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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 11: Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions catches the ball for a touchdown during the third quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on November 11, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 34-24. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Put TE Pettigrew On IR

The Detroit Lions have placed tight end Brandon Pettigrew on injured reserve, ending his season.

97.1 The Ticket–12/26/2013

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz gives instructions during the overtime period of the game against the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Giants defeated the Lions 23-20.  (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Eager To Make Strong Impression In Season Finale

Lions head coach Jim Schwartz, however, did not share any concerns about his job security.

97.1 The Ticket–12/26/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 15: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions looks for a pass during the first half against the Cleveland Browns of a preseason at FirstEnergy Stadium on August 15, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Stafford Takes Heavy Blame For Lions’ Fall

“I feel like I’ve made some good plays, but the bottom line is winning and losing games.”

97.1 The Ticket–12/25/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Dominic Raiola #51 of the Detroit Lions sits on the steps with a coach after the Lions lost in over time to the New Yrok Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Giants defeated the Lions 23-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Lose Playoff Hopes Thanks To Poor Offense Against Giants

The Detroit Lions played another atrocious game at home in a loss to the New York Giants. Here is another set of deserved, critical grades of the Lions.

12/23/2013

Head coach Jim Schwartz looks on while playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Instant Reaction: This Is And Should Be The End For Jim Schwartz

When it comes to the Lions and their head coach Jim Schwartz , what transpired today and over the past six weeks has shown that all the good that Schwartz has done in his five-year run is overshadowed by the bad by as big of a swath of horridness .

97.1 The Ticket–12/22/2013

Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes down field during the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions Must Beat Giants To Have Shot At Playoffs

The Detroit Lions are facing a “make it or break it” moment after throwing away control of the NFC North race.

97.1 The Ticket–12/21/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: Bryce Brown #34 of the Philadelphia Eagles avoids getting tackled by Chris Houston #23 of the Detroit Lions on December 8, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Detroit Lions 34-20. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Houston May Be Back For Crucial Game Against Giants

The Lions have to win their final two games to have any playoff hopes. Which banged up players may be able to play against the Giants this Sunday?

12/20/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens runs for a first down as C. J. Mosley #99 of the Detroit Lions attempts makes the tackle during the second quarter of the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NFC North No Longer In Hand For Lions, Need Help To Make Playoffs

“This is a setback for us,” Bush added. “This one hurts.”

12/17/2013

ETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Tackle Corey Hilliard #78 of the Detroit Lions hangs his head on the bench during the final seconds of the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions Kicked Out Of Playoff Race

Even though the Lions kept the Ravens out of the end zone, they still managed to lose on Monday Night Football thanks largely to the big leg of Justin Tucker. Here are some grades dished out for Detroit after this disappointing loss.

12/17/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: A general view of Ford Field.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DTM’s Monday Night Football Preview: Ravens v. Lions

Detroit welcomes a Ravens team that has somehow, someway, found ways to win over the past two weeks

97.1 The Ticket–12/16/2013

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