Four Downs: Looking deeper into Campbell's fourth-down conversion decisions

Justin Rogers
The Detroit News

Atlanta — Here are four observations after having a night to ponder the Detroit Lions' 20-16 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. 

First down

During the second half of the game, a colleague pointed out the Lions were on the cusp of setting the NFL record for fourth-down attempts in a single season. And after going for it on fourth down four times on Sunday, the Lions find themselves just three attempts shy of the mark held by 1995 New England Patriots.

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