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Lions notes: Packers writer thinks Detroit could make NFC North run in 2018

It’s not just Lions fans drinking the Kool-Aid.

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  • We get hung up in the Detroit Lions media a little too often or the bigwig national outlets like ESPN or Instead, let’s take a look at the local perspective from one of the Lions’ divisional rivals. Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a nice preview of the Lions and thinks they could challenge the Packers and Vikings for the division in 2018.

  • Want to meet, and bowl with, Golden Tate? He’s holding a charity event that supports veterans in September in Novi, MI:

  • Remember when The Sporting News ranked Matt Patricia as the worst head coach in the NFL? Well, Elliot Harrison of was a little nicer to Patricia, ranking him 24th overall.

  • Marvin Jones Jr. didn’t make the NFL’s Top 100 players of 2018 list, but he came close. He was among 10 players who just missed the top 100, ranking 102 on the list:

  • More quarterback rankings: What do you think? (besides the obvious bias towards Derek Carr):

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