Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 9/15/13
Today the Lions take to the road for the first time in the 2013 regular season to face what is probably going to be a desperate Arizona team who’s looking to avoid an 0-2 start. And believe me the Cards know the numbers, teams that start the season 0-2 have about a 12% chance of making the playoffs over the last 20 years. This game will feature high profile match ups as superstars of the NFL are set to square off; Calvin Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Reggie Bush and Patrick Peterson. Arizona is in the same position as Detroit, both teams are looking to climb up in a tough NFC and shed their images as NFL laughing stocks. Arizona however has had some recent success a few years ago with Kurt Warner and a Super Bowl run but in turn regressed the day he retired. This season the Cardinals went out and hired Bruce Arians (formerly the offensive coordinator of the Colts and architect behind the Steelers as well as Big Ben) to replace Ken Whisenhunt as head coach. Arians was also brought in to...
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