Lions Rout Chargers 38-10 to Clinch Playoff Spot

The Lions would already own a wild card spot if the season lasted 14 games, but there are still two weeks left and the conclusion of the season begins Saturday versus the playoff-desperate San Diego Chargers at Ford Field. Detroit is currently one of a

By Kevin Seifert What it means: The Detroit Lions clinched their first playoff berth since 1999 in convincing fashion, jumping on the San Diego Chargers for 24 first-half points and finishing strongly as well. The victory caps a three-year overhaul

By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer With their fans chanting "PLAYOFFS" for the final minutes, Detroit got there for the first time since 1999 after Matthew Stafford threw three touchdown passes in the first half to beat the Chargers 38-10 Saturday.

By Edward Lee / The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE – Disappointment and frustration might have been appropriate words to describe the emotions reverberating through the Ravens defense in the aftermath of Sunday night's 20-point loss to the San Diego Chargers.