Falcons vs. Lions: 10 Keys to the Game for Detroit

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Falcons vs. Lions: 10 Keys to the Game for Detroit
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The Detroit Lions take on the Atlanta Falcons in Week 16 at home in a contest that will be shown on national television, and there a few keys to the game for us to examine.

There are certain aspects in each matchup that are important, and they will determine whether a team wins or loses.

The Lions put up a putrid performance last week in Arizona, and this week’s game gives them a chance to show that they care and haven’t mailed it in. They have taken national heat all year for their undisciplined play, and the game against Atlanta gives NFL fans across the country another look at the Lions.

A playoff berth is long out of the picture for the Lions, and they are playing for nothing but pride. They are decimated with injuries though, and the game against the Falcons comes at a bad time in the season for Detroit.

This is going to be a tough game for the Lions.

Let’s take a look at the 10 keys to the game for the Detroit Lions.

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