Lions vs Raiders: 6 Things We Learned from Detroit's 28-27 Win

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Lions vs Raiders: 6 Things We Learned from Detroit's 28-27 Win
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How appropriate that the Detroit Lions would choose a game against the Oakland Raiders to "Just win, baby."

All things considered, this might have been one of the Detroit Lions' worst games all year. But in crunch time, they pulled out huge pass after clutch play and crawled back after what should have been a back-breaking fumble for a touchdown with just over seven minutes left in the game.

But it wasn't. The Lions drove back and systematically picked apart the Oakland secondary twice in the latter half of the fourth quarter, with Calvin Johnson spearheading the comeback.

And that brings to mind a lesson from a couple of months ago...

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