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No reprieve for this “Turkey”

Well, you have the answer to “how low can you go?”. This Lion’s performance almost warranted genuine pity. Except, we’ve seen this act before over and over. Patricia should have a hood over his entire head, not a bandit o face mask for this turkey of performance. In addition to the legacy baggage of feckless […]

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Barf, puke, upchuck, vomit, regurgitate, etc.

No need to elaborate after reading the title. Don’t bother looking at the stats. Nothing to see there but disaster. Key question. How much more abuse can Stafford absorb before a critical injury ends his career? In spite of all premonitions, I’ll watch the Thanksgiving day game. Di-hard to the end. Plenty of ‘Tums’ and […]

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A win in spite of*

Let’s start with a ‘victory’ for the “Silver Sieve” defense effort. They barely managed to hold Washington to under 500 yards of offence, 464 yards specifically. Time of possession was lopsided by almost 11.5 minutes which in perspective approaches a quarter of game playing time. How about blowing another double digit lead starting in the […]

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Welcome aboard the 64th rebuilding train.

Key indicators in the last two games stand out like a bad case of herpes! In the Colt’s game it was time of possession and in the recent Viking’s game it was the lopsided ratio of the ‘running game’. In the Colt’s game, defense deficiencies set aside, you cannot reasonably expect your defense to be […]

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Gift accepted

The win over Atlanta was a display of how two struggling teams keep things interesting. Atlanta had the game as they say, ‘in the bag’ and then they gave the ball back to Detroit’s quarter back who has a history of pulling off miracles within minutes to play. Story book ending for Detroit. Atlanta was […]

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Do not be deceived!

The last two week have been great. The Lion’s did not lose during the ‘bye’ week and won against a terrible team last Sunday. Lion’s history is replete with multiple versions of this scenario through out our 63 years of rebuilding. At this juncture of the season it would be masochistic to even allow a […]

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“Crying time again”

After last weeks’ anomaly, IE a win, our beloved Lions returned to form. Firstly, concede that New Orleans is a good team. But from there our 63rd year of rebuilding is a complete and utter bust. What you ask leads to the defeat? Consider all the stats impacting the game:time of possession, third down conversions, […]

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The end of the beginning, again!

Well, well another re-run and the specter of another year of rebuilding. In the spirit of ‘truth in writing’, I only watched the first quarter and the last futile 8 minutes of the 4th quarter. The entire viewing time was done with the TV on “mute”. The phony ‘crowd noise’ is nothing but an insult. […]

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Help Wanted-apply within

Gentle Lion’s fans, First, by happenstance, I only saw the last quarter of the game while eating dinner in a sports bar restaurant. What a way to generate severe gastrointestinal distress. As we stumble into our 63 year of rebuilding intertwined with all the ‘PC’ ‘BS’, I’ve taken the liberty of posting a new a […]

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Fortress of pity

If any one deserves pity it is the faithful Detroit Lion’s fans. Recent games against the Vikings and Bucs were sordid examples of futility on display. With every season of rebuilding we’re subjected to another attempt to fit a ‘square peg’ of talent into a new/improved ’round hole’ scheme of thinking. Having watched other franchises […]

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