According to one sports betting oddsmaker, the Packers are favored to win the regular season finale.
- How much of the public opinion is riding on the Packers’ momentum over the Lions right now? Well, they’re already one-point favorites in Week 17’s matchup in Detroit according to Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
- The Lions added another wide receiver to their practice squad to fill the vacancy left after the Saints poached Corey Fuller:
#Lions have signed WR Andrew Turzilli to the team’s practice squad. pic.twitter.com/EJ5D7D2VqY— Detroit Lions (@Lions) December 20, 2016
- Friend of the site—and the PODcast—Ty Schalter, had a nice breakdown of how the Giants managed to slow the Lions offense.
- If you’re still in the denial stage of grief, here’s a stark dose of reality:
Sorry, #Lions fans it's won't happen.— Michael Rothstein (@mikerothstein) December 21, 2016
Straight from Calvin Johnson's mouth: "I'm not coming back, man." More here:https://t.co/Yc6pCdXAVR
- Andy Benoit, who does a great job breaking down film of every game on Twitter, had a few good things to say about the Lions during their game with the Giants:
#Giants Film: #Lions run D stiffened as game progressed. Levy stood out a bit.— Andy Benoit (@Andy_Benoit) December 21, 2016
#Lions #Giants Film: Ansah flashed explosive power as a pass rusher a few times, including on his sack.— Andy Benoit (@Andy_Benoit) December 21, 2016
He also had plenty of bad things to say, too.
- Want to know what Pride Of Detroit looks like during a loss? Seahawks’ site Field Gulls took a look at what this site, and others, looked like during Week 15’s crucial moments.
- Stafford fell out of our top five in the MVP watch. He’s also a pretty big longshot to win the award by Vegas odds, too:
Stafford's MVP odds, via Bovada, took a bit hit this week. Went from 4/1 to 16/1.— Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) December 21, 2016
- Taylor Decker had an interesting comment about the struggling Lions running game, saying, “When you get out there in the game, you can't go rogue and do something crazy.”