No word on how the fire started, but it may as well have been ignited by the collective fury of 63,240 Detroit fans livid at seeing what seemed to be a sure win over the Atlanta Falcons snatched from their grasp. Golden Tate appeared to score with eight seconds left, but a review overturned that play and ran the final seconds off the clock to give Atlanta the narrowest possible victory.
Teddy Bridgewater and his return to the field has been one of the biggest storylines of the 2017 season and it appears that we are closer to seeing the Minnesota Vikings quarterback make his return than ever before. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk wrote on Monday morning that Bridgewater will be ready to practice and get back on the field as soon as he comes off the PUP list, but that the team will be careful. Here’s one thing we know: In three weeks, Teddy Bridgewater will be eligible to return from the Physically Unable to Perform list and to practice with the team. One source with knowledge of the situation says that Bridgewater will be ready to go, but that the Vikings likely will proceed with caution.
After releasing a public statement making clear that she supported her players’ right to speak their minds on social issues, Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford and her daughters stood arm-in-arm with many Lions players and coaches during the signing of the national anthem. Notably, the PA announcer invited fans to “celebrate our differences, as well as what binds us” before local artist Rico Lavelle sang the anthem. Several Lions players took a knee during Lavelle’s rendition: Many other players were linking arms in unity: Not everyone was kneeling or locking arms, though: Lavelle, once he completed his rendition, took a knee and raised a fist. No matter your opinions on whether players should use