ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell says he is not taking play-calling duties away from offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi.

Caldwell, though, says he understands why critical questions are being asked Monday one day after his team fell to 0-3.

He has hope the Lions can have success on offense, pointing to how they were ''humming along pretty well,'' in the preseason and early in the season opener at San Diego.

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It won't be easy for Detroit to bounce back and get a win.

The Lions travel to play the defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks next Monday night, then return to host the high-scoring, NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals after a short week of preparation.

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