3 Reasons to Believe the Detroit Lions Miss the Playoffs This Season

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3 Reasons to Believe the Detroit Lions Miss the Playoffs This Season
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Following Monday night's 13-7 loss to the Chicago Bears, the Detroit Lions currently sit with a 2-4 record. Their hopes of making a return trip to the postseason are fading quickly.

There is certainly enough blame to go around the organization for the team's sluggish start, but the leading question is whether or not it is too late for Detroit to right the ship and continue to build off last season's successful campaign.

There are no guarantees in the NFL, so there is still a remote possibility that the Lions can figure things out and make a push toward the playoffs. But the odds are stacked against this young team.

Here are three reasons why Detroit will fall short of the postseason.

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