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9-7, 2nd in NFC North
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Lions have work to do for playoff return

As John Clayton notes, Matthew Stafford's finger injury revealed a number of holes that Bob Quinn must fill. That includes a defense that struggled this year and has several pending free agents. Best set up for 2017 (Insider)

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Eric Ebron's next goal is big: 1,000-yard season

Eric Ebron made significant strides toward being the player the Lions thought he could be when they took him in the first round of the 2014 draft.

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Favorites continue to cruise to victory

The smallest margin of victory in six playoff games thus far is 13 points, while the average is 18.3. Dating back to last season, 12 straight playoff games have been won by the home team. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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Lions need to find the right player on DL

Detroit has some nice pieces on the D-line, but a well-rounded partner-in-crime for Ziggy Ansah is still needed. That could mean an edge-rusher or interior penetrator. Biggest draft need

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Per a source, Anquan Boldin not fined for either unnecessary roughness penalty against Seattle. Haloti Ngata not fined for unnecessary roughness. Tavon Wilson not fined for roughing the passer.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Bob Quinn said decisions on Riley Reiff and Larry Warford are "in the months and weeks to come." Nothing has been decided yet. That's the right side of Detroit's offensive line.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Bob Quinn: Every indication is DeAndre Levy wants to play football. Quinn said he still believes he can play at a high level like he did a few years ago.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Bob Quinn said he probably shouldn't have been as black-and-white on zero tolerance policy on gun issues. Said he should take case by case and did it a lot of research on Andrew Quarless and Orson Charles situations last season.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Bob Quinn said he made the decision to keep Jim Caldwell before the postseason started. He explains his decision to keep him here...

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions GM Bob Quinn said he felt they had a productive first year and nine wins is a good season but not good enough for what they want to do. "Our goals are higher," Quinn said.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions signed LB Brandon Chubb to a reserve/futures deal. He had been on the team's practice squad this season.

Aug 12, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Detroit Lions offensive tackle Taylor Decker (68) blocks at the line of scrimmage against Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Vince Williams (98) during the first quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeCl

Revisiting the Lions' 2016 offseason

Mike Sando initially gave the Lions a B grade for their offseason moves. And after a thrilling run to their second postseason in three years, thanks to a solid rookie class, they've earned the right to merit a similar grade at season's end. Re-grading offseasons (Insider)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The San Diego Chargers announced they have finished their interview with Detroit Lions DC Teryl Austin. He is the sixth announced candidate to interview for the Chargers post. It's the third straight year Austin has had at least one head coaching interview.

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The case for, against Teryl Austin in L.A.

Many believe this is the year the Lions' defensive coordinator finally gets a head coaching gig. But Alden Gonzalez wonders if he'd be the right fit for the Rams, given their more pressing needs for improvement on offense. 10 Rams candidates

Team Stats

Passing Yards256.911th
Rushing Yards81.930th
Points For21.520th
Points Against22.413th

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