Detroit Lions

Marquise Goodwin (11) runs a route during one-on-ones in San Francisco 49ers training camp on Aug. 5, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Marquise Goodwin returns to practice for San Francisco 49ers

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA — Over the…

 

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman runs through a drill during practice on Aug. 22, 2018, at the team's Santa Clara practice facility. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Five Takeaways: San Francisco 49ers escape fourth-quarter comeback by Detroit Lions

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA -- The San…

 

Jimmy Garoppolo discusses a drill with the other quarterbacks on the first day of training camp, July 25, 2018, in Santa Clara. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo has a unique perspective on Lions head coach Matt Patricia

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner Detroit Lions head coach Matt…

 

LeBron James insists he was as surprised as everyone else when he heard of David Blatt's firing. (Ben Margot/2015 AP)

Blatt’s All, Folks: LeBron Wanted Mark Jackson

In addition to revolutionizing basketball, the Warriors have contributed mightily to discombobulating…

LeBron James insists he was as surprised as everyone else when he heard of David Blatt's firing. (Ben Margot/2015 AP)
Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) crosses the goal line for a touchdown during the second half against the Detroit Lions on Sunday in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Punchless Raiders fading away

DETROIT — Derek Carr and the Raiders are falling behind in a…

Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) crosses the goal line for a touchdown during the second half against the Detroit Lions on Sunday in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) knocks the ball loose from Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) in the second half of game on Monday.The fumble went out of bounds in the end zone and was ruled a touchback. The Seahawks beat the Lions 13-10.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Chancellor’s big play allows Seattle to beat Detroit 13-10

SEATTLE — With one big punch, Kam Chancellor showed his importance to…

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) knocks the ball loose from Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) in the second half of game on Monday.The fumble went out of bounds in the end zone and was ruled a touchback. The Seahawks beat the Lions 13-10.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Lions already propose expanded replay for officiating

PHOENIX — Changes could be afoot for the NFL rule book. Starting…

Paul Moseley/AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-TelegramNFL referees have been under scrutiny after officiating incidents.

Why “all-star” officiating crews in playoffs?

A flag flies. Dallas fans groan. Detroit fans rejoice. Then the yellow…

Paul Moseley/AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-TelegramNFL referees have been under scrutiny after officiating incidents.
Tony Gutierrez/APCowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) celebrates a second-half touchdown during Sunday's playoff game against the Lions.

Romo rallies Cowboys past Lions in NFC wild-card game

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tony Romo has a stirring playoff comeback to go…

Tony Gutierrez/APCowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) celebrates a second-half touchdown during Sunday's playoff game against the Lions.
Paul Sancya/AP PhotoDetroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin says he has been approached by the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers regarding their coaching vacancies.

Austin says Falcons, 49ers have reached out

ALLEN PARK -- Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin says the Atlanta…

Paul Sancya/AP PhotoDetroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin says he has been approached by the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers regarding their coaching vacancies.
Jim Mone/AP file photoRaiders running back - and Bay Area native - Maurice Jones-Drew is excited to play his first game at home in Oakland.

Raiders prepare to host Lions in exhibition game

OAKLAND — Two days of practice in front of boisterous Raiders supporters…

Jim Mone/AP file photoRaiders running back - and Bay Area native - Maurice Jones-Drew is excited to play his first game at home in Oakland.
Kyle Terada/ReutersUnfazed: Aldon Smith racked up seven tackles and a sack Sunday depite being in a car accident the Friday before.

49ers' linebacker endured car accident hours before beating Lions

Two days before he started and played every snap against the Detroit…

Kyle Terada/ReutersUnfazed: Aldon Smith racked up seven tackles and a sack Sunday depite being in a car accident the Friday before.
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesMixing it up: Having a variety of targets in Vernon Davis (85) and Randy Moss has kept teams guessing against the Niners.

49ers' Moss accepting his status as role player

With each passing game, the 49ers’ passing game is emerging. On Sunday,…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesMixing it up: Having a variety of targets in Vernon Davis (85) and Randy Moss has kept teams guessing against the Niners.
Getty Images File PhotoMatchup to watch: 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown

Niners know they’ll have their hands full with receiver Johnson

This time last year, neither team that will be taking the field…

Getty Images File PhotoMatchup to watch: 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown
Getty Images File PhotoOwnage: Niners defensive end Justin Smith (94) got the best of his Lions counterpart Rob Sims when they met last season

Niners defensive end blew through Detroit’s offensive line last year

To most, the headline for the game Sunday is Lions vs. 49ers,…

Getty Images File PhotoOwnage: Niners defensive end Justin Smith (94) got the best of his Lions counterpart Rob Sims when they met last season

Schwartz: Lions 'definitely interested' in Pacman

Adam "Pacman" Jones is getting looks from NFL teams again. Detroit Lions…