Jahvid Best, Detroit Lions’ Defensive Line Take Some Sting out of 0-2 Record

September 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Detroit Lions-Philadelphia Eagles game took a bit of a toll on me, in case you missed it.
A second straight week of near-miss comeback attempts was almost too much for me to take, and I went on a tirade, both here and on Twitter (self-promotion FTW).
The worst part about the loss was how hard I tried not to believe it. To illustrate, here is the exact transcription of the text messages I sent to my fiancee (who made me promise to give her systematic game updates while she was at work) yesterday afternoon.
4:05 PM: Eagles just converted 3rd and long. And there's a TD. 35-17. That ought to do it.
4:12 PM: The good news is, your Fantasy team is crushing. Best just scored another TD.
4:15 PM: 4 minutes left. Game's over, barring a HUGE miracle.
4:28 PM: Lions pulled within three points, 1:50 left. Still need an onside kick, though.
4:32 PM: 1:30 left, one timeout, only need about 25 yards to get into Hanson's FG range for the...

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