Lions find way to lose another game

Leave it to the Detroit Lions to find a way to lose Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Matthew Stafford wound up throwing four interceptions and the Buccaneers went on to win 24-21. The Lions were up 21-17 entering the fourth quarter and then allowed an 85-yard touchdown from Mike Glennon to Tiquan Underwood.

From there, the Lions were unable to threaten offensively until near the end of the game. And what should have been a routine catch for Calvin Johnson, which would have put the ball inside the 10-yard line, turned into an interception. Megatron was unable to hold onto a pass, which was dislodged and intercepted.

The Lions were sitting pretty in the NFC North race a couple of weeks ago. Now they're 6-5. The good news? The Bears are also 6-5 and the Packers are 5-5-1.

Somehow, the Lions are still tied for the division lead, even after losing to two sub-.500 teams in back-to-back weeks.

The Bucs, to their credit, are now 3-8 and winners of three straight. Maybe this is something Greg Schiano and the Buccaneers players can build on.

Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider

Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

Upcoming Games

Aug 13th, 4:00 PM

Indianapolis +3.5 -110

Buffalo -3.5 -110


Aug 13th, 7:00 PM

Seattle +3 -110

Pittsburgh -3 -110


Aug 13th, 7:30 PM

Miami +1 -110

Tampa Bay -1 -110


Aug 13th, 8:00 PM

New Orleans -1 -110

Houston +1 -110


Aug 13th, 9:00 PM

Dallas +2 -110

Denver -2 -110


Aug 13th, 10:00 PM

LA Rams +2.5 -110

LA Chargers -2.5 -110


Aug 14th, 4:25 PM

Minnesota +2.5 -110

Las Vegas -2.5 -110


Aug 18th, 8:00 PM




Aug 19th, 7:00 PM


New England


Aug 19th, 8:00 PM

New Orleans

Green Bay


Aug 19th, 10:00 PM


LA Rams


Aug 20th, 1:00 PM




Aug 20th, 1:00 PM




Aug 20th, 4:00 PM


Kansas City


Aug 20th, 7:00 PM




Aug 20th, 7:00 PM

Las Vegas



Aug 20th, 7:00 PM

Tampa Bay



Aug 20th, 7:00 PM

San Francisco



Aug 20th, 10:00 PM


LA Chargers