Magic numbers needed to clinch a playoff berth and the win-loss records of opponents aren’t where the Lions have their focus.
If the New Orleans Saints have put themselves back in the NFC South race, Drew Brees presence at quarterback makes them well armed to make a run.
No matter where they spent Thanksgiving Day, a high percentage of Metro Detroiters watched the telecast of the Lions-Vikings game.
This week’s Monday Countdown looks at how the Lions have gotten to 7-4 to lead the North, and where those qualities put them in the race to the finish.
Nobody on the Lions roster exemplifies more how the Lions have persevered and overcome obstacles than wide receiver Anquan Boldin.
It’s been a season of change for the Vikings, with injuries and a key coaching change, yet they’ve kept themselves in the division race.