Detroit Lions

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

Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions runs for a 36 yard gain after a short pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 during the NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Cut Concussion-Plagued Former Cal Star Jahvid Best

The Detroit Lions have released running back Jahvid Best, a first-round draft pick from 2010 who hasn’t played since October 2011 because of concussion problems.

07/17/2013

Divisional Playoffs - Green Bay Packers v San Franciso 49ers

Ex-49er Kicker David Akers Agrees To Terms With Lions

San Francisco released David Akers a month ago after he slumped during the 2012 season. The six-time Pro Bowl kicker made 73 of 94 field goals over two seasons for the 49ers.

04/06/2013

Kicker David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after he misses a 38-yard field goal in the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lions Bringing In Ex-49ers’ Kicker Akers For Visit Next Week

The 49ers cut David Akers after a season in which he hit 29 of 42 field goals. will visit the Detroit Lions next week.

03/29/2013

New England Patriots 23 - Jacksonville Jaguars 16

Daily Madden: Patriots Succeed With Hurry-Up Offense

The former coach noted that Patriots coach Bill Belichick met earlier this year with hurry-up offense specialist and Oregon coach Chip Kelly.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/28/2012

Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions runs for a 36 yard gain after a short pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 during the NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Jahvid Best Honored For His Battle With Concussions

Former Cal star and Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best was honored Tuesday with the NFL’s Ed Block Courage award for his “steadfast dedication and determination” in trying to return to the field after suffering two more concussions last season. Best hasn’t played since game six last year, and is sidelined through this season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/28/2012

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TTYM: A ‘Bear’ Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry

What one thing terrifies the NFL’s Eric Berry on the field? Ndamukong Suh’s personal hygiene is more important than you.. And find out how soccer sensation Hope Solo and former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens spent their […]

11/16/2012

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Report Card: 49ers Earn High Marks In Victory Over Lions

The San Francisco 49ers took the lead early and never looked back in their 27-19 win over the Lions. Led by Alex Smith, they scored just enough to keep the game out of reach and recovered an onside kick late to seal the win.

09/17/2012

Detroit Lions v San Francisco 49ers

Daily Madden: An All-Around Impressive Victory For 49ers

The 49ers dominated the Detroit Lions on both sides of the ball in a 27-19 victory at Candlestick Park Sunday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/17/2012

Lions v 49ers

49ers’ Stingy Defense Denies Detroit In 27-19 Win

San Francisco’s stingy defense denied Matthew Stafford another milestone, Vernon Davis caught touchdown passes of 21 and 23 yards from Alex Smith, and the 49ers beat the Detroit Lions 27-19 on Sunday night in a September showdown of NFC powers.

09/16/2012

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