Jaguars TE Thomas could match up well against Lions

JACKSONVILLE (2-7) AT DETROIT (5-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Lions by 6

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jaguars 3-5-1, Lions 4-4-1

SERIES RECORD - Jaguars lead 3-2

LAST MEETING - Lions beat Jaguars 31-14, Nov. 4, 2012

LAST WEEK - Jaguars lost to Texans 24-21; Lions had bye, beat Vikings 22-16 on Nov. 6

AP PRO32 RANKING - Jaguars No. 30, Lions No. 12

JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (26), PASS (13)

JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (29), PASS (4)

LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (27), PASS (18)

LIONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (18), PASS (18)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Meeting of two teams that have never been to Super Bowl. ... Jacksonville WR Allen Robinson has 19 TD catches since 2015, tied for most in league. ... Jaguars' Julius Thomas leads NFL TEs with 33 TD catches since 2013. ... Jacksonville has failed to score TD on opening possession in 23 straight games, longest current streak in league. Jaguars have 17 punts, three FGs and three turnovers in that stretch. ... Jacksonville has not had takeaway in last five games, tied for longest drought in league since 1970 merger. Jaguars are NFL-worst minus-14 in turnover differential this season. ... Detroit QB Matthew Stafford has 11 TD passes and one INT in past five games. ... Lions' Theo Riddick leads NFL RBs with 115 receptions since 2015. ... Detroit WR Anquan Boldin leads team with five TD receptions and is one of four players in league history to have five TD catches in single season with four different teams. ... All nine Lions games this season have been decided by seven points or fewer. In every game, Detroit has been trailing or tied at some point in final two minutes of regulation. ... Lions have lost one fumble this season, fewest of any team. Fantasy Tip: Lions have had issues covering tight ends all year, so Thomas should be major threat in red zone.

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