Detroit Lions Fans: Acceptance of Mediocrity, Apologizing Need to End

December 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There’s a patch of Lions fans that has been turned into a group of apologists. It’s a beaten down cross-section of folks that has come to accept mediocrity as the norm. Theirs is a perspective that is part of what’s wrong with the Lions franchise.
Some of their blather goes like this.
“The Lions were 0-16 in 2008. You have to remember that. This is the best the team has been in a long time.”
It is this kind of outlook that, if it is shared in the executive board rooms in Allen Park, will forever doom the Lions to abject failure.
This is no time for moral victories or sugarcoating. No trips into Spin City.
The Lions must win the NFC North this year and host a playoff game. They must.
Or else, heads must roll—particularly one head.
This is a division that has been handed to the Lions and, if they’re not more careful in the next three weeks, they will fumble it away, like they have so many games this se...

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