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Looking back at the Lions' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles
Looking back at the Lions' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles 34, Lions 20 Strategy: Heavy snowfall forced the Lions to alter their game plan Sunday, as the pass-happy offense tried to use its big offensive line to pound the Eagles with the running game. The Lions ran the ball more than they passed it but they still used three-receiver sets and took shots down the field, as they will likely do indoors on Monday night. The Lions, who run a 4-3 base defense, relied on a four-man rush to generate pressure, especially with a pair of dominant interior pass rushers pushing the pocket up the middle. They also packed the box with an extra defender to stop the run, leaving opportunities for the Eagles to throw downfield against...

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