Lions Mailbag: The present and the future

It is now the home stretch of the Detroit Lions season and for the second time in three years, there is a playoff berth to at least pay attention to.

Monday night against Baltimore will have a lot to do with whether or not the Lions will be participating in that NFC party or heading home after a trip to Minnesota in late December.

We discuss that and more in this week's Lions Mailbag, filled with your questions. Have a question for the Mailbag in the future, tweet them with the hashtag #LionsMailbag, or to @mikerothstein or email michael.rothstein@espn.com.

Now, on to your questions.