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ALLEN PARK, Mich. Cheap Barcelona Jerseys Authentic . -- Jim Caldwell could see the Detroit Lions latest win coming last week, well before they beat the New Orleans Saints.In practice, they were embracing productive paranoia, a concept Caldwell has read about in Jim Collins books and apparently passed along to his players.It was just one of those weeks where things were clicking along pretty well for us, Caldwell said Monday. The key is now weve got to do it again.The Lions beat New Orleans 28-13, their seventh win in an eight-game stretch that has dramatically changed the possibilities for this season.Detroit (8-4) has a two-game lead in the NFC North with four games to go, putting the traditionally floundering franchise in a favorable position to win a division title for the first time since 1993. Detroit has a potential tiebreaker over the second-place Minnesota Vikings and hosts the second-place Green Bay Packers in the last game of the regular season.Were not worrying about first place or second place, safety Glover Quin said. Were just focusing in on the next challenge. We came in all week and our focus was clearly on the New Orleans Saints.The Lions seem set up to at least maintain their cushion in the NFC North with a matchup against the last-place Chicago Bears (3-9) on Sunday at Ford Field. Chicago, though, did beat the Lions 17-14 to drop them to 1/3 back when Matthew Stafford was averaging one interception per game.Stafford isnt making many mistakes these days, throwing only one interception over eight games. He set a team record by connecting on 13 straight passes against the Saints.Detroits stingy defense has held four straight teams to 19 or fewer points, including keeping New Orleans more than 17 points below its scoring average. The Lions also became the first team to hold Drew Brees without a touchdown pass on his home turf in 60 games with the Saints. Special teams have been solid, too.Detroit hasnt had a run like this since 1995 when it closed the regular season 7-1 to make the playoffs for the third straight year and the fourth time in a five-year stretch. From 1996 to 2015, the Lions have earned a spot in the postseason just four times.Caldwells steady leadership has helped the Lions bounce back from adversity from within games and season. And now that times are good, he is certainly not going to get caught up in the excitement among a fan base desperate for a winning NFL team to root for in the Motor City. He noted hearing and seeing a lot of Lions fans in New Orleans at his weekly news conference, but insisted he doesnt run into them in or around Detroit simply because of the hours he keeps.When I come in in the morning, there are very few fans that are up, he said. When I go home late at night, there are very few people that are around and most often its only one gas station open in my area. I dont encounter very many people at that time.For the first time, Detroit didnt have to rally from a fourth-quarter deficit to win a game this season, leading the Saints from start to finish. 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NEW YORK -- The contrasting sides to the enigma that is Nick Kyrgios were on full display in his second-round win at the US Open.One moment in the second set, he was laughing to himself for pulling off Roger Federers famous SABR maneuver -- a Sneak Attack By Roger -- on an unsuspecting Horacio Zeballos, creeping forward on one of the Argentines serves to hammer home a return from the T.But it wasnt all fun and games in Kyrgios 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 victory -- the controversial Australian chided a cameraman for getting in too close at the change of ends after he had gone up two sets and a break.Jesus Christ, said Kyrgios as he threw a sweaty towel over the intruding camera lens.Most important, though, was that his prodigious talent was also on show. Kyrgios put on a masterful serving display, firing 27 aces -- two on consecutive second serves to close out the first set -- and winning 94 percent of points on his first serve.The secret behind this powerful weapon? I dont really know, to be honest, he said in an on-court interview postmatch. I just go to the line and serve.It proved to be crucial, with his right hip injury flaring up. Kyrgios had to call for the trainer again and received treatment on court.My serve sort of got me out of trouble tonight, he told reporters. Yeah, it [the injury] was obviously bothering me a little bit. But, you know, Im doing everything I can for it. Im getting a lot of physio for it.It could have gone on a lot longer. Im happy I got off quickly. Just under two hours. Still, a relatively decent match.It was his second match on the new Grandsstand Stadium court, and the 21-year-old seems to thrive in the atmosphere, with the fans so close to the action. Cheap Soccer Jerseys Authentic. At a career-best No. 16, it appears Kyrgios can pose a serious threat here.Guys with big games, guys that obviously can serve well, I think these courts favour them a lot, he added. I feel comfortable playing here. I think Im returning really good on these courts. Ive always felt comfortable coming here.Kyrgios is Australias last remaining singles hope in New York, after Samantha Stosur was eliminated in the second round -- by her own doubles partner, no less.Chinese revelation Zhang Shuai apologised to Stosur for ousting the 2011 champion 6-3, 6-3 in just 70 minutes. The win continued Zhangs fairy-tale year -- she stormed to the Australian Open quarterfinals after losing her first 14 matches at majors.Before the match, I didnt think I could beat her because she was a champion of the US Open and she has very good serve and very good spinning forehand, said Zhang, who is set to crack the top 50. Its very tough to play her. She beat me in the French Open so this gives me a lot of confidence.Stosur will be hoping that forehand is in better shape -- she committed 30 errors on it -- when she reunites with Zhang on Friday for their second doubles match at Flushing Meadows.Shes my best friend. 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