Detroit Lions’ Biggest Obstacles to a Postseason Return

May 20, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The last time the Detroit Lions had consecutive playoff appearances, the Internet was just a gleam in Al Gore's eye. Now that goal is squarely in range in 2015.
Detroit brings back 16 starters and all of its specialists from a team that racked up 11 wins and came within a play or two of the franchise's first playoff victory in 14 years. The roster has talent all across the field, with a healthy amount of competition at key positions.
Mayhew is putting together a "No Excuses" type roster this off season this is a team who TALENT wise could go deep in Playoffs #Lions
— Soup Campbell (@LifeAfterTGame) May 13, 2015 Yet it's incredibly hard to maintain success in a league set on providing parity. The road back to the postseason is fraught with challenges and questions that must be answered. Click through to find out what hurdles Detroit must clear next season to play past Week 17.
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