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Tuesday open thread: Matthew Stafford Appreciation Day

No question today, just celebrate.

CoachSpeak: Chris Greenwood and man coverage

Avoiding the crippling depression of the present and thinking about the Detroit Lions' coverages.

CoachSpeak: The Lions on third-and-short

Examining the triumphs and failures of the Detroit Lions offense in a specific situation.

CoachSpeak: The Ravens run game

What should the Detroit Lions expect from an inconsistent Baltimore Ravens offense on Monday Night Football?

CoachSpeak: Reggie Bush and Joique Bell

A glance at how the Detroit Lions use the respective skill sets of their two excellent running backs.

CoachSpeak: Matt Flynn and the Lions' pass rush

With a short week, here are some short thoughts about Matt Flynn and how the Detroit Lions might get after him on Thanksgiving.

CoachSpeak: The Tampa Bay rushing offense

A look at how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers keep plugging in running backs and having success.

CoachSpeak: Schwartz on the Lions' run defense

The Detroit Lions' run defense has jumped 21 spots in league rankings over the past three weeks. What's changed?

CoachSpeak: Jim Schwartz on the Bears offense

Second-year wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been a big beneficiary in the Chicago Bears' new offense. Let's take a look at what Jeffery brings to the table.

CoachSpeak: Jim Schwartz on the Lions' returners

Let's spend the bye week thinking about the Detroit Lions' mostly ineffective returners and the situation going forward.

CoachSpeak: Schwartz on Bryant vs. Johnson

With the Detroit Lions facing the Dallas Cowboys this Sunday, let's jump on the Dez Bryant vs. Calvin Johnson media bandwagon and see how each team uses its superstar wide receiver.

CoachSpeak: Jim Schwartz on Darius Slay

The Detroit Lions' current rookie and former starter saw some significant action against Cleveland last week. Let's take a look at how he played.

CoachSpeak: Jim Schwartz on Jordan Cameron

A look at how the Cleveland Browns use their most consistent offensive weapon and thoughts on how the Detroit Lions might defend him.

CoachSpeak: Jim Schwartz on the offensive line

Jim Schwartz gave the Detroit Lions offensive line some well-deserved praise following the Week 4 victory over the Chicago Bears. Let's take a look at how Reggie Bush and his blockers complement each other.

CoachSpeak: Gunther Cunningham on Ziggy Ansah

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham had some glowing praise for Ziggy Ansah following his standout performance in Week 3. A look at film should show us what Cunningham was talking about.

CoachSpeak: Schwartz on Washington defense

Jim Schwartz spoke this week about the aggressiveness of the Washington defense. Let's take a look at some of the blitzes they use to attack offenses.

CoachSpeak: Schwartz on Bush and Lions offense

The Minnesota Vikings opted to take away Calvin Johnson in Week 1, and unlike 2012, the Detroit Lions made them pay for it.

CoachSpeak: Jim Schwartz on Lions' defensive line

Jim Schwartz recently mentioned that the Detroit Lions' defensive line will run the same scheme, but with different looks because of the size at defensive end. Here's a peek at what some of those looks might be.