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Lions Blow 2nd Straight Game to Fall to 5-2

The Lions were the darlings of the NFL at 5-0 with a pair of record setting comebacks and a convincing win on national television.  Despite the success, the writing was on the wall that the Lions were walking a fine line between success and failure.  They were committing penalties, going three and out, giving up […]

Lions vs. Falcons Preview

The blueprint for beating the Lions has been available since the week 3 win at Minnesota and each team the Lions faced has copied it.  Run the ball, control the clock, don’t worry about the run and defend against the deep pass.  Each team they have faced took a lead into halftime and for several […]

Week Seven Preview: Atlanta Falcons at Detroit Lions

Prediction: I don’t see Stafford/Johnson being able to pull this game out against a much more balanced Atlanta squad.  Turner is going to be tough to stop, plus I think the Falcons need this win more – and it will show.  Falcons 24 Lions 22