Lions' first-half observations: Fill-ins filling the bill in battle vs. Falcons

Nolan Bianchi
The Detroit News

Detroit News contributor Nolan Bianchi offers his observations after the first half of the Lions game against the Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Grabbing the brass ring

Perhaps one of the most encouraging things about this Lions season is the way that newcomers, backups and third-stringers have stepped up and kept Detroit competitive, even as starters continue to drop.

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