Note from Al: Want to write for TWFE? See this post!
Welcome to the...uh, the "No One Saw This Coming Bowl," aka the 4-1 Niners at the 5-0 Lions.
And no, I did not see this coming either. I'm not all that young (inother words, I'm damn old), yet the Lions going 5-0 is something which I've never seen in my lifetime...untill this season, of course. The last time the Lions were 5-0, it was 1956 and Hall of Fame QB Bobby Layne was drinking Detroit dry.
No Lion is drinking Detroit dry this time around (I hope), but it hasn't stopped the team from playing like they are one of the NFL's elite, and plan on staying there.
Lions start with the ball, and end with a 3 and out. Matthew Stafford had Nate Burleson open on 3rd and long...but that pesky strong ass arm got in ther way, overthrowing the wide open wide out.
Niners want to throw on 1st down...BALLBALLBALL! Kyle Vanden Bosch pulls off a triple play! Sack, fumble, and fumble recovery! It was ...