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Justin Rogers   | The Detroit News Detroit — Justin Rogers grades the Detroit Lions’ performance in their 37-35 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Quarterback Matthew Stafford gutted it out through a number of injuries, and after putting an early pass in harm’s way, settled down and delivered a solid performance. He finished the day completing 20 of
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Justin Rogers   | The Detroit News The Detroit Lions have already talked to several candidates about the team’s general manager opening. But this past week they talked to former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis about potentially replacing Matt Patricia as the franchise’s head coach, according to a team source familiar with the conversations.  Lewis, 62,
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By Matt Schoch  |  Special to The Detroit News A National Football League game will be played on Sunday at Ford Field. There will be referees there, the stats will matter for the official record and the teams will have uniforms and everything. The Detroit Lions will host the Minnesota Vikings to close a season
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Les Bowe  |  Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia – Eagles fans will no longer be able to take Jim Schwartz’s name in vain when the team’s defense springs a leak. Sunday night’s game against Washington will end the five-year Schwartz era in charge of the Eagles’ defense, a league source said Saturday, confirming an NFL Network report.
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The Detroit News  |  The Detroit News Justin Rogers, Rod Beard, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News predict the outcome of Sunday’s Vikings at Lions game (1 p.m., Fox/WJR 760). ►Justin Rogers: Long out of postseason contention, these Lions are limping to the finish line with a far more interesting future than
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By Matt Schoch  |  Special to The Detroit News Vikings at Lions Kickoff: 1 p.m., Sunday, Ford Field, Detroit TV/radio: Fox/760 AM Records: Vikings 6-9; Lions 5-10 Line: Vikings by 6.5 Matt Schoch breaks down the Lions’ Week 17 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings for The Detroit News: Key matchup LIONS VS. LETHARGY In this
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Justin Rogers   | The Detroit News For the second straight day, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford won’t practice on Thursday, but interim coach Darrell Bevell remains optimistic Stafford will be under center when the Lions host the Minnesota Vikings in Sunday’s season finale.  “You’re going to have to convince me a lot that this guy
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