INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Detroit Lions couldn't quibble with much Saturday.
David Blough started fast and Tim Boyle finished strong as the backup quarterback competition continued. Detroit had 174 yards rushing and allowed 30.
DETROIT (AP) — Rookie quarterback Desmond Ridder threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Jared Bernhardt with 1:30 left to give the Atlanta Falcons a 27-23 win over the Detroit Lions on Friday.
The Lions took a 23-20 lead on Riley Patterson's 28-yard field goal with 5:57 to play, then forced Atlanta into a three-and-out.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff is expected to play briefly in the preseason opener before Tim Boyle and David Blough get a chance to compete to be the team’s backup and perhaps seal a spot on the roster.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have re-signed reserve quarterbacks Tim Boyle and David Blough.
Detroit announced the moves Tuesday, retaining the players who backed up Jared Goff last season.
DETROIT LIONS (3-13-1)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: OLB Charles Harris, LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin, WR Kalif Raymond, DT Nick Williams, S Dean Marlowe, WR KhaDarel Hodge, OLB Joel Heath, OT Tyrell Crosby.
The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with starting safety Tracy Walker and backup quarterback Tim Boyle, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The person spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because the moves had not been announced.
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Bills: RB Zack Moss; S Damar Hamlin; OL Cody Ford; TE Tommy Sweeney; DT Vernon Butler; DE Boogie Basham; DT Star Lotulelei.
Buccaneers: DL Steve McLendon; WR Scotty Miller; CB Pierre Desir; QB Kyle Trask; S Jordan Whitehead.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff is active against the Chicago Bears on Thursday.
Goff was listed as questionable to play after missing Sunday's three-point loss at Cleveland with a oblique injury.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions backup quarterback Tim Boyle broke his right thumb in the team's preseason finale and needs surgery.
Lions coach Dan Campbell made the announcement Monday, adding the team is hopeful it was not a season-ending injury.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State defense seemed to hit rock bottom in a confounding loss to unranked Purdue in the eighth game last season.
But the weaknesses that led to the 49-20 blowout by the Boilermakers on Oct.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Jeff Brohm decided to go for it against No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday.
The Buckeyes buckled under the pressure.
D.J. Knox ran for 128 yards and three touchdowns, David Blough threw for three more scores and the Boilermakers held Ohio State's vaunted passing game in check most of the night as they pulled away for a 49-20 upset to shake up the College Football Playoff chase.