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Jim Schwartz says streaking Lions haven't arrived

By Larry Lage

Associated Press

Published: Monday, Dec. 27 2010 2:13 p.m. MST

Detroit Lions' Jahvid Best scores a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins during a Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010 NFL football game in Miami. The Lions won 34-27.

J Pat Carter, Associated Press

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz says his team hasn't "arrived" after winning three straight games for the first time in three years.

The Lions overcame a double-digit deficit with 17 points in a 2-minute, 26-second stretch Sunday to beat the Miami Dolphins 34-27.

Detroit previously defeated playoff-contending Tampa Bay and Green Bay, giving the franchise its first three-game winning streak since the first half of the 2007 season and its first in December since 1995.

Schwartz says his players, including offensive captain Dominic Raiola, have to do a better job of dealing with success. Raiola faces NFL and team discipline after being filmed responding to a fan in Miami with obscene words and a hand gesture as he walked off the field.

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