Detroit Lions: What You Need to Know Heading into Week 16

December 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Detroit Lions head into the final two weeks of the 2013 NFL season in desperate straits. Losers of four of their last five games, the Lions no longer control their own playoff destiny. 
Monday night's agonizing loss to the Baltimore Ravens drops the Lions to 7-7. After beginning Week 15 on top of the NFC North, Detroit now finds itself in third place.
Team Record Points For Points Against Division Record Chicago Bears  8-6  406  391  2-3 Green Bay Packers 7-6-1   353
 362  2-2-1 Detroit Lions  7-7   362
 339  4-1 Minnesota Vikings 4-9-1   363  425  1-3-1
Detroit's playoff hopes are down but far from out. The Chicago Bears travel to Philadelphia for a Sunday night date with the Eagles. The Lions can attest that going to Philadelphia is no picnic.
The Green Bay Packers host the dangerous Pittsburgh Steelers. With Aaron Rodgers' shoulder still questionable...

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