The Detroit Lions are in a very tough spot through five weeks of the NFL season, and their outlook is pretty bleak. They have not played very well and have a 1-3 record. They are coming off of their bye heading to Philadelphia for Week 6. The Lions are lucky, as a thrilling comeback in Week 1 gave them their only win. they could be 0-4.
The Lions are in a must-win situation far too early in the 2012 season, a season that certainly has not started the way they wanted it to. They play tough games throughout the rest of the regular season and are in a situation where a loss over the next few weeks causes them to slip too far from playoff contention.
Let's go through the rest of their schedule on a game-by-game basis and break down the matchup to determine what the Lions' chances are of winning each of their remaining games.