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It's Do or Die if Lions Hope to Make Playoffs

Matthew Stafford (USPW)

With a 4-5 record, the Lions begin a stretch of home games they must win, beginning on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers -- a fact not lost on many of the team's defensive starters.

ALLEN PARK -- It's now or never for the Detroit Lions. Currently in a four way tie for ninth place in the NFC, the Lions are running out of runway as they attempt to make the playoffs for the second time in as many seasons. One of the teams currently occupying one of the six playoff spots in the conference, the Green Bay Packers, is the team's upcoming opponent, making this a must-win. In fact... Recommended Stories