Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE One of the finer things of a new NFL season is that all 32 teams have hope.  The Oakland Raiders have hope. The Buffalo Bills have hope.  The Jacksonville Jaguars may or may not have hope.  Linebacker Stephen Tulloch’s hope in his Detroit Lions may never be higher. Tulloch suffered from chronic knee tendinitis in 2012, but is feeling healthy and ready to go.  He’s excited about the defense, which improved with the additions of safety Glover Quin and defensive linemen Jason Jones and Israel Idonije and the return and maturation of safety Louis Delmas and linebacker DeAndre Levy.  Just how pumped up is the eight-year veteran about the 2013 Lions.  They’re going to the playoffs. “This team is a playoff team. You guys come out here every day, you see what’s going on. We just got to put it together.” Aside from the additions, Tulloch went on to say that some of the subtractions have also added value to the team.  And he didn’t mince words in doing so. “We got ri...
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