The bye week makes for a quiet Sunday around Michigan, and Ford Field may be empty, but that doesn't mean there's been a lack of news about the Detroit Lions this week. Our links segment pulls everything together, and provides updates on what the Lions are doing during the bye, special teams and includes positive news about a major injury.
- Though many Lions (including Matthew Stafford) might be vacationing a bit this weekend, they're not happy with a 1-3 start, which has left a bitter taste heading into the bye week, according to Carlos Monarrez. —Detroit Free Press
- Some better news on the injury front. Louis Delmas, who's been nursing his knee injury for the first four weeks of the season, returned to practice this week. Delmas claims he could have practiced sooner, but the team was taking no chances, and prefers to have him at full strength for the rest of the year. —Detroit Free Press
- One of the most controversial figures heading into the bye was Lions' special teams coach Danny Crossman, who has come under plenty of fire recently due to his group's poor play. Crossman vows his unit will improve as he plans to "teaches better." There. Now everyone can take a deep breath and feel better. —Detroit News
- John Niyo of the Detroit News noticed something that everybody has been noticing lately. The offense has been lifeless, and is in need of a big jolt. Niyo gives some thoughts on other ways the Lions can get their high octane offense in gear in this article. —Detroit News
- Dave Dye of FoxSportsDetroit.com examines some potential reasons why the Lions have struggled to this point, especially after things seemed to come so easy last fall. —Fox Sports Detroit
- Last fall, Whitney Houston made a brief stop in Detroit and took in the Lions/Falcons contest, watching from Ndamukong Suh's suite. Mike O'Hara of DetroitLions.com talked to Suh about this event, and got his thoughts on Houston's sudden death. —DetroitLions.com
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