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DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions scores a second quarter touchdown in front of Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears vs. Lions Thanksgiving Roundup

The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.

11/29/2014

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Calvin Johnson Shines In Detroit’s 34-17 Win Over Bears

Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday.

11/27/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions makes a diving catch for a first down as Brandon Browner #39 of the New England Patriots defends during the third quarter at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bears-Lions Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, Matthew Stafford, And Calvin Johnson

The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.

11/26/2014

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Jets’ Tall Task On Sunday: Stopping The Unstoppable Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson is looming for the New York Jets’ still-shaky secondary. The Detroit Lions’ wide receiver is a tall task, in more ways than one, and Rex Ryan knows it.

09/26/2014

Geno Smith is pressured by defensive tackle Will Sutton of the Chicago Bears at MetLife Stadium on September 22, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Jets Are On A Madness-Inducing Path

Worse than anything, they’ll prove themselves strong enough to stay with good teams, but just bad enough to fall short. So near, and yet so far. And that’s the worst way to lose.

09/24/2014

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Opponent Profile: Lions Will Test Jets On Both Sides Of The Football

The New York Jets are going to have their hands full with a very talented Detroit Lions team. If Gang Green does not play their best game it will be a long day at MetLife Stadium.

09/24/2014

Joseph Fauria of the Detroit Lions tries to outrun the tackle by Jameel McClain in the third quarter at Ford Field on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

‘Nightmare Performance': Coughlin Says Giants Have Little To Be Proud Of In Loss

Even when the Giants finally scored their first touchdown, they needed four plays to reach the end zone from a yard out. And that was one of the highlights.

09/09/2014

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Detroit Lions Manhandle Giants, Manning 35-14

The New York Giants were doomed for failure in 2013 by starting the season with an 0-6 record. In 2014, there are plenty of new faces in the fold, but Big Blue once again laid an egg on opening day, losing to Detroit 35-14 in a Monday Night Football dud.

09/09/2014

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin reacts from the sideline during the preseason game against the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 28, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Silverman: Giants Have An Opportunity To Make A Huge Statement

A loss in the opening week of the season can be a lot more important for teams that are not established. The Giants should have an opportunity to learn a bit more about their identity in their opener tonight against Detroit.

09/08/2014

Reggie Bush fumbles against the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dottino: 3 Key Matchups In Giants’ Opener Against Lions

If the Giants are going to run the ball, they’ll have to make sure to neutralize one of the most dominant interior defensive linemen in the league: Ndamukong Suh.

09/08/2014

Giants quarterback Eli Manning throws against the Detroit Lions in December 2013. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Palladino: Week 1 Win Would Put Giants’ 2013 Start In Past

Let the Giants season begin. How it ends, nobody knows. But starting off with a win would bring a lot of peace to a lot of minds, not the least of which belongs to Tom Coughlin.

09/08/2014

Lions WR Calvin Johnson (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images), Giants S Antrel Rolle (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Giants ‘D’ Looking To Make A Statement Against Megatron, Lions

Since the opening of training camp, the Giants have been boasting that their defense has the potential to be one of the NFL’s best. Antrel Rolle & Co. are going to get a chance prove it Monday.

09/05/2014

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Giants Face Playoff Hungry Lions In Monday Night Battle

The last time the New York Giants visited Detroit, the G-men effectively ended the coaching era of Jim Schwartz by knocking the Lions out of NFL playoffs with a 23-20 overtime victory on December 22, 2013.

09/02/2014

Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions runs for a third quarter touchdown while playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Wide Receivers To Draft

One of last year’s top fantasy receivers, Josh Gordon, is facing a season-long suspension, but there are still plenty of talented wideouts to choose from. These players are studs no matter the scoring system.

08/14/2014

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5 Must Have Offensive Players To Use When Playing Your 1st Game Of Madden’15

5 Must Have Offensive Players To Use When Playing Your 1st Game Of Madden’15

08/02/2014

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