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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.


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.


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.


CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Alshon Jeffery #17 of the Chicago Bears reacts after not being able to make a catch in the end zone against the Detroit Lions during the second half on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Detroit Lions defeated the Chicago Bears 21-19. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Lions Hold Off Bears With Above Average Performance

The Detroit Lions managed to eke out a road win against the Chicago Bears to take the lead in the NFC North. Here is how they did it.


DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions tries to get around the tackle of Brandon Carr #39 of the Dallas Cowboys during a fourth quarter run at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 31-30.(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

How The Detroit Lions Make The Playoffs

The Detroit Lions are on their bye with a winning record and dreams of the playoffs within their reach. What needs to happen going forward to clinch them a spot?


DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions runs for extra yards after a third quarter catch while playing the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 31-30. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Overcome Turnovers For Improbable Win Over Dallas

The Lions turned the ball over four times, but thanks to some late game heroics they still managed to pull off a victory over the Dallas Cowboys.



Joseph Fauria Surprise Star In Lions Win Over Browns

The Detroit Lions got a big road win against the Cleveland Browns this week. The Lions had Calvin Johnson, but it was Joseph Fauria who had the big day in the victory.


GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 06: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions reacts after a sack by Mike Neal #96 of the Green Bay Packers on third down during the third quarter at Lambeau Field on October 6, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Lions Languish In Lambeau

The Detroit Lions were without Calvin Johnson and on the road against the Green Bay Packers this week. The odds were stacked against them, and Detroit was dealt another loss. Here is some further information on how the Lions performed in the different aspects of the game.


DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 29: Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions runs away from Isaiah Frey #31 of the Chicago Bears for a second-quarter touchdown at Ford Field on September 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Avoid Squandering Huge Lead In Win Over Bears

The Detroit Lions got out to a big lead against the Chicago Bears, but the game almost slipped out of their hands late. Here is a closer look at how the Lions fared in this high scoring affair.


LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 22: Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions scores a touchdown in the first quarter during a game against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on September 22, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

After 21 Attempts Since 1937 Lions Finally Earn Win At Washington

The Lions pulled off their first road win in Washington despite playing without Reggie Bush thanks, in part, to a big day through the air.





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