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DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 30: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions straps up his helmet on the sideline while playing the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on December 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. Chicago won the game 26-24. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions May Be Without Key Defensive Players Against Vikings

The Detroit Lions begin the 2013 season with a home game against the Minnesota Vikings, but will they be without two important defensive players for the occasion?

09/06/2013

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Detroit Lions: What Went Wrong?

The Detroit Lions just finished a disappointing season. Just what went wrong, and what does next season hold for them?

01/01/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions smiles on the sidelines after breaking the NFL single season yardage record formally held by Jerry Rice during the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field on December 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Falcons defeated the Lions 31-18. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Are There Any Positives This Season For the Lions?

It has been an awful, disappointing season for the Detroit Lions. However, there are still a few positive things to take away from the year.

12/27/2012

FAYETTEVILLE, AR - SEPTEMBER 15: Dee Milliner #28 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs the ball against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Razorback Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Crimson Tide defeated the Razorbacks 52-0. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Dealing With A Draft Lacking Elite Defensive Backs

The Detroit Lions are going to have a high draft pick, and the consensus may be that they should take a defensive back in the first round. However, what if there isn’t one worth taking?

12/20/2012

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz talks with NFL referee Walt Coleman during a disputed play during the game against the Houston Texans at Ford Field on November 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Texans defeated the Lions 34-31. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Do The Lions Need To Shake Up Their Coaching Staff?

The Detroit Lions are having a disappointing season, and that can lead to changes on a coaching staff. There is one particular move that they probably need to make before next year.

12/13/2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 4: Head Coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions talks with his team during a game against the New Orleans Saints to score a touchdown at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 4, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated the Lions 31-17. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Are The Detroit Lions Still Making Errors In The Draft?

Matt Millen may be gone, but the Detroit Lions may still be making too many mistakes in the NFL Draft.

12/06/2012

JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 04: A fan of the Detroit Lions cheers play against the Jacksonville Jaguars November 4, 2012 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Do The Lions Have A Limited Ceiling?

The Detroit Lions, like all teams, have goals of making the Super Bowl, but does their road contain greater roadblocks than most teams?

11/29/2012

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Jeff Backus: Over A Decade Of Being Decent

Jeff Backus’ starting streak may end this week, and his career is nearing its end as well. Here is a brief look at the long, but mostly unremarkable, career of Backus.

11/20/2012

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Predicting The Detroit Lions’ Record Going Forward

The Detroit Lions sit at 4-4 at the halfway point of the season. How might their record shake out the rest of the way?

11/08/2012

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Injuries Have Held Detroit Lions Back

A lot of the players who were drafted highly to be key parts of the Detroit Lions’ future have ended up having injury riddled careers. How has this limited where the team is today in terms of their building process?

11/01/2012

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