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  1. Breaking down Cardinals, Colts, Giants, Lions coaching searches
    Four head coaching jobs remain open and could be for a while depending on this weekend’s results. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport has a snapshot of where things stand with each.
  2. Detroit Lions fire Jim Caldwell after missing playoffs
    After more than two years of on-again, off-again speculation regarding his future with the team, the Detroit Lions fired Jim Caldwell on Monday after the team's 9-7 season.
  3. Who's safe? Who's out? NFC coaches on hot seat
    Will the Giants poach Jim Schwartz from their NFC East rivals? Are Bruce Arians and Pete Carroll ready to retire? Ian Rapoport takes a look at potential coaching changes in the NFC.
  4. Jim Caldwell: A little above average isn't good enough
    Jim Caldwell says being a little bit above average isn't good enough for the Detroit Lions, but after Sunday's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, is it too late for Caldwell to save his job with the team?
  5. Lions maul Bears, stay alive in postseason hunt
    Two down, two to go. The Lions (8-6) kept their playoff hopes alive and took care of business, cruising past the Bears (4-10), 20-10 in the undercard of Week 15's Saturday doubleheader.
  6. What to watch for in Bears-Lions, Chargers-Chiefs
    Saturday football is back! Marc Sessler previews what to watch for when the Chicago Bears visit the Detroit Lions and the Kansas City Chiefs host the Los Angeles Chargers.
  7. Injuries: Matthew Stafford (hand) to start vs. Bucs
    Despite suffering a hand injury last week, Lions QB Matthew Stafford will play against the Buccaneers. Here are other injuries we're tracking leading up to Sunday's games.
  8. Matthew Stafford (hand) throws at Lions practice
    Matthew Stafford is making progress in dealing with a bruised right hand suffered in last week's loss at Baltimore. The Lions QB was seen throwing in practice on Thursday with two fingers taped.
  9. Jim Caldwell on Lions' chances: 'Season's not over yet'
    The Detroit Lions rest on the deep fringes of the NFC wild-card picture, but coach Jim Caldwell isn't giving up on the team's postseason aspirations.
  10. Matthew Stafford bruises right hand in Lions' loss
    Matthew Stafford's difficult day on the gridiron ended early. The Detroit Lions quarterback suffered a right hand injury during the fourth quarter of the team's 44-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
  11. Glover Quin agrees with Eli: Pity starts are 'nonsense'
    Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin has started 127 straight games dating back to his rookie season with the Texans. Quin agrees with Eli Manning that charity starts are insulting.
  12. Vikings overpower Lions, take control of NFC North
    In the first of three Thanksgiving Day tilts, the high-flying Vikings (9-2) proved too powerful for the Lions (6-5), who head home for supper sitting three games behind their purple-clad rivals.
  13. Lions sign Dwight Freeney after Seahawks cut DE
    After being released by the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday, Dwight Freeney was claimed by the Detroit Lions on Wednesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported it's unlikely he plays Thanksgiving.
  14. Transactions: Lions activate left tackle Taylor Decker
    Greg Robinson out, Taylor Decker in. The Detroit Lions activated their starting left tackle off of the physically unable to perform (PUP) list Saturday, one day after waiving fill-in left tackle Greg Robinson.