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The smile has rarely left Calvin Johnson's face since he broke Jerry Rice's NFL record for receiving yards in a single season against Atlanta on Dec. 22.
Over their last three home games, the Detroit Lions have been good enough to be ahead of some of the NFL's better teams _ Green Bay, Houston and Indianapolis _ with less than 2 minutes to go.
Ndamukong Suh is going back to the NFL, this time hoping for some leniency.
When Detroit coach Jim Schwartz talks during the week, he's like many NFL coaches _ choosing his words carefully, avoiding controversy and saying little that might motivate an opponent.
For two quarters last weekend, the Detroit Lions looked like the team that set so many standards for NFL futility.
At this time last season, the Detroit Lions were smarting from a controversial loss in their season opener _ and wondering when their franchise quarterback might play again.
The locked-out Detroit Lions seem to be making the best of their situation.
The Detroit Lions have offensive guard Rob Sims under contract for four more seasons.
"(Breaking the 2,000-yard mark) is going to be kind of easy for him," Sims said. "As good as he is, I think it's almost a shoe-in."
"Yeah, he threw the challenge flag, but I think a lot of coaches would've in the same situation because the guy was down," Lions guard Rob Sims said. "As far as his other decisions, people who criticize them should go into coaching if they think they can do better. I think Jim has done a good job by leading us the right way and putting out fires when needed."