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Detroit Lions: 3 Questions That Remain Unanswered After Week 1
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There is nothing that reveals the perceived weaknesses of an NFL team like playing a real game against real competition. Sometimes those perceptions are proven wrong and sometimes the play on the field confirms that the problems do exist. The Lions are just like any other NFL team, as their strengths and weaknesses showed in the opening week.

The Lions played a sloppy game against the Rams to open the season. It is difficult to look at the suspect areas of the Lions team because the Rams honestly did not test the Lions weaknesses. The Rams did not go after the secondary, and the Lions running attack went against a team that was banged up at defensive tackle.

This game is not a strong indicator of things to come, but we will look at it and determine whether the Lions answered any of the questions they needed to answer in the first week. Let’s look at what the lingering questions are after the first week of the regular season.

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