Detroit’s Christmas Ruined: Grinch Visits Lions Without Wearing a Striped Shirt

September 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Now that was one tough opening game.
Every new season brings new questions and as Lion fans we sure had a long list of answers we were looking for. From how would the offensive weapons blend with Matt Stafford and Calvin Johnson to how could that secondary hold up my anticipation level matched anything I felt on Christmas eve as a child.
Jahvid Best might be that race track set I wished for and Ndamkung Suh was the pellet gun that would terrorize every bird in the neighborhood.
Of course the last presents I would open were the Secondary and Linebackers, I could only hope this time my Aunt had sent a sweater I could actually wear.
Santa Claus came dressed as a Chicago Bear this year and the match-up seemed perfect. We knew Mike Martz would be an easy touch in his first game and the hints he left like that offensive line had me believing opening day was going to be a nice gift.
Certainly crazy old uncle Rod Marinelli wouldn't play scrooge to my plans.
But ju...

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