Patriots Opponent Profile: Lions Bring An Elite Defense To Gillette StadiumDetroit has some dangerous weapons on defense, but can it stop the high-powered New England offense?
Giants' Cruz Has Knee Surgery, Ruled Out Against LionsThe New York Football Giants increased an already lengthy injury list by adding star receiver Victor Cruz to the walking wounded this week. The Detroit Lions are crossing their fingers that All Pro receiver Calvin Johnson and leading tackler DeAndre Levy can suit up against New York.
Giants Travel To Detroit To Face Playoff Hungry LionsFresh off their latest debacle, a 23-0 loss to the Seattle Seahawks at the Meadowlands, the New York Giants travel to Detroit for a matchup with playoff desperate Lions. Detroit is fighting it out with the Chicago Bears to secure first place in the competitive NFC north division, so the Lions cannot afford to take a win over the deflated Giants for granted.