Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 9/30/12
DETROIT A season that started three weeks ago with such great promise is quickly imploding on the Detroit Lions. Expectations had soared for this historically dreadful organization after a 10-win, playoff season a year ago. But they have already reverted to their old ways, evidenced by Sundays 20-13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field. Desperately needing a victory coming off back-to-back losses and facing four of their next five on the road, the Lions were anything but at their best. It was an alarming performance under those circumstances. The Lions gave up a touchdown on the opening kickoff en route to another slapstick special-teams effort. The supposedly high-powered offense wasnt much better, dropping passes in the end zone, fumbling just when it looked like they were starting to put something together and typically having to settle for field goals when they do get close. Were 1-3 right now because we deserve to be 1-3, coach Jim Schwartz said. It hasnt been bad...
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