about as well as you could’ve imagined. There’s a long history of Bill Belichick disciples embarrassing themselves with low-grade Hoodie tribute acts once they...
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Alex Reimer
May 21, 2018 - 2:37 pm
The NFL announced Monday neither the Lions nor Matt Patricia will be subject to discipline over his 1996 sexual assault indictment, regardless of whether more information is revealed, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter . But that doesn't mean the story is over. The league’s personal conduct policy can’t be...
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Alex Reimer
May 11, 2018 - 11:09 am
The Lions, Patriots and even the former head coach of Matt Patricia’s alma mater say they had no idea about his sexual assault indictment prior to the Detroit News’ report this week. How could this be? In a statement, Lions president Rod Hood said the team was ignorant to Patricia’s arrest...
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Alex Reimer
May 10, 2018 - 12:44 pm
Lions head coach Matt Patricia denies the recently resurfaced sexual assault allegation against him, calling it an attack on his character. On Wednesday, the Detroit News reported Patricia was indicted for sexual assault in 1996. According to the paper, Patricia and one of his football teammates at...
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