Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 1/2/13
For the Detroit Lions, 2012 was the year of incredible disappointment and the anonymous quote.  After a 10-6 regular season last year, the Lions were torn up by the Saints 45-28 in the NFC Divisional game last January.  This season, they fell to a terrible 4-12 and for as many wins as they had, they had as many anonymous detractors making headlines. In two different instances, anonymous general managers (according to Pro Football Weekly) called out the Lions personnel.  Then in December, an anonymous Lion called out Ndamukong Suh and other teammates for not knowing what it takes to win.  And now another anonymous Lions player is calling out the players and head coach Jim Schwartz.  In an interview with Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com, the player painted a pretty broad brush: “I think players first and foremost are at fault.  I also think Coach lost control of the team a little. I hope he comes back. It would be stupid to fire him, but we were an undisciplined team. Most of that is on ...
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