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Lions notes: More on Sunday's win over Vikings

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Lions notes looks at various tidbits from Sunday's win over the Minnesota Vikings.

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  • LaAdrian Waddle had to be carted off the field on Sunday because of a knee injury. There's no word yet on just how bad the injury is, but this doesn't sound promising: At this point, it would be a surprise if Waddle returns during the regular season, so it looks like Cornelius Lucas will step in as the Detroit Lions' starting right tackle for the rest of the year.

  • Ashlee Palmer (quad) and Mohammed Seisay (hamstring) also got hurt on Sunday.

  • Remember how a few Lions players landed on the injury report last week because of an illness? It turns out Matthew Stafford got sick as well, although he didn't miss any practice time because of it.
  • Billionaire Warren Buffett attended Sunday's game in a No. 90 Lions jersey. Buffett was there as a guest of Ndamukong Suh, and he said that he wants Suh to re-sign with the Lions. Well said, Mr. Buffett.

  • At one point on Sunday, the cameras captured an interesting exchange between C.J. Mosley and Suh on the bench. It looked like Mosley said, "Don't go, baby. Don't go." This didn't make a ton of sense considering Mosley is also a free agent and may not be back next season, but the context of the exchange explained everything: In other words, Mosley was just playing along with the fans.

  • Speaking of the fans, they really brought it on Sunday. On a related note, the Lions went 7-1 at home this season, and they would have went 8-0 if their kicker hadn't melted down against the Buffalo Bills.

  • Matt Prater has really stabilized the kicker position for the Lions.
  • The Lions have been outstanding this season when it comes to forcing interceptions.
  • The Lions' safeties have had a big role in the increase in interceptions, and I wholeheartedly agree with what Glover Quin said after Sunday's game: