Breaking Down How the Detroit Lions Lost on Sunday in Historic Fashion

December 5, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Detroit Lions found yet another astonishing way to lose a football game on Sunday, but give them credit for changing the script and proving that there is a whole host of ways to lose football games.
It is clear that the Mayans are wrong, and the Lions ability to lose games in a fashion that Hollywood could not dream of has the world centered and right where it is supposed to be.
The defense had harassed rookie quarterback Andrew Luck through three quarters. They were getting constant pressure, especially from the interior of their defensive line, forcing Luck into making bad throws, as evidenced by the three interceptions the Lions had Sunday.
In order to fully understand the collapse, we have to look at the entire fourth quarter to see how it unfolded. Something changed as the Lions went from playing good defense and pressuring Luck to folding like a cheap tent in the blink of an eye.
The Indianapolis Colts ran 33 plays in the fourth quarter, passing on all but...

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