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Avoiding history: The Lions already made history last week by running their record to 0-15. This week Detroit will try to avoid writing a new chapter in the history books by becoming the first team in NFL history to finish the season at 0-16.
Will the [Lions](/teams/detroitlions/profile?team=DET) finish the season without a win? Why can't the [Packers](/teams/greenbaypackers/profile?team=GB) hang on to late leads? [ **What are your thoughts?**](/gamecenter/fanfeedback?game_id=29772&displayPage=tab_fan_feedback&season=2008&week=REG17)
Rookie rushing milestone:Lions running back Kevin Smith leads the team with 884 yards and seven rushing TDs. The third-round pick out of Central Florida will likely finish the season as the sixth rookie in franchise history to lead the club in both statistical categories. Last week he ran for 111 yards against New Orlenas and now faces a Green Bay defense that has given up 133.9 yards per game on the ground this year.
Did you know?
Lions rookie DE Cliff Avril has three sacks and three forced fumbles in his last five games. ... Lions kicker Jason Hanson is the only player in NFL history to make more than six field goals from beyond 50 yards without a miss in a single season. ... In Week 2 against the Lions, Packers defensive backs Nick Collins and Charles Woodson each returned an interception for a touchdown.