1. Debate: Who'll Be the X-Factor vs. New England?

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  2. Healthy Gronkowski Poses Stiff Challenge for Lions' Top-Ranked Defense

    ALLEN PARK -- Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has been the cause of many sleepless nights for defensive coordinators around the NFL , but New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski commands a similar amount of respect...

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  3. Detroit Lions vs. New England Patriots: Complete Week 12 Preview for Detroit

    The Detroit Lions don't have time to lick their wounds, as the New England Patriots aren't known for giving anyone quarter. At least, not without taxing a win for their hospitality...

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  4. Lions vs. Patriots: Breaking Down Detroit's Game Plan

    One week after playing the NFC's No. 1 seed in Arizona, the Detroit Lions head east to play the AFC's top dog in New England. What: Detroit Lions (7-3) at New England Patriots (8-2) When: Sunday, November 23, 1 p...

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  5. Lions Lowdown: Detroit Lions to Simplify Playbook Against New England

    ALLEN PARK — The Lions will reduce the number of plays in the offensive game plan by about 20 percent when they play the Patriots at New England on Sunday...

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  6. Suh Not Worried About Offense's Production, Says Defense Needs to Be Better

    ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions defense has been dominant this season. They rank first in total defense, first in points allowed, first in rushing defense and fifth against the pass...

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  7. Jim Caldwell's Patience with Struggling Offense Grounded in Past Experiences

    ALLEN PARK -- Despite minimal evidence to suggest the Detroit Lions offense will awaken from its near-season-long slumber, coach Jim Caldwell remains calm and confident...

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  8. Matthew Stafford Remains the Unproven Piece of the Lions' Playoff Puzzle

    Back on the very first Monday night of the 2014 season, everything looked to be falling in place for Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford . The former No...

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  9. Three Defensive Backs Work out for Lions

    With the Detroit Lions getting through Sunday's loss to Arizona fairly healthy and not needing a lot of help in certain positions, the workout load was fairly light for Detroit this week...

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  10. Lions Expect Eric Ebron's Role, Impact to Increase Down the Stretch

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  11. Glover Quin: Foxboro Is a 'Weird' Place to Play

    The New England Patriots have more home wins than any team in the NFL since Gillette Stadium opened in 2002.....

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  12. Detroit Lions vs. New England Patriots: What Are Experts Saying About Detroit?

    After a disheartening loss, are the experts still on board with the Detroit Lions as they prepare for the New England Patriots ? Perhaps the better question should center on whether these folks know what they're talking about...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 8 days ago 9,452 reads 21 comments

  13. Matthew Stafford's Tunnel Vision Continues to Hurt the Detroit Lions

    One quip I use often in evaluating Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is that he's got an A-plus arm, but he is only a C-plus quarterback. There are games where he plays at a B or even an A level, and the Lions frequently win those games...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 8 days ago 7,581 reads 49 comments

  14. Calvin Johnson Rests Ankle, with No Mention of Elbow

    As the Lions prepare to head to New England and avoid their first two-game losing streak of the season, receiver Calvin Johnson has once again missed a Wednesday practice due to his lingering ankle injury...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 days ago 75 reads 0 comments

  15. Joique Bell Injury: Updates on Lions RB's Ankle and Return

    Joique Bell has been dealing with an ankle injury, but won't miss the team's Week 12 contest. Continue for updates. Sunday, Nov. 23 Bell Active for Week 12 Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions...

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  16. Joique Bell (Ankle) Misses Practices Wednesday

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  17. Starting OL Warford Begins Rehab, on Course to Return

    Larry Warford spoke for 2 minutes, 30 seconds about the knee injury that has sidelined him for one game, with more to come...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 8 days ago 1,255 reads 0 comments

  18. Julian Stanford Explains His Taunting Penalty

    It was, for a brief second, an emotional overflow for Julian Stanford. He had been named a special teams captain against Arizona .....

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  19. Golden Tate believes Lions are still growing into offense

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  20. Pettigrew Needed Time to Let Injured Foot Heal

    Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew was a surprise scratch from Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals .....

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  21. Bill Belichick: Pats Won't Double-Team Suh Every Play

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  22. Lions Unsure How to Fix Run Game

    Here's the good news about the Lions ' run game: It turned in its third-best performance of the season in Sunday's 14-6 loss at Arizona ...

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  23. Penalties Continue to Be on Rise for Detroit Lions

    The stakes were high when the Detroit Lions faced the Arizona Cardinals , and so was the energy. Julian Stanford got swept up in it...

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  24. The Film Don't Lie: Lions

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  25. Josh Bynes Picking Up Snaps on Defense

    Josh Bynes was languishing on the Baltimore practice squad in September, a player Detroit Lions defensive coordinator.....

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