Conservative 2nd-Half Game Plan, Mistakes Doom Lions in Loss to Packers

December 4, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The referees didn't beat the Detroit Lions.
One could even argue that the Green Bay Packers weren't completely responsible for their improbable 27-23 win.
Unfortunately, when the Lions look back on this season and think about the ones that got away—presumably while listening to Drake—no loss will stick in their collective craw more than this season-ending blunder. And the reason is simple: The Lions let it slip through their hands.
Yes, the Packers took advantage of Detroit's mistakes and earned a win, but this game would have never been in doubt if the Lions didn't take their foot off the pedal and stick their heads in a certain inauspicious place.
Blocking Is Important
There were more than a few plays that left Lions fans shaking their heads, but there was one particular mental error that probably caused a few concussions in the stands from all of the head-shaking.
Detroit was looking to answer Green Bay's first touchdown with at ...

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