Are Lions Overrated or Just Slow Starters?

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Are Lions Overrated or Just Slow Starters?
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There are plenty of logical explanations for the Lions' unexpected 1-3 start. The special teams have been atrocious, with four return touchdowns allowed the last two weeks. The defense has been inconsistent, unable to stop running backs Frank Gore and Adrian Peterson on a regular basis. And the offense seems figured-out, with four teams playing the same bend-but-don't break defense, and the Lions digging themselves familiar holes.

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