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4 Detroit Lions Who Must Step Up This Week
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The Detroit Lions are no longer undefeated, and that is just fine.

Nobody thought this team was going 16-0, anyway.

So, with a loss under their belt and the dust settling from the scuffle between Jim Schwartz and Jim Harbaugh, the Lions can move on and focus on their opponent this week: the Atlanta Falcons.

The Falcons have alternated wins and losses all season and at this point are coming off a 31-17 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Assuming the Falcons will not accept defeat because of their current pattern means the Lions will have a tough game on their hands.

Here are four players who must step up in order for the Lions to move to 6-1.

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