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Matt Flynn of the Green Bay Packers warms up prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Flynn Starts For Packers On Thanksgiving As Rodgers Misses Fourth Straight Game

The Packers officially ruled quarterback Aaron Rodgers out Wednesday and said Matt Flynn would start against the Lions on Thanksgiving.

11/28/2013

Detroit Lions fans cheer on Thanksgiving Day. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

Action during the NFL International Series game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium on September 29, 2013 in London, England (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

NFL Announces Dates For Three 2014 Regular-Season Games In London

The first game will be played in Week 4 on Sept. 28, with the Oakland Raiders facing the Miami Dolphins. A month later, in Week 8, the Atlanta Falcons will play the Detroit Lions on Oct. 26.

11/28/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Does The Thanksgiving Game Better? Cowboys Vs. Lions

The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.

11/28/2013

Terry Bradshaw (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images), Dez Bryant (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bradshaw On WFAN: ‘Selfish’ Dez Bryant Needs To Shut His Mouth

The Hall of Fame quarterback-turned-analyst tells WFAN he would have had a “hard time” with the way Bryant was carrying on during Sunday’s 31-30 loss to the Detroit Lions.

10/29/2013

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson leaps between Jeff Heath and Brandon Carr of the Dallas Cowboys and makes a 54 yard catch during the fourth quarter on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Cowboys 31-30. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NFL Week 8 Roundup: Megatron Piles Up 329 Yards As Lions Stun ‘Boys

For all of Calvin Johnson’s 329 yards, the Detroit Lions needed another foot or so. Matthew Stafford provided it, capping a stunning comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys.

10/28/2013

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Boomer & Carton: Talkin’ Football With Barry Sanders

Barry Sanders stopped by the studio this morning to pay Boomer and Craig a visit — and he arrived wearing his Pro Football Hall of Fame blazer, which fits him well.

WFAN–10/01/2013

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 12: Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions gets instructions during a rookie mini camp at the Detroit Lions Headquarters and Training Facility on May 12, 2012 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Offensive Tackle Riley Reiff Looks To Protect The Lions Record-Breaking Offense

Riley Reiff, a former first round pick, is stepping into the starting lineup to replace a stalwart Lion. Is he up to the task? The entire team and fans certainly hope so.

08/23/2013

Mark Sanchez (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Palladino: Sanchez’s Pick-6 Doesn’t Foreshadow Jets Failure

These catastrophes in first preseason games can’t be taken too seriously. What can, though, is the overall body of a summer’s work.

08/12/2013

Rex Ryan (credit: Jeff Zelevansky /Getty Images)

Rex Ryan Admits To Missing Plays In Jets’ Preseason Opener

Rex Ryan said he reviewed “every single play: every special teams play, every offensive play, every defensive play.”

08/11/2013

Kahlil Bell runs past Jo-Lonn Dunbar of the St. Louis Rams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jets Sign Bell And Vaughn, Release Griffin

The New York Jets have released injured running back John Griffin, and signed running back Kahlil Bell and wide receiver Rahsaan Vaughn.

08/11/2013

Geno Smith answers questions at training camp (credit: Chris Lopresti/WFAN)

Geno Smith Wasn’t Troubled By Sore Ankle, Practiced On Sunday

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has fully participated in practice despite a sore right ankle that shortened his NFL debut at Detroit on Friday night.

08/11/2013

The Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson, center, grabs the jersey of Lions quarterback Shaun Hill during the second quarter of the teams’ preseason game at Ford Field in Detroit on Aug. 9. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sanchez Rebounds After Bad Start, Geno Hurts Ankle In Jets’ Loss To Lions

Mark Sanchez had an interception returned for a touchdown, and Geno Smith left with an apparent ankle injury in the New York Jets’ 26-17 loss to the Detroit Lions in an exhibition game Friday night.

08/09/2013

Geno Smith (Photo by Chris Lopresti/WFAN), Mark Sanchez (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jets Ready To Watch QBs ‘Move And Groove’ In Preseason Opener

The New York Jets didn’t score a touchdown until their preseason finale in 2012. The team is hoping a new year — and a legitimate quarterback competition — will bring better results.

08/09/2013

Antonio Cromartie (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Calvin Johnson (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Cromartie Vs. Calvin Johnson Highlights Friday’s Preseason Matchup

Fans should enjoy at least a brief glimpse of a pulsating one-on-one matchup between Johnson and defensive back Antonio Cromartie.

08/08/2013

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