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TIM AND MIKE: Week 15 observations

Amendola, C-notes: With eight catches for 102 yards, Danny Amendola had his third 100-yard receiving game of the season Sunday. It's only the second time in his career that he's had three games with 100 yards receiving or more. He also did it in 2013 with the Patriots. He finished that season with 54 catches for 633 yards. He has 58 catches for 641 yards with two games left. – Mike O'Hara

Flowers pressure: Defensive end Trey Flowers was all over Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston Sunday. It didn't result in any sacks (he was close a few times), but he totaled five pressures. The rest of the team had seven pressures combined. He also hit the Bucs signal caller three times. After a slow start, Flowers has been terrific over the last two months. Through 14 games, he leads the team in pressures (34), quarterback hits (12) and sacks (7.0). – Tim Twentyman

Souvenir: Rookie running back Wes Hills trotted to the sideline carrying the football with him after scoring his first of two TDs. Sunday's game was his first as a pro after being signed from the Lions' practice squad to the active roster. He later scored a second TD, also on a one-yard run. – Mike O'Hara

Cover issues: Winston passed for a career-high 458 yards Sunday with four touchdowns and a passer rating of 124.9. A defense doesn't give up those kind of numbers without having some bad coverage statistics. In all, Winston had a 100.0-plus passer rating when throwing at six different Lions secondary or linebacker defenders: Amani Oruwariye (158.3), Will Harris (158.3), Rashaan Melvin (140.8), Tracy Walker (129.6), Tavon Wilson (118.8) and Jalen Reeves-Maybin (118.8). – Tim Twentyman

Suh boos: It wasn't a resounding reaction by Lions fans, but there were some boos for former Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh whenever he made a play or had his name called at Ford Field. Fans apparently haven't forgiven him for signing with the Dolphins as a free agent in 2015 after four seasons with the Lions. The reaction diminished as he game went on, which was to be expected. – Mike O'Hara

No change: Sunday's loss didn't improve Detroit's 2020 draft standing. They're still currently set to pick No. 5 with two games remaining. Cincinnati (1-13) holds the No. 1 pick, followed by the New York Giants (3-11), Miami (3-11), Washington (3-11) and then Detroit (3-10-1). – Tim Twentyman

Century mark: Kicker Matt Prater finished Sunday with a field goal and two extra points to reach 100 points on the season. Prater and Ravens kicker Justin Tucker are the only players to record 100-point seasons in each of the past five seasons. Prater is only the fourth kicker with nine 100-point seasons since 2008. – Tim Twentyman

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