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1-2, 3rd in NFC North

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions have waived LB Zaviar Gooden, who was promoted from the practice squad Sunday and played 27 of 54 snaps on Sunday. Kind of a surprise considering the Lions LB depth. But it could mean another LB is close to healthy.

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Time to panic about Cobb? (1:42)
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Jim Caldwell remembers Arnold Palmer (0:38)
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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Caldwell called Arnold Palmer a "gentleman's gentleman." Had met him when he was the head coach at Wake Forest.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Jim Caldwell said some issues with run game was blocking up front with OL and TE. Dwayne Washington had better day than Theo Riddick.

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Is Marvin Jones in elite company? (1:32)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Lions snap counts from Sunday's loss, where Theo Riddick had 20 more snaps than Dwayne Washington and Tyrunn Walker played surprisingly few snaps at DT.

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Is Marvin Jones now a top fantasy wide receiver? (1:36)

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All six of Marvin Jones' receptions Sunday came on passes thrown 15 or more yards downfield. Jones joined Antonio Brown and John Brown as the only players in the last two seasons with six such receptions in a game. Matthew Stafford was 6-of-7 targeting Jones 15 or more yards downfield Sunday, and 1-of-4 targeting all others.

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Lions aren't doing well without Anash, Levy (1:04)
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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Detroit Lions defense is missing something without Ezekiel Ansah and DeAndre Levy. It's obvious. Also obvious -- if the Lions can't figure something out soon, it'll be a long season until those two get back.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions CB Nevin Lawson said he did not believe he committed pass interference in the first half that resulted in a 66-yard penalty.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Marvin Jones on his mentality outside one-on-one against a corner: "I'm going to win. 100 percent of the time." He won often Sunday with a career-high 205 yards.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Detroit found some offensive life -- including a clear No. 1 receiver in Marvin Jones -- but the Lions have to be concerned about their defense in a 34-27 loss to the Packers. Aaron Rodgers shredded the Lions throughout the first half and Eddie Lacy ran through them in the second. Injuries hurt, but the trajectory of the defense has to be a concern for Detroit.

Team Stats

Passing Yards312.73rd
Rushing Yards101.016th
Points For26.3Tied-8th
Points Against28.327th

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