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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a fourth quarter extra point anoints the Dallas Cowboys that put Detroit up 31-30 with only seconds remaining at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Finish 2013 Season in Disappointment

A recap of the Detroit Lions’ disappointing 2013 season.

12/31/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 29: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints warms up before his team takes on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Eagles Prepare For Saints Wild Card Battle

Drew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.

12/31/2013

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

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

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

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 19: Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates after defeating the Clemson Tigers 51-14 at Memorial Stadium on October 19, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Jameis Winston The Slam Dunk, Five Others Playing For Second

The Heisman Trophy will be presented Saturday evening in New York City. Winston’s name should be at the top of the list as college football’s most impressive player from the start of the season through the championship games. Everything else after that is purely a guess.

12/12/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions fumbles the ball as he tackled by Mychal Kendricks #95 of the Philadelphia Eagles 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)

Detroit Team Grades: Lions As Sloppy As The Weather In Philadelphia

The Detroit Lions could not overcome the weather and their own mistakes in a tough loss to the Eagles on Sunday. Here is a further look at their disappointing performance.

12/09/2013

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

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 17 : Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions is sacked by Ziggy Hood #96 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter on November 17, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh won the game 37-27. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Team Grades: Detroit’s Defense Lags In Loss To Steelers

The Detroit Lions overcame an early deficit only to see their lead squandered as their defense struggled. Here are the grades dished out to the Lions in their road loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

11/18/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 26: C.J. Barnett #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates an interception against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Ohio Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State Is Going To Pasadena, But For Which Game?

It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.

11/12/2013

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