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Robert Griffin III leads Washington past Philadelphia

...they hold the tiebreaker based on a better division record.Philadelphia's loss clinched a playoff berth for the Detroit Lions. The Eagles were eliminated from the wild-card race. San Diego rallies to beat 49ers in overtimeSANTA CLARA, Calif...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-20/robert-griffin-iii-leads-wash
Jordan Todman's TD run lifts Jacksonville

...knee last week against the Jets. BEARS: Benched Jay Cutler on Thursday, deciding to start Jimmy Clausen against the Detroit Lions this weekend instead of their franchise quarterback who signed a massive, seven-year deal at the end of last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-18/jordan-todmans-td-run-lifts-j
Falcons prepare contingency plans around status of Julio Jones

...his broken left hand Monday.Jones said Murray could be a game-time decision. BILLS: Certainly delivered for the Detroit Lions this week.First, Buffalo beat Green Bay on Sunday, which allowed the Lions (10-4) to pull even with the Packers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-16/falcons-prepare-contingency-p
Michaux: NFC South is NFL's stepchild

...the regular season ended before today, the 5-8 Falcons would get home-field advantage over the wildcard 9-4 Detroit Lions. Something is not right with that picture."Just go out there and play and win these last three games and then we'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-13/michaux-nfc-south-nfls-stepch
Falcons coach Mike Smith admits making errors late in loss to Browns

...didn't do my best to help us win."Smith already came under fire for his clock-management in a 22-21 loss to the Detroit Lions on Oct. 26.The Falcons (4-7) squandered a 21-0 halftime lead in that game, but still had a chance to run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-24/falcons-coach-mike-smith-admi
Bears receiver gets into argument with Lions fan on Twitter

Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall's Twitter back-and-forth with a Detroit Lions fan Thursday morphed into a $25,000 challenge from the fan to step into the ring.A Lions fan reminded Marshall of his comment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-13/bears-receiver-gets-argument-
Snowstorm forces Bills-Jets game to be played in Detroit

...practice at the Lions' facility.The Lions are at New England on Sunday."We greatly appreciate the hospitality of the Detroit Lions in hosting the Bills and this game," NFL spokesman Michael Signora said.This marks the second time the Bills will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-20/snowstorm-forces-bills-jets-g
Cowboys, Eagles meet with first place in the NFC East on line

...what happens." LIONS-BEARS: This is a familiar situation for Matthew Stafford, a former Georgia star, and the Detroit Lions: They are in decent position to make the playoffs, but after a couple of poor performances, that's hardly a certainty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-26/cowboys-eagles-meet-first-pla
Calvin Johnson leads Detroit to victory

DETROIT - Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-27/calvin-johnson-leads-detroit-
Atlanta Falcons' strong safety William Moore ready to return

...team's Nov. 23 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the ailment kept the linebacker out of Thursday's loss to the Detroit Lions.The seven-time Pro Bowl player is in his 12th season in the NFL, all with the Bears.A seven-year Pro Bowler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-28/atlanta-falcons-strong-safety