There is a buzz in Motown that hasn’t been experienced since the Pistons and Red Wings ruled the roost years past. The Detroit Lions not only get to play on Monday night, but they also get to take on the Monsters of the Midway-their rivals in the NFC North.
There are some obvious points of contention that will decide the game with the Chicago Bears tonight. The Lions are about a touchdown favorite at the betting windows, but they have been very fortunate with some of the outcomes in their previous contests.
Lions defensive line vs. the Bears offensive line: Michael Vick has insinuated that the officials haven’t protected him the season. Jay Cutler has taken some brutal hits as well. The no name cast of characters will be asked to face the strength of the Lions and the elite of the division. Sometimes ordinary men are asked to do extraordinary things, but the odds are certainly against Chicago in this scenario.
Detroit will undoubtedly bring the pressure. Roy Williams, Johnny Knox,...