New England Patriots

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions sacks Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins during the first quarter of the game at Ford Field on November 09 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Dolphins 20-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions’ Stingy Defense Faces High-Scoring Pats

The Lions, tied for first in the NFC North with Green Bay, have given up more than 20 points just three times and never more than 24. Opponents have averaged 15.6.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16: Quarterback Drew Stanton #5 of the Arizona Cardinals talks with defensive tackle C.J. Mosley #99 of the Detroit Lions on the line of scrimmage in the fourth quarter of the NFL game at University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals won 14-6. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

No-Huddle Offense Of Patriots Could Make Substituting Tricky For Lions

The pace of the game could factor heavily into which unit – the New England offense or the Detroit defense – finds success Sunday.

CBS Detroit–11/21/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22:  during a pre season game at Ford Field on August 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Think The Lions Are A Long Shot Sunday? Here Are The Top 5 Times Detroit Shocked The Sports World With A Win

I figured by sharing this list, maybe, just maybe the Lions will follow suit and shock the world come Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions watches the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals from the sidelines at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Stafford Improving, Team Working To Keep Him Clean

Caldwell said that, while it might be difficult for people outside the team to notice, Stafford has steadily gotten better this season.

CBS Detroit–11/20/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 16:  Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots scores a touchdown against Vontae Davis #21 of the Indianapolis Colts during the fourth quarter of the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Caldwell On Gronkowski: ‘He Creates All Kinds Of Problems For You’

At 6-feet-6 and 265 pounds, Gronkowski constitutes a matchup nightmare.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 16:  Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots signals a first down against the Indianapolis Colts during the third quarter of the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Lions Not Intimidated As Tough Test Looms Against Tom Brady-Led Patriots

At the suggestion the Lions might be intimidated by New England’s estimable list of assets, Lions safety James Ihedigbo balked.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 16: Jonas Gray #35 of the New England Patriots celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Patriots Win With Strong Passing, Running, Defense

Need a quarterback to throw for four touchdowns or a running back to rush for four?

97.1 The Ticket–11/18/2014

Photo Credit: Mary Turner/Getty Images

Patriots Apologize For Retweeting Racial Slur

If you have a Twitter account, you have to make sure you always read what you have typed before you send it out to the public.

97.1 The Ticket–11/14/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 02: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots passes the ball during the third quarter against the Denver Broncos at Gillette Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Brady Outplays Manning In Patriots’ 43-21 Victory

“Brady’s Better!” the crowd chanted midway through the fourth quarter.

97.1 The Ticket–11/03/2014

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tom Brady Breaks Facebook By Posting Young Photo Of Himself Wearing Celtics Gear [PHOTO]

Tom Brady really has figured out how to dominate in everything he does.

97.1 The Ticket–10/29/2014

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