NOTEBOOK: Driskel could be in line for second start

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NOTEBOOK: Driskel could be in line for second start
NOTEBOOK: Driskel could be in line for second start

TAVAI'S INCREASING ROLE In three of the last four weeks, rookie linebacker Jahlani Tavai has played in at least 67 percent of the defensive snaps for the Lions. His season high was Week 7 vs. Minnesota, playing 82 percent of the defensive snaps in that contest. For the season, Tavai is averaging close to 58 percent of the snaps, so we're seeing a consistent uptick in his playing time recently. Veteran linebacker Jarrad Davis played his fewest defensive snaps, by percentage, this season Sunday in Chicago in a game in which he was healthy. He played in 77 percent of the snaps. During a couple defensive drives Sunday, Tavai played the MIKE and made the defensive calls. He ended up playing 67 percent

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