Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 2/11/13
The Detroit Lions' roster makeover has turned disastrous for a Waukesha, Wisc., supplier of NFL team calendars. It was bad enough when the Lions' 2013 calendar debuted with the month of January featuring cornerback Aaron Berry. Berry, you'll recall, was released by the Lions way back in July before training camp even opened following two arrests in less than a month. He's now with the New York Jets. Things only got worse, much worse, for the calendar last week when the Lions released receiver Titus Young and defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch. Young, who missed the final six games in 2012 for disciplinary reasons, is not only the featured player for December, he's also the action photo on the front cover. Vanden Bosch, meanwhile, is Mr. November. Then there's running back Jahvid Best (February), who's still on the Lions' roster but hasn't played since October 2011. Best's career quite possibly is over because of multiple head injuries. The future of safety Amari Spievey (August) is also up in the air. He's an unrestricted free agent trying to come back from a concussion. Kicker Jason Hanson (May) hasn't announced his plans yet for next season while contemplating retirement. Receiver Nate Burleson (March) is currently rehabbing a broken leg that forced him to miss most of the 2012 season. This is truly the cursed calendar. Only five players featured in the calendar are shoo-ins for the Lions' 2013 roster: receiver Calvin Johnson (June), quarterback Matthew Stafford (September), tight end Brandon Pettigrew (July), and defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh (October) and Nick Fairley (April). Still, this story gets funnier. The calendars, which claim to be an officially licensed product of the NFL Players Association, boast a bonus stats page that includes the team's Super Bowl history. Super Bowl history? The Detroit Lions? Hahahahahahahaha. The calendars have been sold locally at stores such as Meijer. They're also still available on Amazon. Once listed at 15.99, they can now be purchased for 1.99. Oh, by the way. The name of that supplier? None other than Perfect Timing, Inc.
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