Lions pull out all the stops to win season finale vs. Packers, lose out on No. 1 pick

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The Detroit News

DETROIT — The Detroit Lions emptied out the playbook in the season finale, scoring long touchdowns on a pair of trick plays. But the team needed a late scoring drive and subsequent defensive stop to put away the Green Bay Packers in Sunday’s season finale, 37-30, at Ford Field. With the victory, the Lions (3-13-1) secured the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft. A loss would have landed Detroit the No. 1 pick, after the Jacksonville Jaguars’ 26-11 upset of the Indianapolis Colts. The Jaguars are 2-14. After coughing up an 11-point edge to the Packers, who had pulled many of their key starters at the h…

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