1. Detroit Lions: Five Biggest Concerns for Team's Playoff Hopes

    The past few weeks of the season have shown that a playoff spot is never guaranteed. The Detroit Lions started out the season 5-0 and looked to be one of the best teams in the NFL ...

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  2. Detroit Lions: A Brief History of Football on Thanksgiving Day

    On Thanksgiving Day, all the focus is on the three ā€œfā€™sā€: food, family and football. In Detroit, the football part has even more meaning...

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  3. Detroit Lions: Stopping Cam Newton Key to Victory on Sunday

    When the Detroit Lions play the Carolina Panthers this weekend, the Lions will be focused on one player: Cam Newton. Since entering the league, the No. 1 overall draft pick has been an explosive offensive player...

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  4. Matt Stafford Played with Fractured Right Finger Against Chicago

    Prior to the game against the Chicago Bears this past Sunday, Lions' quarterback Matthew Stafford was listed on the injury report as probable with an injury to his right finger...

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  5. Detroit Lions: 5 Biggest Improvements Since Last Season

    Since their last playoff appearance in 1999, the Detroit Lions experienced the worst record in NFL history, going winless in 2008. Finally, in 2010, the Lions began to show some potential of being a good football team...

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  6. Kevin Smith, Leonard Davis and 24 Other Players Work Out with Detroit Lions

    Earlier in the week while the Detroit Lions were on a bye, the organization hosted a workout with prospective players...

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  7. Detroit Lions: Looking Back at the First Half of the Season

    The Detroit Lions came out of the gates strong during the 2011 season, winning the first five games and looking impressive doing it...

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  8. Detroit Lions vs Denver Broncos: Instant Analysis of Detroit's Victory

    The Detroit Lions defeated the Denver Broncos today, 45-10. Here's a look at how the game played out...

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  9. Lions vs. Broncos: Breaking Down Detroit's Matchup Against Denver

    Sunday's matchup against the Denver Broncos presents a very meaningful game for the Detroit Lions . A win against the struggling Denver Broncos (2-4) would go a long way toward ...

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  10. Lions' Playoff Hopes Beginning to Look Less Certain

    Following the 24-13 victory over the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football, the Detroit Lions looked unstoppable. They had just won their fifth game of 2011 and ninth consecutive regular season game overall...

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  11. Five Questions Surrounding the Detroit Lions Going into Week 7 vs. Atlanta

    Last week against the San Francisco 49ers , the Detroit Lions were defeated 25-19 to end their hopes of a perfect season...

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  12. Detroit Lions: Loss to San Francisco Does Not Mean Playoff Hopes Are Gone

    Despite the history of poor football in Detroit, the post game atmosphere following the Detroit Lions ' loss to the San Francisco 49ers brought an unfamiliar feeling to fans...

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  13. Why Jim Schwartz Was Exactly What the Detroit Lions Needed

    Since 1972, no Detroit Lions head coach has left the team with a winning record. The historically bad franchise hit an all-time low in 2008 when head coach Rod Marinelli led the team to an 0-16 season, the worst record in NFL history...

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  14. Detroit Lions Fans Have Shown a New Type of Home Field Advantage

    On Monday night, viewers who turned in to watch the Detroit Lions battle the Chicago Bears saw more than just a football game. They saw a stadium come alive in a way that has never been seen in Detroit...

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  15. Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears: 6 Players to Watch Monday Night

    This Monday, the Detroit Lions will have the chance to improve to 5-0 and make their case to the nation why they are the NFL 's best. To do this, the Lions need to get through last season's NFC North champion, the Chicago Bears ...

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  16. Calvin Johnson: NFL's Most Valuable Player?

    Since 1957, the Associated Press has given the NFL MVP award to the player that is considered the most valuable in the league...

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  17. Detroit Lions: Three Players Who Have Been Overlooked This Season

    As the Detroit Lions continue to emerge as one of the NFL ā€™s elite teams, several players are gaining recognition for their effort in turning around one of the worst franchises in the history of the NFL...

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  18. Detroit Lions: Keys to Victory Over Bears on Monday Night Football

    On October 10, the Detroit Lions will be playing in their first Monday Night Football game since 2001, when they were embarrassed by the St. Louis Rams in a 35-0 defeat. A lot has changed in Detroit since that game almost exactly a decade ago...

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  19. From Winless to Undefeated: How the Detroit Lions Became a Winning Team

    During the 2008 season, a historically bad football team hit rock bottom. The Detroit Lions became the first team in NFL history to lose 16 games in a single season. The whole organization seemed hopeless...

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