Lions hit with dose of reality in loss to Patriots

There's nothing like a matchup with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to provide a little more clarity during the preseason. For the Detroit Lions, it was a bit of a reality check. After solid performances in their first two exhibition games, the Lions went up against the defending Super Bowl champions Friday night and lost 30-28 , but the final score wasn't indicative of Detroit's struggles.

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