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Caputo: Three Things That Standout About The Detroit Lions 2013 Schedule

By: Pat Caputo

1. Green Bay on Thanksgiving. The last couple times the Lions played Green Bay on Turkey Day, they were routed. Will this season be different? It always seems to be a turning point of the Lions’ season.

2. A Monday Night Football game against the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field. Despite a 4-12 record last season, the Lions still have maintained their marquee value because of stars such as Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford and Ndamukong Suh.

3. The Lions have a four-game stretch in late October and early November in which they play Cincinnati and Dallas at home, and Chicago and Pittsburgh on the road. It is the key stretch of the season.

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