(Eds: With AP Photos.) By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer As one of just six NFC teams with a winning record, the Detroit Lions' solid start has put them in a position to have a successful season.
The Lions (3-2) haven't dropped two straight games and hope to keep it that way at Cleveland (3-2) after losing on the road to the Green Bay Packers.
''The best thing we can do is not let one loss turn into two,'' running back Reggie Bush said Wednesday. ''We knew what was at stake last week, so now our sense of urgency has to go up.''
The motivated Lions might have to play without All-Pro receiver Calvin Johnson again. Johnson didn't practice Wednesday, three days after being inactive in a loss at Green Bay because of an injured right knee.
''Whether he gets back on the practice field or not, the determination may not even come until Sunday,'' Lions coach Jim Schwartz said.
Bush said it's hard to replace what Johnson does for Detroit's offense, but the team is getting ready for Plan B in...