Nov 11, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure (25) dives during the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at the Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Lions 34-24. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE

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Eighth different secondary won’t make Lions’ task any easier
Chris McCosky – The Detroit News

It’s one thing to patch together a makeshift secondary against a quarterback like Jake Locker, Christian Ponder or Russell Wilson.

It’s quite another to put one of those patchworks on the field against Aaron Rodgers.

Welcome to Gunther Cunningham’s nightmare.

2013 Detroit Lions NFL draft watch — Week 12
Justin Rogers – MLive.com

Each Saturday morning, during the college football season, we’ll highlight a handful of prospects with locally televised matchups who could be a fit for the Detroit Lions in the 2013 NFL draft.

On Paper: Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers
Jeremy Reisman – Pride of Detroit

The Green Bay Packers are in town this week as the Detroit Lions look to rebound from their poor performance in Minnesota. The Lions now sit at 4-5, with a putrid 0-3 record in the division. The Packers are hitting their stride and have now won four straight. They’ve yet to drop a divisional contest, though they have only played an NFC North foe once. The Packers are modestly favored by three points, but the common consensus is that this will be an easy win for them.

Packers search for another NFC North win in Motown
Sports Network

The Green Bay Packers have notoriously been a tough team to beat coming off of their bye for nearly two decades. A meeting with the underachieving Detroit Lions may just be icing on the cake.

The Packers visit the Lions this Sunday looking to record a fifth straight victory and extend their winning streak over NFC North opponents to nine games in a row.

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