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Justin Rogers   | The Detroit News The Detroit Lions were without four starters during Wednesday’s practice, their first in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. Defensive end Trey Flowers (wrist), wide receiver Marvin Jones (knee), center Frank Ragnow (groin) and cornerback Desmond Trufant (hamstring) were all sidelined.  Additionally, wide receiver Danny Amendola was limited
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The Detroit News  |  The Detroit News Justin Rogers, Rod Beard, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions against the spread for Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season. Detroit +1 at Atlanta Rogers: Atlanta Beard: Detroit Niyo: Detroit Wojnowski: Atlanta More: Lions film review: Breaking down what went right for the
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Rod Beard   | The Detroit News It’s been 13 months since the Lions last had back-to-back victories. That’s thirteen months. That mini-streak came with a pair of three-point wins, over the Chargers and Eagles, in weeks 2 and 3 last season. The Lions followed with three straight losses, so there’s not much evidence that momentum
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Bob Wojnowski   | The Detroit News Jacksonville, Fla. — The Lions were desperate, the straits were dire, the season teetered. Something had to change, and apparently, it’s not that complicated. Hand the ball to D’Andre Swift. Introduce your defense to the opposing quarterback with an occasional blitz. Play Jacksonville. The Lions’ three-part plan worked swimmingly
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Jacksonville, Fla. — Justin Rogers grades the Detroit Lions’ performance in their 34-16 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Quarterback Matthew Stafford wasn’t particularly sharp, placing several throws behind his receivers throughout the contest, but he was good enough to get the job done. His best completions came downfield, including a 48-yard bomb to Kenny Golladay on
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