Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/2/13
If the Detroit Lions want to truly change their image of long-time losers, they need to snap the Green Bay Packers historic winning streak against them. Green Bay has won a NFL-record 22 straight games against the Lions in the state of Wisconsin. Don’t be so fast to credit beer and brats for the winning streak though because Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy is an all-time 15-1 against the Lions, wherever the game occurs. If those numbers don’t tickle your fancy, the Packers have won eight straight regular season games at Lambeau Field and 10 straight divisional games at home. Detroit Lions (3-1, 2-0) Analysis: Detroit was downright impressive in a 40-32 win over the Chicago Bears. Not only did it put them at the top of the NFC North, it proved to the country that the Lions are here to stay. Even though they fell to the Arizona Cardinals in week two, it was a hard-fought road battle that they could have very easily won. The Lions are a team charged by their high-power offense. It all...
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