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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.
Backed by a high-scoring offense, Detroit (3-4) won its first five games and was 6-2 halfway through its 2011 playoff season. Though the Lions rank second in the league in total offense, averaging 407.6 yards, they scored one first-half touchdown in the first six games before finding the end zone twice in the first two quarters of Sunday's 28-24 home win over Seattle.
Still, Matthew Stafford needed to hit Titus Young from 1 yard out for the winning score with 20 seconds left. The Lions' three victories have been by a combined 11 points, with two decided in the final 20 seconds of regulation and the other in overtime.
"That's life in the NFL," coach Jim Schwartz said. "You have to live in the moment. You ...
BEST OF MAXIM
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His name is Titus Young.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A year after giving Mike Thomas a new contract, the Jacksonville Jaguars are giving him a new home.
The Jaguars traded Thomas to the Detroit Lions on Tuesday for an undisclosed draft pick.
The trade makes sense for both sides.
The Lions (3-4) lost receiver Nate Burleson for the season last week, so Thomas gives them depth behind Calvin Johnson...
The Detroit Lions have made one trade before today’s NFL trading deadline with the acquisition of WR Mike Thomas – but could be also looking for some help at the safety position.
Despite an otherwise shaky secondary, Detroit Lions defensive back Chris Houston is quietly turning into one of the league's better cornerbacks.
The Detroit Lions made a trade Tuesday to acquire Jacksonville receiverreturn specialist Mike Thomas in an exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.
The deal is pending Thomas passing a physical with the Lions. To make room on the roster, the club released cornerback Justin Miller.
Thomas, a fourth-round draft pick in 2009, has 13 catches for 80 yards and no touchdowns in seven games...
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