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Lions coaches: Ndamukong Suh has game-changing contributions
Dave Birkett – Detroit Free Press
Who’s the Lions’ defensive MVP through seven games?
Defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham was asked that question Friday, and he singled out three players for consistently playing at a high level: cornerback Chris Houston, the mainstay in a patchwork secondary; linebacker DeAndre Levy, who’s playing the best of his career, and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.
Detroit at Jacksonville Preview
Despite a rough start, the Detroit Lions are in position to move back to .500.
The visiting Lions again look to post back-to-back victories for the first time Sunday against the Jaguars, who hope to avoid their second five-game skid in as many seasons.
Detroit Lions matchup: Team holds big edge over Jacksonville on both sides of the ball
Justin Rogers – MLive.com
Lions offense vs. Jaguars defense:
The statistics might be slightly inflated because of the yardage Detroit has racked up late in games against soft coverages, but the fact remains, the Lions are averaging more than 400 yards per contest.
Lions, Jaguars attempt to build on solid games
Mark Long – The Associated Press
Even though they’re last in their divisions, the Detroit Lions and Jacksonville Jaguars are feeling pretty good about themselves right now.
The Lions (3-4) totaled 415 yards against one of the NFL’s better defenses last week. The Jaguars (1-6) held one of the league’s top offenses to a season-low 238 yards.
Both teams would like to build on those performances today.
Tucker used Ford Field blueprints to help complete the 5-by-5 foot Lego version, which includes the field and seats.
Lions wary of lowly Jaguars, regardless of record
Josh Katzenstein – Detroit News
“We were once in that position, and we know how it feels,” Houston said. “We had the mentality of going out and trying to ruin people’s playoffs, and so I know that’s the same thing they want to do for us.”
At 3-4, the Lions’ playoff hopes are still alive, but they’re in last place in the NFC North. A win would bring them back to .500 and give them back-to-back victories for the first time this season.