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Lions vs. Steelers 2013, Week 11: Detroit squanders chances in Pittsburgh

It was all rolling early for the Lions and their Matt Stafford-Calvin Johnson duo, but some second-half stops by Pittsburgh and a curious fake field goal call resulted in a squandered opportunity to extend their NFC North lead.

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Lions vs. Steelers: Fan Reactions

Our SB Nation writers are sounding off on the Steelers win over the Lions.

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Lions offense dries up in 2nd half, Steelers win

A huge second quarter gave the Lions a halftime lead, but the Steelers defense locked down in the second half and a pair of Ben Roethlisberger touchdown throws handed the Steelers a win.

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Stafford, Johnson flirt with history

The quarterback and receiver were on pace to break single-game records for yardage. Pittsburgh made adjustments, and the Lions ended up losing the game.

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Lions fumble fake field goal

The Lions could have gone up by seven points with a field goal. Jim Schwartz wanted more.

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Lions RB Joique Bell injured against Steelers

Bell has been forced out of the game just before the end of the third quarter.

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Emmanuel Sanders leaves with foot injury

Ben Roethlisberger will be without another offensive weapon.

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Stafford becomes Lions all-time passing leader

Stafford passed Bobby Layne on the franchise's career passing yards list Sunday against the Steelers.

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Ziggy Ansah inactive vs. Steelers

An ailing Lions pass rush becomes weaker without rookie Ziggy Ansah.

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How to follow Lions vs. Steelers in Week 11

The Detroit Lions find themselves in an envious position. Sitting atop the NFC North, they've seen the competition around them suffer injuries at the quarterback position and struggle. There is a narrow window for the Lions to capitalize and build on their lead, but the first step is ensuring they don't look past the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Can Detroit win in Pittsburgh?

After knocking off Chicago, the Lions are in control of the NFC North. Will they be able to win in Pittsburgh and maintain their lead?

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Ansah not expected to play Sunday

The rookie defensive end is still dealing with a high ankle sprain.

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NFL odds: Lions favored over Steelers

Vegas is expecting the Lions to edge the Steelers on the road in Week 11.

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NFL picks: Lions the solid favorite

Most online experts are picking the Lions to beat the Steelers this week.

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