Lions vs. Buccaneers: 6 Things We've Learned from Detroit's 27-20 Win

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Lions vs. Buccaneers: 6 Things We've Learned from Detroit's 27-20 Win
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Same old Lions.

The Detroit Lions are exactly like last year, travelling to Raymond James Stadium and beating the playoff-hopeful Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

What's different? Matthew Stafford threw for over 300 yards and three touchdowns instead of having a front-row seat to the game, and the Lions moved to 1-0, not 4-10.

Both teams took turns looking shaky and unstoppable, but ultimately, the Lions held on for the win. In the grand scheme of things, it's one win.

But these are the Lions we're talking about, and one win is a big deal for a team that has been hyping about the 2011-'12 playoffs since last December.

What else does it mean, for the Lions or the Bucs?

Well, for starters...

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