Posted October 31, 2012 on AP on Fox
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 have to win that game. You ...
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