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DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 24: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions watches the clock run down to end the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Tampa Bay defeted the Lions 24-21. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Team Grades: Lions Serve Win To Buccaneers On Silver Platter

The Lions had a great chance to seize control of the NFC North with a home win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Instead, they blew their chance and ended up losing, yielding some particularly negative grades.

11/25/2013

Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions makes a catch and heads up field against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Falter, Losing To Buccaneers 24-21

Matthew Stafford’s fourth interception went in and out of Calvin Johnson’s hands inside the Tampa Bay 5 in the final minute, allowing the Buccaneers to hold on for a 24-21 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–11/24/2013

Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) FILE

Lions Take On The Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Detroit will try to bounce back at home on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have won two in a row.

97.1 The Ticket–11/24/2013

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NFC Update: Teams Averted Catastrophe This Week For First Team Offenses

This week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.

08/26/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Victories Overshadowed By Key Player Losses

Here’s an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries…

08/19/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full Swing

Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.

08/13/2013

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NFC Update: Hall Of Fame Game Opens NFL Preseason

This weekend witnessed its first preseason game, and in no time the bid for the Super Bowl will be well under way.

08/05/2013

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NFC Update: Injuries Sideline Key Players Ahead Of NFL Season

The good news is, arrests and court cases did not dominate NFL news this week. The bad news is that injuries to key players overwhelmed the news cycle instead.

07/30/2013

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NFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL Season

Welcome back to another update of the weeks’ events. Here’s a glimpse at the latest happenings around the NFC…

07/23/2013

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NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFL

Contract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here’s a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..

07/16/2013

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