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Hold on to Hope Detroit Lions Fans, It’s All You’ve Got These Days

September 30, 2010   ·   John Farrier   ·   Jump to comments

For all of the things the 2010 Detroit Lions are not (namely, a complete football team), there have been occasional moments of serendipity for die-hard Lions fans, those adept at finding the “silver lining” amidst the darkest of billowing clouds.
I think most fans have heard of the “up trend” being displayed by the Detroit Lions defensive line, perhaps now at its most popular since the days of Doug English and Al “Bubba” Baker of the Silver Rush.
Detroit Lions fans are gluttons for punishment given as a whole, and most dismiss the reality that the 1990s were the team's most consistent decade for reaching postseason play.  Lions fans cheer for the underdog, because the legacy of the Detroit Lions has been largely that since the franchise’s last NFL championship in 1957.
Would you be surprised to know that the Detroit Lions offensive line is ranked 10th-best in the National Football League?  That was definitely an eyebrow...

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