Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The Detroit Lions were the laughing stock of the NFL for a decade.  Two years ago things finally came together and they made the playoffs, only to get pounded by the Saints in the first round.   Last year was a huge step backward.  They battled injuries on both sides of the ball and the team was never able to pull things together and have a winning season. This offseason they've moved on from a lot of players from both sides of the ball.  They've lost starters on offensive line, running back, defensive line, linebacker and corner.  Not to mention the retirement of their best player, Jason Hanson.   So far the Lions have not done much this offseason to build back a winning team.  They must make some big moves in the draft if they want to put together a solid season. Assuming they fill their needs in the draft, here's my first pass at their schedule.  This prediction will change after the draft and as camp starts but, here we go: Minnesota - The Vikings don't have...
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  • Their best player Jason Hansen you do Know that Calvin Johnson And Mattew Stafford are on this team right
  • "Predict the Lions record" in one simple work (dismal).
    Until the current owner dies and they fire the idiot coach that doesnt know the rules as well as my 13 Y/O son, we will not see the Lions go anywhere!
    So much talent has been (Barry Sanders) and is still being wasted on that team it is pathetic.
    New owner and a new coach is the ONLY way (in my opinion) to get us anywhere.
    I have always been and will always be a Lions fan (depressing I know) and just want a winning season.

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