Found August 13, 2012 on Kissing Suzy Kolber:
The 2011 Lions made the team’s first playoff appearance since the Charlie Batch era in 1999, but were swiftly dispatched by the Saints in the first round. Matt Stafford threw for 5,000 yards and 40+ touchdowns. In any other year, that might have been a huge deal, but Drew Brees was busy breaking single-season passing yardage records. Now the Lions, having solved precisely none of their very glaring issues, hope to improve upon a landmark season for a woebegone franchise. Five Fast Facts About the Lions: - Nate Burleson is allergic to certain brands of Internet browsers. - After being sucker punched by Titus Young during OTAs, Louis Delmas became the official team ***** and is responsible for the sexual satiety of the roster. - Fans of Boise State will be glad to know that Kellen Moore will continue to only be known for his exploits at Boise State. - Tony Scheffler is the person who still watches “Weeds”. - Kyle Vanden Bosch only looks like a white supremacist. He’s really believes...
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