While many people are preparing for the joys of the holiday season, a good number of current NFL head coaches are dreading the worst day of the year in their profession: Black Monday.
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.
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.
Calvin Johnson was back on the practice field for the Detroit Lions on Thursday, although it’s still not clear how likely he is to play this weekend at Cleveland.
The Detroit Lions say wide receiver Nate Burleson was in a one-car accident and needs surgery on a broken arm.
Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush and defensive tackle Nick Fairley are listed as questionable for Sunday’s game at Washington.
Detroit running back Reggie Bush hopes to practice Friday, though his status for the Lions’ game at Washington this weekend is still uncertain.
Ndamukong Suh might’ve gotten himself in trouble with another nasty play on the field.
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.
Dr. Harold Urschel joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about Titus Young’s issues, along with other reasons for mental/physical brain issues.