It’s a different Jordan playing a different sport in Chicago, but the Lions should pay extra attention to Bears rookie running back Jordan Howard.
This week’s Monday Countdown starts with the playoff watch in the NFC North, with the first-place Lions and the Packers and Vikings in the two-team chase pack.
Magic numbers needed to clinch a playoff berth and the win-loss records of opponents aren’t where the Lions have their focus.
If the New Orleans Saints have put themselves back in the NFC South race, Drew Brees presence at quarterback makes them well armed to make a run.
No matter where they spent Thanksgiving Day, a high percentage of Metro Detroiters watched the telecast of the Lions-Vikings game.
This week’s Monday Countdown looks at how the Lions have gotten to 7-4 to lead the North, and where those qualities put them in the race to the finish.