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Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell made an announcement a few days before playing the Buffalo Bills. “Houston — we have a problem!” Campbell said, while informing his team that James Houston, a practice squad linebacker, was going to get elevated and make his NFL on Thanksgiving Day. “He’s an animal,” Chase Lucas, a fellow rookie,
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There are no morale victories in the NFL, not when so many livelihoods ride on the outcomes of games. But something felt different about the Detroit Lions’ 28-25 Thanksgiving loss to the Buffalo Bills on Thursday. Josh Allen led the game-winning field goal drive with 23 seconds to play. Jared Goff missed an important third-down
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Apple Podcasts | Spotify • Hosts: Shawn Windsor (@shawnwindsor) and Carlos Monarrez (@cmonarrez) • Producer: Andrew Hammond • Editor: Robin Chan • Guest: Tony Garcia, Free Press sports writer • Executive producers: Anjanette Delgado, Kirkland Crawford • Email: swindsor@freepress.com On this episode: Free Press sports writer Tony Garcia joins the guys to discuss all things
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Free Press sports writers give their predictions for the Detroit Lions‘ Thanksgiving Day game against the Buffalo Bills (12:30 p.m., CBS): Dave Birkett The Lions are riding their first three-game winning streak since 2017, and Dan Campbell said he expects an “electric” atmosphere at Ford Field. The Lions can stamp themselves as legitimate playoff contenders
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Buffalo Bills (7-3) at Detroit Lions (4-6) The coaches: Lions-Dan Campbell (12-26-1 overall, 7-19-1 with Lions); Bills-Sean McDermott (56-35 overall, all with Bills). Last game: Lions beat New York Giants, 31-18. Bills beat Cleveland Browns, 31-23. Last meeting: Dec. 16, 2018: Bills won, 14-13. Key matchups Lions CB Jerry Jacobs vs. Bills WR Gabe Davis: Jeff Okudah
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