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Detroit Lions (0-7)

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L 17-19
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vs. Cin
L 11-34
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L 19-28
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Tricks, but no treat: Lions special teams gambles fall short

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) Dan Campbell emptied the playbook in an effort to get his first NFL victory as a head coach, only to see it fall short.

The Detroit coach saw his Lions successfully execute an onside kick and two fake punts Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. The Lions jumped out to a 10-0 first quarter lead, but were unable to sustain the momentum as the Rams rallied for a 28-19 victory.

"It's frustrating," Campbell said. "We felt like we could get an advantage there and see if we get some possessions back. They helped, but it wasn't enough. We knew we needed to play this game a certain way, and we did that. We needed them to play a little bit more of our game, and a track meet was going to be hard for us.

NFC North Division
Green Bay 610.857
Minnesota 330.500
Chicago 340.429
Detroit 070.000
Full Standings
Pass Yds: J. Goff1773
Pass TDs: J. Goff8
Rush Yds: J. Williams312
Rush TDs: D. Swift3
Rec Yds: D. Swift391
Rec TDs: Q. Cephus2
Int: A. Oruwariye3
Sacks: C. Harris4.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 2341 (20)
Passing Yards: 1790 (12)
Rushing Yards: 688 (20)
Points per game: 18.3 (28)
Yards per game: 334.4 (25)
Touchdowns: 13 (27)
Field Goals: 11 (15)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 2681 (28)
Passing Yards: 1957 (26)
Rushing Yards: 840 (23)
Points per game: 28.6 (25)
Yards per game: 383.0 (25)
Touchdowns: 21 (27)
Field Goals: 15 (30)
Date Player Transactions
10/23 J. Elliott active/prac. squad
10/23 B. Wright active/prac. squad
10/20 G. Allison active/prac. squad
10/18 G. Allison pract. squad add
10/18 N. Robey-Coleman pract. squad add
10/16 G. Allison active/prac. squad
10/16 N. Robey-Coleman active/prac. squad
10/15 S. Brown pract. squad add
10/15 D. Paulo pract. squad del
10/15 C. Ballentine on IR hamstring
Date Player Status
10/24 J. Cabinda hip (Questionable)
10/24 T. Flowers knee (Questionable)
10/24 T. Hockenson knee (Questionable)
10/24 D. Swift groin (Questionable)
10/17 T. Flowers knee (Questionable)
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