Detroit Lions: The Time Is Now

February 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the recent past, a Detroit Lions fan's favorite time of year was the offseason. Mainly for two reasons: 
They don't have to endure sloppy play and losing seasons. Speculation on who they should draft and what needs to be done to turn the team around.
What will it take to get this team turned around? I'm not talking about the draft or free agency. I'm not talking about coaching decisions or player personnel moves. 
What I want to know is just what will galvanize this team to want to win? 
The New Orleans Saints used the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina to rally the city. Katrina really had little to do with the player moves the Saints made to get to the Super Bowl. But the effect of the fans on the players is what really motivated the team. 
Here they were, downtrodden and basically ignored by our own government, looking for something, anything to rally around. The New Orleans Saints gave them that. And it really started with the first game p...

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