Detroit Lions 2010 Preseason 2.0 Version; The Questions Mayhew Needs Answers Too

November 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two and Six.
Whether that's a disappointing or expected record, it adds up the same. These last eight games have all the meaning of a preseason schedule.
The cold hard fact is that in the NFL, if you are not in playoff contention, you are in rebuilding mode. Think that's tough? Wait until the Lions get good. Just ask New England or Pittsburgh fans what happened last year; good teams are either winning Super Bowls or rebuilding.
The Super Bowl was not in the discussion for the 2010 Detroit Lions, but making the playoffs was certainly a goal this team had at the start of the year. However, after two wins over eight games and now the apparent season ending injury for Matt Stafford, their playoff chances can best be summed up by the famous Jim Mora Sr quote.
So where does that leave the Lions right now?
Eight games left to play and other than a miracle finish or a complete tank job by the team, the record over those eight games really has little meaning. The only r...

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