Detroit Lions


49ers At Full Strength And Calvin Johnson Will Be Ready

The Week 2 injury report for both names lacked the big names that would concern the casual fan. However, the fact that so many Detroit defensive players are listed is not a good sign for a defense heading into a very physical game. There were two new names for the 49ers from Week 1 but both are expected to play on Sunday.


Calvin Johnson and Tarell Brown (credit: Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Some SFPD Officers Wearing Lions Gear For 49ers Home Opener

San Francisco 49ers fans thinking of heckling Detroit Lions supporters at Sunday’s home opener should think twice.


Shane Lechler #9 of the Oakland Raiders walks off the field after having a punt attempt blocked by Dante Rosario #88 of the San Diego Chargers during their season opener at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 10, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Raiders Look To Bounce Back In Miami

The 0-1 Raiders travel to Miami to face the 0-1 Dolphins Sunday. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew the Raiders need to take a lesson from the Green Bay Packers, who bounced back from their loss to the 49ers last weekend with a convincing win over the Chicago Bears.


Calvin Johnson and Tarell Brown (credit: Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

To Stop Detroit, 49ers Must First Stop Calvin Johnson

The 49ers and the Lions meet on Sunday in a battle of two the NFC’s best. The Lions are led by quarterback Matt Stafford and receiver Calvin Johnson on offense and their defense has one of the best defensive tackles in the game in Ndamukong Suh. While both teams are talented, the 49ers will be able to rely on their experience and mental toughness to wear out and outlast Detroit.


DETROIT - OCTOBER 16:  Jim Harbaugh head coach of the San Francisco 49ers argues with Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions during the NFL game at Ford Field on October 16, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The 49ers defeated the Lions 25-19.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Another Tough Test For The 49ers

Last year’s game ended with an angry exchange between the two coaches as they met at mid-field while the 49ers celebrated their victory.


Jim Harbaugh (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Try To Stay Focused On Game And Not Handshake

The big news after last year’s game between the 49ers and the Lions was the post game handshake between the coaches. The 49ers have deflected questions this week, trying to keep the focus on the game, despite the media’s best efforts to get them to talk about it.


Wide receiver Calvin Johnson appears on the Madden13 NFL video game cover. (EA Sports)

Daily Madden: Players Complaining About Their Madden NFL Ratings

Madden NFL 13, the latest edition of John Madden’s popular video game, was released this week. It didn’t take long for NFL players to complain about their ratings.


Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos signals from the shotgun during the first quarter of a pre-season game against the San Francisco 49ers at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on August 26, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Manning On Target In 49er Game

Denver quarterback Peyton Manning went 10 of 12 with two touchdowns to lead the Broncos to a 17-0 score against the 49ers before exiting near the end of the first quarter Sunday. San Francisco won the pre-season game 29-24.


Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled short of the goal line by Ashlee Palmer #58 and Lawrence Jackson #94 of the Detroit Lions in the second quarter of an NFL pre-season football game at Coliseum on August 25, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Stafford Injures Hand, Lions Lose 31-20 To Raiders

Matthew Stafford threw for 68 yards until leaving with an injury to his non-throwing hand in Detroit’s 31-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Saturday.


Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos warms up during training camp at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre at Dove Valley on July 26, 2012 in Englewood, Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Daily Madden: 49er Matchup Should Be Good Measuring Stick For Manning

Coming off a serious nerve injury that sidelined him last season, all eyes will be on Denver QB Peyton Manning.





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