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John Niyo: Dominic Raiola: Lions their own worst enemy

John Niyo: Dominic Raiola: Lions their own worst enemy

detnews.com Updated Nov 18, 2012
Raiola, the Lions' veteran center, was still in his game pants more than a half-hour after Sunday's 24-20 loss to the Packers at Ford Field. He sat next to his locker stall, his visage an obvious reflection of defeat, but also of disgust and d…
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  • Lions coaches have heated discussion on the sideline in loss to…

    Lions coaches have heated discussion on the sideline in loss to Packers

    yahoo.com Nov 18, 2012
    With 1:13 left in the fourth quarter of the Detroit Lions' 24-20 loss to the Detroit Lions, frustration finally seemed to boil over for a 4-6 team that expected better things this season. The 2011 Lions finished 10-6, grabbed the franchise's first playo…
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  • Bob Wojnowski: That's the way the Lions crumble

    Bob Wojnowski: That's the way the Lions crumble

    detnews.com Nov 18, 2012
    Of all the ways for a season to crumble, this wasn't supposed to be it. But there it was, on explicit display - passes sailing, footballs caroming, even coaches squabbling.
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  • Chris McCosky: Chris McCosky's Four Downs: Matthew Stafford, Li…

    Chris McCosky: Chris McCosky's Four Downs: Matthew Stafford, Lions offense in different time zones

    detnews.com ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    If former Pistons coach Larry Brown did the postgame interview for Jim Schwartz, this is what he would have said: "I don't know what was going on out there with our offense - we played like strangers."
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  • Reality hits hard for the Lions

    Reality hits hard for the Lions

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions sure had the look of a disintegrating team Sunday at Ford Field. Understandable but unfortunate frustration emerged in the latter stages of a 24-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers, one that left them with a 4-6 record, includi…
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  • Rodgers rescues Packers with late TD to Cobb

    Rodgers rescues Packers with late TD to Cobb

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes, including a 22-yarder to Randall Cobb with 1:55 left, and the Green Bay Packers came through with a 24-20 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
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  • Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit:…

    Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 18, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the happiest person you'll ever see on the receiving end of a ball from Cam Newton, to the Cowboys onside kicking in the third quarter, and failing. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, …
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  • Packers come back to win in Detroit

    Packers come back to win in Detroit

    It wasn’t easy for the Packers on Sunday in Detroit. But they’ll take it. Green Bay struggled with penalties and missed field goals and trailed most of the game against the Lions, but in the end an Aaron Rodgers hit Randall Cobb on a 22-yard touchdown
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  • Lions lead Packers at the half

    Lions lead Packers at the half

    After a somewhat sloppy 30 minutes of play at Ford Field, the Lions are fighting for their playoff lives and holding onto a 10-7 lead at halftime over the Packers. Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, who entered the week leading the league in receiving yards…
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  • Packers vs Lions Week 11 Inacitves

    Packers vs Lions Week 11 Inacitves

    lionsgab.com Nov 18, 2012
    Packers: CB Sam Shields, WR Greg Jennings, S Charles Woodson, LB Clay Matthews, WR Jarrett Boykin TE Andrew Quarless, LB Terrell Manning Lions: QB Kellen Moore, DE Ronnell Lewis, S Louis Delmas, OT Corey Hilliard, OT John Fox, DT Corey Williams, WR Bria…
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  • Packers-Lions: Approaching kickoff

    Packers-Lions: Approaching kickoff

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    DETROIT -- Greetings from Ford Field, which welcomed me so kindly I felt competed to document it on our new NFC North Instagram account (kevinseifert_espn), also viewable on Twitter. We've got the list of inactive players for Sunday's game between the D…
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  • Video - Sunday Breakdown: Week 11 01:54

    Sunday Breakdown: Week 11

    Nov 18
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen take a look at two key plays from week 11 of the NFL
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Packers-Lions Recap 01:49

    Sunday Blitz: Packers-Lions Recap

    Nov 18
    Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Packers' 24-20 win over the Lions
  • Video - Lions postgame press conference 03:39

    Lions postgame press conference

    Nov 18
    Lions react following game with Packers
  • Video - Packers Win Fifth Straight 00:39

    Packers Win Fifth Straight

    Nov 18
    Aaron Rodgers threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Packers over the Lions 24-20.

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    Nov 18
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- By late Sunday night there was still no word yet on whether Andrew Luck's mother (or perhaps his father in this case) told him there'd be days like this. But no matter. By the time this one was over, it was well understood that a messa…
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    Nov 18
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  • John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 18
    NFL fans were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving feast of close games, wild finishes and crazy offensive efforts, writes John Clayton.