Struggling Lions feeling the pressure
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By NOAH TRISTER
AP Sports Writer
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- At this time last year, the Detroit Lions were one of the NFL's most refreshing success stories. With a dynamic young roster and a rejuvenated fan base, the franchise was in the middle of a long-awaited breakthrough that ended with its first playoff berth in a dozen years.
That seems like a long time ago now. The excitement of 2011 has been replaced by frustration, inconsistency ...
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