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Lions notes: Detroit still ranks sixth overall according to Football Outsiders

Despite the difficult loss, the Lions are still being praised by the advanced metrics site.

Tennessee Titans v Detroit Lions Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images

  • Football Outsiders also called the Titans-Lions game the Game of the Week in terms of clutch performances. In that article, they drop this interesting nugget:

Under Jim Caldwell, the Lions have lost an NFL-high five games with a lead of at least 12 points since 2014 (including playoffs).

  • The Lions hosted Joique Bell for a visit on Tuesday, but haven’t signed him yet. Bell seems eager to play:

  • The Lions made the signing of receiver Aaron Dobson official Wednesday morning. Word is that he signed for the league minimum:

  • It’s been some time since we’ve checked in with SandmanLions. Here are his “Slowlights” from the Lions-Titans game:

  • Sam Martin: Coming to a drive-thru near you: