Lions take on the Giants at home today. Still need a Bears and probably a Packers loss today, so feel free to discuss the Packers game in here too (they're playing the Steelers in GB).
My hopes are very low. Go Lions though.
Rooting for a Lions win and a better Giants draft pick.
Last week was my first experience really cheering for the Lions - I wanted Megatron to shut that kid up and the Ravens need a year off, anyway. So, now that I've experienced that - holy crap, I don't know how you guys do it.
Anyway, go Lions and shred my G-Men!
(our team is an abomination)
(if you can't beat these Giants, trust me, your season was never going anywhere, anyway)
The Lions lost at home to the Bucs. This team can lose to anyone.
Management may have gotten through to some of the players that flat out quit last week that jobs are on the line, but the Giants can't get around one nasty detail - they suck. This team is not run of the mill terrible. They are atrocious.
But they still are a talented team.
Atrocious is what the Lions have been for most of this decade.
I doubt we'll see a great effort from the Eagles tonight seeing how a win/loss makes no difference if there division race which comes down to a victory next week, so da Bears should have an ez nite
That would put them up a game on the Cowboys.The Bears are going to get steamrolled on the ground.
Tonights game means nothing at all to the Eagles, there focus is on a victory next week vs the cowboys
Win and they still have a one game lead. Plus, they just got smashed by the Vikings. I think it's safe to say that they will come out ready to play.
500 rushing yards, a 63-0 win tonight and a loss to the cowboys next week= no playoffs... Do you get it now?. Win or lose means NOTHING for there division title, which all comes down to next weeks game
It could matter for their seeding though, couldn't it?
3 seed you probably get the 49ers, 4 seed you get the Saints. So the seed could be up for grabs, but still pick your poison.
So, you're saying when a team has a must win game next week they will take this week off? I completely disagree.
will come out lackadasical when they just got curbstomped by the Vikings?
Also, the Bears don't need to win. If they lose they'll still have a shot at the division next week v the Packers. So it's true for both teams.
Actually, if the Lions win out and the Bears lose 1 game, the Lions win the division because of the tie breaker.
i don't disagree, I was just stating the facts. This football season has been hard on combo Michigan/Lions fans. Nothing is ever easy.
It means nothing to Phily as Dallas wins the tie-breaker.
is a good thing.
I know the Cowboys are eliminated if they lose next week (8-8 = no playoffs), period, but is it the same situation for the Eagles or can they get in at 9-7?
If they can get in at 9-7, this is not a meaningless game for the Eagles.
to watch online?
First Row. Always First Row.
I'm convinced I will never see a lockdown Lions secondary.
To be fair with the new rules of the NFL, in addition to more pass first teams, I doubt we ever see a true lockdown secondary for anyone again.
when the team needs it.
I am in full on hockey season mode. I no longer give a shit about the Lions after they choked down the stretch. Same old Lions.
This whole scoring play, commercial, kickoff, commercial routine that the NFL puts on is seriously getting old. Every time someone scores you might as well leave for 10 minutes.
Two losing teams but the one with the worse record will win and keep the team with slim playoff chances out of the playoffs.
So how do the Lions lose this one? 100 yard kick return to end the game?
As a lions fan who would u want to see in the playoffs between bears or packers?
Hell of a play there by Stafford
There's the Reggie Bush we know and love.
Well at least I'm not a cubs fan.
I am a cubs fan.
Classic Lions. Just gotta enjoy the show i guess
Lions have a lot of money at the DT spot more than anything.....DE is still a weak spot and is why the DL doesn't dominate at all. Depending on Willie Young and a rookie on the edge wont get the job done.
Also, dont even get me started on the charmin secondary.
They also need CB's and a #2 receiver.
Hey! Charmin is squeezably soft. The Lions secondary is not so squeezable.
Edit: Though I hope that guy is OK.
No team in sports is more frustrating to watch.
A lot of you guys are probably really fun to hang out with.
Yet another 2nd half collapse.
This is the most gutless team I have ever seen. This team lacks heart and determination.tThey are soft.
It's the first half Quattro.
I think he means 2nd half of the season, but I could be wrong.
Got it. My bad.
Does it really matter? The Lions are a bunch choke artists.
That looked really bad.