Lions fumble six times in first 18 minutes in snowy Philly

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Are you wondering if the snow is affecting the Lions today in Philadelphia? Here’s all you need to know: They’ve fumbled six times in the first 18 minutes of the game.

Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford has had four fumbles (all of which the Lions recovered), and running back Joique Bell has fumbled twice (both of which the Eagles recovered), and although the Lions have moved the ball reasonably well considering the conditions, they still haven’t scored.

The Eagles haven’t scored, either, as their hurry-up offense is also struggling on a snowy day.

Whether the Lions can overcome their propensity to turn the ball over, and whether the Eagles can get their offense in a groove, will go a long way toward determining whether anyone can put any points on the board. So far, it looks like it’s going to be a defensive struggle.