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Notes: Lions have the best play-action offense, despite no running game

Matthew Stafford doesn’t need a running game to be effective on play action.

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  • The Detroit Lions may not have much of a running game, but Matthew Stafford is more efficient on play-action passes than any other quarterback in the league:

  • Fresh off his first career NFL touchdown, linebacker Nick Bellore was a guest on this week’s #AskALion. See what he regrets about his first touchdown and what special guest Tahir Whitehead had to say.

  • It’s Buccaneers week. Time to watch Barry Sanders tear up his former divisional foe for Throwback Thursday:

  • Only Antonio Brown is seeing tighter press coverage than Marvin Jones Jr. (and it hasn’t seemed to stop either of them):

  • Just in case you weren’t convinced Darius Slay is having a phenomenal year...

  • Here’s more video of the second attempt to implode the Pontiac Silverdome (h/t: Lions reddit):

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