• Latest loss puts Lions coach Patricia back on hot seat

    12 days ago - By Wood TV

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Matthew Stafford tried to sound upbeat after the Detroit Lions latest debacle, a 20-0 road loss to the Carolina Panthers.
    “It's one game,” Stafford said. “It doesn't define us as an offense, or us as a team.”
    Or maybe it does.
    Coming off a promising 30-27 win over the Washington Redskins, the Lions lost a game they had to have to stay in playoff contention - and one that could ultimately lead to costing coach Matt Patricia his job if they don't find a way to quickly turn things around.
    The Lions (4-6) managed just 185 yards and were 3 of 14 on third downs, failing to...
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  • Walker wins first NFL start as Panthers blank Lions

    Walker wins first NFL start as Panthers blank Lions

    12 days ago - By Wood TV

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - P.J. Walker threw for 258 yards and a touchdown in his first NFL start, the much-maligned Carolina defense earned its first shutout since 2015 and the Panthers defeated the Detroit Lions 20-0 on Sunday to snap a five-game losing streak.
    Walker, a former XFL player, was made the starter less than two hours before kickoff when Teddy Bridgewater was officially ruled out with a knee injury.
    Walker did plenty well, connecting on a perfect 52-yard strike to D.J. Moore along with a well-placed 17-yard touchdown pass to Curtis Samuel. But he also had two terrible mistakes, twice...
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