Giants Will Have Their Hands Full With 'Houdini'-Like StaffordThe NFL's highest-paid player is coming to MetLife Stadium to face the Giants again, and this time Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions doesn't have an injured finger on his throwing hand.
AP: Lions' Stafford Becomes Highest-Paid Player In NFL HistoryLions quarterback Matthew Stafford has agreed to a five-year, $135 million contract extension, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
Giants Team Grades: New York's Stifling Defense Clamps Down On Lions In 17-6 VictoryThis week's challenge for the New York Giants (10-4) was a rejuvenated Detroit Lions (9-5) squad. The crew from Motown had scratched their way to the top of the NFC North standings, but they were smothered by the "new" Big Blue Wrecking Crew in a 17-6 Giants victory.
Thursday Breakdown: Vikings, Lions Dig In On Thanksgiving DayVikings and Lions play on Thanksgiving Day, in an NFC North game with division and playoff implications.
Keidel: Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions' Forgotten StarMatthew Stafford is producing for the Detroit Lions and representing his team and town with nobility and enthusiasm.
FanDuel Weekly Roundup: Who To Play, Who To Pass For NFL Week 11Upsets galore last week in the NFL and the emergence of some rising stars in fantasy football. We have your plays and passes for the NFL Week 11.
Detroit Lions Impress While Coming Up Short In 2014A look back at the Detroit Lions' 2014 season.
Cowboys Team Grades: Dallas Wins First Playoff Game Since 1999The Dallas Cowboys beat the Detroit Lions for their first playoff win in five years, but not without controversy and big plays. Here is a look at the Cowboys team grades for the wild card playoff win.
Cowboys Opponent Profile: Detroit Lions Head To Dallas For Wild CardThe Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions prepare to play in the NFC wild card game. Here is a look at the Lions as they take on Dallas in the Cowboys first playoff berth in five years.
Bears-Lions Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, Matthew Stafford, And Calvin JohnsonThe 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.
Opponent Profile: Lions Will Test Jets On Both Sides Of The FootballThe 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.
'Nightmare Performance': Coughlin Says Giants Have Little To Be Proud Of In LossEven 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.
Detroit Lions Manhandle Giants, Manning 35-14The 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.
Stafford, Lions Shred Giants 35-14 In Opener Stafford improvised brilliantly on two early touchdown passes to Johnson, and Detroit beat the New York Giants 35-14 on Monday night.
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.