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Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith didn't try to cast his team's 26-24 win over the Lions at Ford Field on Sunday as anything more than what it was -- a game that kept his team's slim playoff hopes alive. Those hopes died later in the afternoon when the Minnesota Vikings beat the Green Bay Packers 37-34 and knocked the Bears out.
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The Lions' current five-game losing streak eliminated them from playoff contention, leaving the opportunity to build momentum for the 2013 season as the team's sole focus over their last three games. To win, Detroit must correct key issues that have plagued the team in recent weeks.
 
 

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