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Lions notes: Ugly stats from Sunday's loss to Rams

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Things didn't go well for the Lions on Sunday, and they haven't gone well for most of the season.

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  • Against the St. Louis Rams, the Detroit Lions offense looked a lot like it did under Joe Lombardi. First, Matthew Stafford was back to his inefficient self:

  • The Lions offensive line could not keep the defense's best pass rusher at bay:
  • And Detroit could not get Calvin Johnson involved in the game plan at all. His one reception was the fewest in a game since Week 5 in 2014 and his five targets were the fewest he's seen since Week 1 against San Diego.
  • The defense also took a huge step back against Todd Gurley and the Rams:
  • It has not been a fun decade and a half for Lions fans:
  • Let's end on something mildly positive: