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Friday, July 3, 2020

2019 Detroit Lions’ Game-by-Game Predictions

The Detroit Lions 2019 NFL Draft is in the books and that means it is time to have some fun with our ‘Post-NFL Draft’ game-by-game predictions.

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Now, rather than pretending we know more than we do and giving a true breakdown for each game, we will just give a score.

Here we go!

Week 1 – @Arizona Cardinals 

Kyler Murray’s first game.

Lions 24 Cardinals 13

Week 2 – vs. Los Angeles Chargers

Can the Chargers bounce back after a disappointing playoff loss to the Patriots?

Chargers 27 Lions 23

Week 3 – @Philadelpia Eagles

Look for the Eagles to run the NFC East in 2019

Eagles 26 Lions 20

Week 4 – vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Will the Chiefs’ defense be improved enough to get to the next level in 2019?

Chiefs 31 Lions 27

Week 5 – BYE

Week 6 – @Green Bay Packers (MNF Game)

Rashan Gary will play in his first game against the Lions.

Packers 23 Lions 20

Week 7 – vs. Minnesota Vikings

Look for the Vikings to be the top team in the NFC North.

Lions 20 Vikings 17

Week 8 – vs. New York Giants

It will be fun to watch Saquan Barkley in person at Ford Field!

Lions 34 Giants 17

Week 9 – @Oakland Raiders

The Raiders will be a VERY interesting team to watch in 2019.

Lions 30 Raiders 20

Week 10 – @Chicago Bears

Can the Bears offense improve enough to make them serious Super Bowl contenders?

Bears 28 Lions 21

Week 11 – vs. Dallas Cowboys

Personally, I am high on the Cowboys in 2019

Lions 24 Cowboys 20

Week 12 – @Washington Redskins

Dwayne Haskins sighting!

Lions 28 Redskins 20

Week 13 – vs. Chicago Bears (Thanksgiving Day)

Happy Turkey Day!

Lions 17 Bears 13

Week 14 – @Minnesota Vikings

One of the Lions toughest games of the season

Vikings 23 Lions 17

Week 15 – vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Bucs are gonna be BAD!

Lions 33 Buccaneers 23

Week 16 – @Denver Broncos

Thin air will make this a tough game but the Lions will get the win.

Lions 23 Broncos 20

Week 17 – vs. Green Bay Packers

This one will be for the NFC North crown.

Lions 29 Packers 20

As you can see, I have the Lions finishing with a 10-6 record and winning the NFC North in 2019. What do you think?

 

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Don Drysdale
I am a fan of all Detroit sports and LOVE to write about them!

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