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Notes: Former Lions Lomas Brown, Kyle Vanden Bosch named 2018 Hall of Fame candidates

The Lions have two former players as candidates for the 2018 Hall of Fame class.

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  • TJ Jones was honored by former Lions receiver Nate Burleson in his “Toe Drag Swag” segment for Week 1:

  • Football Outsiders released their drive stats for Week 1. Bolstered by four turnovers, the Lions actually had the best average starting field position of all 30 teams who played. Also, they scored the sixth-most points per drive.

  • The Lions’ Super Bowl odds remain stagnant despite their big win over the Cardinals on Sunday:

  • Matthew Stafford is pretty dang impressive:

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