Detroit Lions 2010 Draft: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

March 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As I was answering the truly well though-out and engaging comments on my most recent Detroit Lions article, and watched the number of reads climb into the thousands, it struck me that people are honestly hopeful about the Lions again and it's starting to show up on our boards.
For many of us who have been associated with this excellent and appreciated forum for the amateur sportswriter, interest in the team has waned over the last few years, and the number of Lions fans actively participating has dwindled away.
Sometimes it felt like we were talking to an empty room.
I always understood why of course.  It wasn't that fans had deserted the team, it was that there was really nothing to talk about.  It gets depressing talking about futility too much and if you read my wrap-up of the 0-16 season , it has the tenor of a death march.
But then Millen got fired and we all rejoiced.
And then Mayhew got hired and we all groaned.
And then Lions fleeced t...

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