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Team Grades: Lions Defense Leads Way To Win Over Packers

The Detroit Lions struggled on offense, but their defense helped them to a victory over the Green Bay Packers

09/22/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: Don Carey #26 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a first quarter fumble return touchdown against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Defense Helps Lions Overcome Mistakes On Offense, Special Teams

“We haven’t arrived,” Lions coach Jim Caldwell said, “but I think our guys, in this particular game, we were headed in the right direction.”

CBS Detroit–09/21/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Defensive Line Dominant Again As Players Embrace Mentality Of No Weak Links

The group has been confident before, but Sunday’s showing against Rodgers & Co. certainly did not hurt.

CBS Detroit–09/21/2014

Corey Fuller #10 of the Detroit Lions catches a second quarter interception behind Sam Shields #37 of the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Stuff Packers 19-7

The Lions (2-1) came into the game with a secondary decimated by injuries, but that didn’t much matter with Rodgers under constant pressure.

97.1 The Ticket–09/21/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 29: Stephen Tulloch #55 of the Detroit Lions fires up the crowd while playing the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on September 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Tulloch Apparently Injures Himself While Celebrating [VIDEO]

Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch has left Detroit’s game against Green Bay in the first quarter after he appeared to injure his knee celebrating a sack.

CBS Detroit–09/21/2014

Caption:BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 24: Strong safety James Ihedigbo #32 of the Baltimore Ravens has a moment to himself before playing the New York Jets at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Ravens won, 19-3.(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ihedigbo Out Again For Lions Against Green Bay

Lions safety James Ihedigbo is inactive and will miss his third straight game to start the season when Detroit hosts Green Bay on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/21/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 8: Rob Bironas # 2 of the Tennessee Titans celebrates after kicking a field goal against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter at Heinz Field on September 8, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Vincent Pugliese/Getty Images)

Former Titans Kicker Bironas Killed In Accident

Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died Saturday night after a car accident near his home, according to police.

97.1 The Ticket–09/21/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29: Kevin Ogletree #11 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball against Shaun Prater #27 of the Minnesota Vikings during the third quarter of the game on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 14-13. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Lions Cut Ogletree, Promote Seisay

The move likely corresponds with a promotion for practice squad cornerback Mohammed Seisay.

CBS Detroit–09/20/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions throws a pass against the Carolina Panthers during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Lions Ready For Matchup With Packers

Although Johnson and Stafford remain one of the game’s most dynamic tandems, the Lions haven’t been able to support them with a consistent running game so far.

97.1 The Ticket–09/20/2014

New York Giants v Detroit Lions

Dan Leach’s NFL Locks: Week 3 “Is The Magic Number” Edition

See DTM’s locks for this NFL weekend and his prediction as the Lions host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/19/2014

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DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21:  Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Packers 19-7.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Vs. Green Bay Packers 9-21-14

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