The Detroit Lions, the same old Lions, are familiar with facing backup players in games crucial to their postseason fortunes and usually they lose, but Sunday against a Chicago Bears the Lions can prove “SOL” is truly dead.
Week 17 at Lambeau Field, a win and the Lions get the fifth seed and play at the New York Giants, lose and they go to the feared Superdome to face the New Orleans Saints. The Lions haven’t won in Green Bay since I was two and this Lions team seems special. The chips fall Detroit’s way too as the Green Bay Packers have decided to sit Aaron Rodgers in this meaningless game in favor Matt Flynn. It’s all coming up Lions, until Titus Young’s no-brainer touchdown is ruled incomplete and then the unthinkable, Flynn sets the Packers single game passing-yardage record and single game touchdown record in a 45-41 Lions loss. The Lions head to New Orleans and get stomped by the Saints. Continue reading