Detroit Lions: Beating Miami Dolphins on the Road in Pictures

December 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Detroit Lions have done the seemingly unthinkable by winning three straight games, and two consecutively on the road in the "southern peninsula."  Taking the "road field" advantage in southern Florida is serendipity indeed for this road-weary Detroit Lions fan.
Once again, the Detroit Lions proved to the rest of the NFL that the opponent must stay battle-focused for 60 minutes or more if they are going to beat the former "OwenXVI Champions" from the 2008 campaign, a season growing more distant in the rear-view mirror by the moment.
The Detroit Lions received solid contributions from tight end Brandon Pettigrew and wide receiver Calvin Johnson.  And even though Chad Henne had a higher completion percentage than Lions' second-string quarterback Shaun Hill, it was actually Henne's "lack of accuracy" that doomed the Dolphins to their seventh loss at home on their 2010 season.
The Dolphins hadn't lost two games consecutively during the 2010 season, but that chan...

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