One Step Behind the Game: Detroit Lions Are Draft Away From NFL Success

August 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Stand up and praise the Lord; finally, the day has come that sees the Detroit Lions labeled as a decent team in the NFL.
Okay, so the Lions have a number of obvious problems still outstanding, but when it comes to who is the worst team in the entire league, gone are the days of Detroit being Public Enemy No. 1, and now we arrive in the days of the St. Louis struggle.
For the most part, it's been all cheers in the city of Detroit.  The Tigers nearly had a perfect game, the Red Wings are still a strong team, and although the Pistons are arguably a below-.500 team, they do have a future on the horizon.
But more importantly, the Detroit Lions have given this struggling economic area a lift, and has promised them something to smile about in the coming years.
If you were to ask a Detroit fan how they felt about their football team in the present time, I guarantee you they'll give you a rather optimistic answer.
However, it is hard to argue with a team that...

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