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Tale of the tape

Lions

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz gives instructions during the overtime period of the game against the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Giants defeated the Lions 23-20.  (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images) (credit: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions

Minnesota Vikings

Tale Of The Tape: Detroit Lions At Minnesota Vikings
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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Giants At Detroit Lions

    While the Giants and Lions first played in 1934, these two teams rarely get together. This will be their second meeting in Detroit since 1997.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens At Detroit Lions

    The Ravens have not looked like the team that won the Super Bowl last year, as they are struggling to hold on to the sixth and final playoff spot in the AFC.

  3. Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images) (credit: Brian Cleary/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Detroit Lions At Philadelphia Eagles

    The Lions were in some trouble on Thanksgiving Day, having lost their previous two games and trailing the Packers 10-3. That’s where Matthew Stafford said enough, and he took the Packers apart.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Green Bay Packers At Detroit Lions

    After Aaron Rodgers injured his left shoulder against the Chicago Bears in the Week Nine Monday night game, the hope was that he would return to the lineup for this Thanksgiving Day game at Detroit.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Tampa Bay Buccaneers At Detroit Lions

    The Bucs finally joined the ranks of the victorious when they defeated the beleaguered Dolphins in their Week 10 Monday night game, and that matchup showed that Mike Glennon can do a decent job if he gets time from his offensive line.