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Opponent Spotlight: Detroit Lions

Check out some information on our week 6 opponent, the Detroit Lions

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vs. DETROIT LIONS (October 15)

LAST YEAR'S RECORD 9-7

COACH: Jim Caldwell (53-43)

DRAFT PICKS:

  • LB Jarrad Davis – Florida
  • CB Teez Tabor – Florida
  • WR Kenny Golladay – Northern Illinois
  • OLB Jalen Reeves-Maybin – Tennessee
  • TE Michael Roberts – Toledo
  • CB Jamal Agnew – San Diego
  • DE Jeremiah Ledbetter – Arkansas
  • QB Brad Kaaya – Miami
  • DE Pat O'Connor – Eastern Michigan

KEY FREE AGENT SIGNINGS:

  • T.J. Lang, G (from Packers)
  • Ricky Wagner, OT (from Ravens)
  • D.J. Hayden, CB (from Raiders)
  • Nick Bellore, ILB (from 49ers)
  • Paul Worrilow, ILB (from Falcons)

KEY FREE AGENT LOSSES:

  • DeAndre Levy, LB (free agent)
  • Larry Warford, G (signed with Saints)
  • Riley Reiff, OT (signed with Vikings)
  • Rafael Bush, S (signed with Saints)
  • Stefan Charles, DT (signed with Jaguars)
  • Andrew Roberts, WR (signed with Falcons)

SERIES OVERVIEW:
The Saints will be seeking to break a three-game losing streak against the Lions in what will be the fourth consecutive season that New Orleans and Detroit face off...Detroit owns a 12-11-1 advantage in the series…The Saints have an 8-5 regular season home record against the Lions and also defeated Detroit 45-28 in the NFC Wild Card Playoff on January 7, 2012.

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