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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

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29:  Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings greets Louis Delmas #26 of the Detroit Lions on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Season At A Glance

Best Game: Detroit played to its potential on Thanksgiving, routing the Green Bay Packers 40-10.

97.1 The Ticket–12/30/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29: Jared Allen #69 of the Minnesota Vikings greets head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Listless Lions Turn Their Attention To Schwartz

After his Detroit Lions delivered their final disappointing performance in a season full of them, coach Jim Schwartz lobbied for another chance.

97.1 The Ticket–12/30/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the game against the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Schwartz On Calvin Johnson: ‘He Was Nowhere Near 100 Percent’

“His knee and his ankle, his ankle was an issue last week, and it was an issue all week this week. He tried to contribute what he could.”

CBS Detroit–12/23/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions tries to get around the tackle of Ryan Mundy #21 of the New York Giants during a fourth quarter run at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. New York won the game in overtime 23-20. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Turnovers Ruin Detroit’s Playoff Chances, Drive Late-Season Collapse

“The only team that can beat the Detroit Lions is the Detroit Lions.” Among NFL teams, Detroit ranks as one of the worst in the league when it comes to turning the ball over.

CBS Detroit–12/23/2013

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

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the second quarter of the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Pressure Not Getting To Stafford: ‘It’s Actually Been Pretty Stress-Free For Me’

“We are all doing everything we can to play as good as we possibly can. I’m not different.”

CBS Detroit–12/20/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the second quarter of the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Schwartz Says He Never Considered Taking Stafford Out Of Monday’s Game

“It doesn’t just fall on him,” running back Reggie Bush said. “He takes 11 guys on the football field to protect the football.”

CBS Detroit–12/18/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes down field during the first half against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, MI. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Matthew Stafford’s Slump Has Led To Lions Slipping

Quarterback Matthew Stafford has been in a slump and so have the Detroit Lions.

97.1 The Ticket–12/18/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the second quarter of the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Stafford = Poor Man’s Tony Romo [BLOG]

I was convinced the Detroit Lions had their franchise quarterback in Matthew Stafford following the 2011 season.

97.1 The Ticket–12/17/2013

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