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A Closer Look at the Detroit Lions – Part 2

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In case you haven't heard this anywhere else this week: the Lions haven't won at Lambeau Field since 1991. Unfortunately for Packers fans, Sunday figures to be an excellent opportunity for Detroit to snap that skid. For the Lions, there is a sizable difference between entering the playoffs as the NFC's 5-seed versus the 6-seed. The latter means that, in all likelihood, the Lions will be traveling to New Orleans for the first round of the playoffs, the location where Drew Brees shredded the Detroit secondary en route to a 31-17 Saints victory. To avoid a trip to the Superdome,…

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What We Learned Against the Bears

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Aaron Rodgers must be considered the league's most valuable player this season. Rodgers threw five touchdowns behind a makeshift offensive line against the Bears and added a passer rating of 142.7 to his record-setting composite. Give me another quarterback who can put up that type of performance against a respected Bears defense under the same circumstances. It's true that he has a lot around him, but Rodgers has still been the outright best player in the NFL this season. (more…)

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