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MINNEAPOLIS — Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett breaks down the Detroit Lions’ 19-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, and looks at players who helped and hurt their stock Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium: Stock up LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin: Maybin has seen the most extensive defensive action of his career the past three weeks, since the
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Show Caption Hide Caption Detroit Lions fans learning a lot about team with another tough loss Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Jeff Seidel break down the Detroit Lions’ 19-17 loss to the Vikings on Oct. 10, 2021, in Minneapolis. Dave Birkett and Jeff Seidel, Detroit Free Press MINNEAPOLIS — Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell
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MINNEAPOLIS — Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett grades the Detroit Lions in their 19-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Quarterback Turnovers have killed the Lions this season, and Jared Goff has been the primary culprit. Goff committed his sixth and seventh turnovers of the season Sunday, losing a fumble on
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MINNEAPOLIS — He rearranged the recorders in front of him, scratched nervously at the corner of his mouth and looked off into the distance with glassy eyes. For 7 long seconds, Dan Campbell tried to keep his emotions in check Sunday, but after the Detroit Lions lost their second heartbreaker on an improbable field goal
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The Detroit Lions’ already-thin receiving corps is down another weapon. Second-year receiver Quintez Cephus suffered what Lions coach Dan Campbell called a likely serious shoulder injury with 59 seconds left in the first half of Sunday’s 19-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Cephus, who had emerged as the Lions’ top receiver in recent weeks, was
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Free Press sports writer Carlos Monarrez answers three questions about the Detroit Lions’ 19-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday: Was Dan Campbell too conservative? A week after being too aggressive in Chicago, when he went for it and failed on two critical fourth downs, the Lions’ coach learned his lesson and didn’t pass
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Apple Podcasts  |  Spotify  When it comes to looking for their first win of the season, the Detroit Lions aren’t exactly trending in the right direction. A disheartening loss in Chicago against a bad Bears team doesn’t exactly inspire confidence for this week’s road game against the Minneapolis Vikings, who took an early lead on the 3-1
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Detroit Lions secondary coach Aubrey Pleasant learned a valuable lesson from his sideline blowup with cornerback Jeff Okudah last month. “I learned that you don’t want to be clickbait,” Pleasant said Friday in his first public comments since the exchange. “Perception is reality at times. I also learned that I communicate very well and sometimes
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Bobby Price had the worst game of his short NFL career last week. The second-year defensive back was victimized for four passes of at least 20 yards in the Detroit Lions‘ 24-14 loss to the Chicago Bears and benched in favor of undrafted rookie Jerry Jacobs. Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn said Jacobs will see an expanded
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Apple Podcasts  |  Spotify The Detroit Lions are preparing for the worst when it comes to Penei Sewell’s availability for Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, but holding out hope the rookie will be on the field. “Right now, we’re planning on going without him, but if he’s ready, that’d be great,” offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn said
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Apple Podcasts  |  Spotify You can already hear the whispers around Allen Park, the mumblings and the grumblings. Oh-and-17. And this was just from the phalanx of media gathered for Wednesday’s news conference with Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell. Sorry, but enough of us covered this team in 2008 to still be triggered by a winless start
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