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Coach Marc Trestman said Cutler will start Sunday at Cleveland after missing the previous four games with a high left ankle sprain.
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'The only team that can stop us from doing what we want to do is the Detroit Lions,' Burleson said.
It was as frustrated and fractious as the team has been all season. The leaders were uncharacteristically unavailable or unresponsive to the media and surly and combative amongst themselves.
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Despite holding all the cards since a Week 10 win at Chicago, the Lions have made it a three-team race to the finish in the NFC North If losing fourth-quarter leads, games and the ball isn't enough to motivate the Lions to correct the many recent errors of their ways, the prospect of the ultimate loss - their jobs - might do it.
Strategy: Heavy snowfall forced the Lions to alter their game plan Sunday, as the pass-happy offense tried to use its big offensive line to pound the Eagles with the running game.
Detroit -- After trudging through the snow last Sunday in Philadelphia, several Lions players did their best Santa Claus impersonation Monday evening.
The snow certainly helped to slow down the potent Detroit Lions passing game on Sunday, but the Eagles defense also did its share of strong work, especially against football's best receiver, Calvin Johnson.
With a steady snow still falling, the Eagles offense received the second-half kickoff and went to work trying to score its first points of the game.
Andrew Luck completed two third quarter touchdown passes to Da'Rick Rogers and LaVon Brazill to close the gap to one score.
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Detroit Lions linebacker Travis Lewis was suspended Tuesday for the final four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Every week, a Detroit Lions coach will make an offhand comment during an interview, and I will spend an inappropriate amount of time dissecting that statement.