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vs. GB
L 24-31
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@ Ten
L 25-46
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vs. TB
L 7-47
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vs. Min
L 35-37
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Lions hire Dave Fipp as special teams coordinator

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions hired Dave Fipp has their new special teams coordinator.

The Lions announced the move Tuesday night. Fipp held the same position with the Philadelphia Eagles for the past eight seasons, which included the team's first Super Bowl title. In his eight seasons with the Eagles, they combined for nine kickoff and punt return touchdowns, tied for the second-most in the NFL.

Fipp was also an assistant special teams coach with the San Francisco 49ers from 2008-10, and he held the same position with the Miami Dolphins from 2011-12.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xyz-Green Bay 1330.813
x-Chicago 880.500
Minnesota 790.438
Detroit 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Stafford4084
Pass TDs: M. Stafford26
Rush Yds: A. Peterson604
Rush TDs: D. Swift8
Rec Yds: M. Jones Jr.978
Rec TDs: M. Jones Jr.9
Int: D. Harmon2
Sacks: R. Okwara10.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5603 (20)
Passing Yards: 4397 (8)
Rushing Yards: 1499 (30)
Points per game: 23.6 (20)
Yards per game: 350.2 (20)
Touchdowns: 44 (14)
Field Goals: 21 (25)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 6716 (32)
Passing Yards: 4753 (30)
Rushing Yards: 2158 (28)
Points per game: 32.4 (32)
Yards per game: 419.8 (32)
Touchdowns: 65 (32)
Field Goals: 16 (1)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/22 M. Wright signed
1/14 G. Igwebuike signed
1/14 R. McCray signed
1/12 S. Hamilton acquired from waiver
1/6 J. Adams pract. squad del
1/6 T. Brock pract. squad del
1/6 D. Dawkins pract. squad del
1/6 J. Hawkins pract. squad del
1/6 A. Huggins pract. squad del
1/6 K. Martin pract. squad del
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/3 T. Crosby ankle (Out)
1/3 J. Dahl back (Out)
1/3 K. Golladay hip (Out)
1/3 J. Collins Sr. neck (Questionable)
1/3 F. Ragnow throat (Questionable)
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