2020 SeasonAll times ET

2020 Schedule
4-7, 4th in NFC North
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2dMichael Rothstein

Lions' Bevell loses 2 starters to IR for debut

As interim Lions coach Darrell Bevell prepares for his first game, starters Desmond Trufant (hamstring) and Danny Shelton (knee) were put on the IR.


The Bevell You Know

Mina talks with the NFL Network's Gregg Rosenthal about what's different with Tom Brady this year, the Washington Football Team's chances to win the NFC East, a possible Bevellution of the Lions offense down the stretch, and what to expect in the Rams-Cardinals game. Plus, a mailbag, Who Caught Your Eye, and Dinks and Dunks.

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4dMichael Rothstein

Bevell wants more fun within Lions down stretch

Darrell Bevell said Monday that team president Rod Wood told him he could become a candidate for the full-time Lions head-coaching job, but even Bevell knows these "five weeks are going to be telling."

Lions fire Patricia, Quinn after 4-7 start (1:01)
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6dMichael Rothstein

Languishing Lions fire coach Patricia, GM Quinn

The Lions on Saturday announced head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn have been relieved of their duties. Patricia's record was 13-29-1 since taking over as the Lions coach in 2018.


KJZ Hour 2: How hot is Matt Patricia's seat?

Jordan & Shae continue discussing the Cowboys laying an egg vs. Washington on Thanksgiving. Plus, how hot is Matt Patricia's seat in Detroit? Rob Ninkovich joins to talk about the difficulties Patricia has had finding the personnel to implement his system and why the Cowboys are so bad right now.


KJZ Hour 1: Texans or Cowboys?

There were a ton of questionable coaching decisions in the Cowboys loss to Washington yesterday. Jordan & Shae discuss whether the Cowboys or Texans have the better chance of being good next season. Jeremy Fowler joins the show to talk about what's going to happen with the Steelers/Ravens game this weekend and what the Eagles are going to do with Carson Wentz.

Stephen A. and Max think the Lions owe Caldwell, fans an apology (1:44)
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8dMichael Rothstein

Lions RB Swift out with concussion vs. Texans

Lions running back D'Andre Swift will not play against the Texans, meaning the rookie is missing a second straight game with a concussion.


First Take 2nd Hour: Which NBA team improved themselves the most, is there an NBA duo better than LeBron & AD, plus, reaction to Nick Saban contracting covid-19 again, and a Ravens-Steelers preview

Max & Kendrick Perkins debate which NBA team made the best trades this offseason, plus, is there a better NBA duo than LeBron and Anthony Davis? Ryan Clark joins to react to Nick Saban being out for the Iron Bowl after contracting covid-19, and the guys debate if losing to the Ravens would be a big deal to the Steelers. Also, does Calvin Johnson belong in the NFL Hall of Fame?


Hour 4: Megatron HOF?

Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin the last hour of the show discussing who can make the new Pro Football Hall of Fame list. Is Calvin Johnson a sure fire first ballot Hall of Famer? Keyshawn and Jay discuss. Also, Seth Greenberg joins the show to discuss all things College Basketball prior to the tip off of what we hope is a prosperous season.

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10dJeff Legwold

Peyton, Megatron among 25 HOF semifinalists

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its list of 25 semifinalists for the Class of 2021, with Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson and Calvin Johnson leading the way.

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11dMichael Rothstein

Sanders' legal threat nixes beer trolling Lions

Eastern Market Brewing Company stopped making and selling Same Old Lager after Barry Sanders had his legal team threaten to shut down production of the beer, which used his image on the can.

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14dMichael Rothstein

Lions rule out RB Swift (concussion) vs. Panthers

The Lions would not say how or when running back D'Andre Swift suffered a concussion, but the rookie, coming off his first career start, will not play in Sunday's game against the Panthers.

Team Stats

Passing Yards250.413th
Rushing Yards96.627th
Points For22.921st
Points Against29.82nd