Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions Game Day Edition

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At the beginning of the season, the Detroit Lions were considered one of the hottest teams in the NFL and a lock for the playoffs after a 5-0 start. However, things have changed over the last month as the Lions have lost three of their last four games–making it seem like they may not be a lock for the playoffs after all.

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Carolina Panthers tight end Jeremy Shockey did not make the trip to Detroit and has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Lions.

It’s not a record of any sort, or even a milestone he contemplated reaching when the Lions took him in the second round of the draft 10 years ago.

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Topics: Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, Dominic Raiola, Jeremy Shockey

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