Hoping to avoid 0-16 infamy
A loss would install the Lions in their very own NFL Hall of Shame as the league's first team to go 0-16 in a season. They're already the first to go 0-15. A win, of course, would be better, allowing Detroit the dubious distinction of becoming the ninth franchise to finish a season 1-15. **More ...**
The team announced plans Friday to make eight percent of their 55,000 general-seating, season-ticket packages cheaper next season and to not raise prices for the rest.
Details on the reductions will be determined before invoices are sent in February.
Detroit was 0-8 at Ford Field this year, losing by an average 22 points to break a league record.
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