Lions vs. Saints: How to watch, listen or stream the Week 13 matchup
The Lions look to get back on the winning track with a trip to New Orleans to face the Saints. It’s a visit to play the former team of head coach Dan Campbell, defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn and other Lions.
Detroit Lions (8-3) vs. New Orleans Saints (5-6)
Sunday, December 3rd
Caesars Superdome, New Orleans, 1 p.m. ET
The broadcast is the featured game on FOX in the early viewing window. Joe Davis and Darryl Johnston will be on the call. The markets in red on the map below (courtesy 506 Sports) will get the game on their local FOX affiliates.
The game will be broadcast over the Detroit Lions radio affiliate network. Dan Miller handles the play-by-play, with Lomas Brown as the color analyst and T.J. Lang reporting from the sidelines.
The flagship station is 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit. The full list of affiliates can be found here.
On Sirius XM, the Lions broadcast feed is available on channel 812.
The NFL+ app (subscription required) is the league’s own network to view the game via a streaming device.
FUBO TV (subscription required) is another option.
CBS only has one game per market this week with Fox having two. See what games air in your area.
The Minnesota Vikings are on their bye week which means a weekend of enjoying the National Football League relatively carefree.
Yes, teams like the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, both of whom could impact the Vikings standing in the chase for a playoff berth.
Overall, it’s a great weekend to enjoy some football. The early slate has a couple of intriguing games, including the Lions taking on the New Orleans Saints and the Denver Broncos taking on the Houston Texans.
Meanwhile, the late slate has one of the marquee games of the season with the San Francisco 49ers taking on the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the NFC Championship Game.
CBS only has one game per market this week with Fox having two. See what games air in your area courtesy of 506 Sports.
As the Vikings self-reflect on their bye week, there a few stocks that rose, while some have plummeted given their recent performances.
The Minnesota Vikings ended up losing a second straight game in heart-breaking fashion against the Chicago Bears 12-10.
In a game that is only suitable to watch as a comedy, Minnesota scored the lone touchdown as Josh Dobbs found tight end T.J. Hockenson for Minnesota’s go-ahead score with just under six minutes to go in the game.
With the way that the defenses were playing, that should have been enough.
The Bears made just enough plays down the stretch to send the Vikings licking their wounds as they head into a much-needed bye week.
As Minnesota takes its time to self-reflect, let’s look at whose stocks rose despite the ugly showing and whose stocks sank alongside the putrid performance.
Turning the ball over four times is a recipe for disaster, something the Vikings know all too well
The Minnesota Vikings turned the ball over five times and couldn’t capitalize on the defense not allowing a touchdown in a brutal 12-10 loss to the Chicago Bears.
The defense was consistent from the start, allowing the Bears inside the red zone once all game. It was evident that Brian Flores didn’t respect Justin Fields’ ability to attack down the field, as the Vikings were very aggressive in attacking the running backs and wide receivers in short areas consistently.
The first play of the game for the Vikings on offense was a deep post to Jordan Addison who looked to have caught the ball, but it was ruled incomplete and Kevin O’Connell didn’t challenge.
The Vikings spiraled downward on offense all game long after that. Dobbs had issues all game long, as he threw four interceptions and had issues placing the ball all game long. His poor ball placement resulted in a turnover on downs and an easy touchdown.
The key play for the Vikings was a Danielle Hunter strip-sack of Fields. The Vikings had just turned it over for the fourth time and were in danger of going down two scores. Dobbs then found T.J. Hockenson for a touchdown to put the Vikings up 10-9.
Josh Metellus then stripped Fields in the open field to force the second-straight turnover and gave the Vikings the ball in plus territory. They couldn’t get anything done and punted the ball back to the Bears.
On the final drive, Flores chose not to send a lot of pressure on Fields and it looked like a good call until Fields found D.J. Moore on a 36-yard dig route to set the Bears up for a 30 yard game-winning field goal. A brutal loss for the Vikings heading into the bye week.
Up next is a bye week for the Vikings and then the Las Vegas Raiders on December 10th.
Dobbs has had a night to forget as he has thrown four interceptions, some inexcusable, tonight in front of all of U.S. Bank Stadium.
Whether missing Jordan Addison on a double move up the field or hitting Hockenson short of the sticks to turn the ball over, this Minnesota team had no business being in the football game given the way Dobbs had played.
But they were. And they have taken advantage. Even in the midst of this adversity, this Minnesota team finds a way to overcome.
Stay tuned to Vikings Wire for more live game updates.
The Vikings have been turnover machines this season, especially with fumbles. This game hasn’t seen single fumble from Minnesota, but the Vikings have thrown three interceptions, all of them by quarterback Josh Dobbs.
In fact, the Vikings have turned the ball over seven times since the last time they have forced one on defense. In fact, this is the first four-interception game since 2014 when Matt Cassel threw four against the New England Patriots.
Things are getting very frustrating in Minnesota with this team who is still missing both Kirk Cousins and Justin Jefferson.
Social media was set ablaze after Dobbs threw his third and fourth interception.
Barr will play in his second-consecutive game on Monday night
Ahead of Monday night’s game against the Chicago Bears, the Minnesota Vikings elevated inside linebacker Anthony Barr to the active roster. He played in 12 snaps against the Denver Broncos and made a couple of tackles as well.
The one thing the Vikings didn’t do was activate wide receiver Justin Jefferson. He was downgraded to out.
This was reported multiple times over the last few days, including on Thanksgiving Day by The Athletic’s Diana Russini. With the Vikings on a bye next week, it makes sense to proceed with caution.
The Vikings and Bears kick off on Monday night at 7:15 CST.
We’re looking at instant analysis of the Baltimore Ravens 20-10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on NBC’s Sunday Night Football
The Ravens are 9-3 and back atop the AFC after a hard-fought, 20-10 win over the Chargers at SoFi Stadium on Sunday night.
Quarterback Lamar Jackson was 18-32 passing, for 177 yards and one passing touchdown, while Jackson also had 11 carries for 39 yards. Explosive rookie running back Keaton Mitchell led the group with 64 yards on nine carries, while Zay Flowers had two touchdowns and 62 total yards on the night.
The Ravens’ defense was dominant, holding the Chargers to 279 yards of offense on 69 plays. Justin Herbert and company went 7-15 on third downs and 1-2 in the red zone.
With Baltimore set for a much-needed goodbye, here’s an instant analysis of the win.