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Wild Card Woes

Ok, so I suppose I finally needed to write my reflections on the wild card loss. What pains me the most was not necessarily the bogus ref calls but the fact that we were so close to a playoff win and a divisional round fixture with the Seattle Seahawks. Because of time-zones, the game wouldn’t […]

last month by Paul Mather
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Lions Wild Card Week: Counting down to Sunday

The Lions’ second playoff game in 15 years And, the Lions haven’t won a playoff game since 1991. There is a real chance to do something special this Sunday. We will have had two chances to do something special on the road this end of season/post season, and here’s hoping we can pull off one […]

January 2015 by Paul Mather
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Why Sunday means so much

As Jim Caldwell so rightly puts it, and as a player should think, this Sunday’s game is just like any other game. But as a fan, and potentially as a team, it means so much more. As a Lions fan, I have endured years of ribbing from my mates. The Lions have, more seasons than […]

December 2014 by Paul Mather
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Detroit Lions secure their 2014 season playoff spot

By virtue of the Washington Redskins upsetting the Philadelphia Eagles, the Detroit Lions are playoff bound and have secured at least the no. 6 seed in the NFC. There is still a lot to play for the Lions to play for, with the Lions having a mathematical chance to secure even the No. 1 seed. […]

December 2014 by Paul Mather
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Lions’ Week 16 Playoff Scenarios

So, heading into the main part of week, here are the Lions’ playoff scenarios: Detroit clinches NFC North: 1) DET win + GB loss The Lions travel to Chicago for its first road game since the Patriots in week 12. The team is focused on getting done what it needs to get done. Green Bay […]

December 2014 by Paul Mather
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Lions pull out win number 10

With a 3-game win streak, the Lions have moved from 8 to 9 to 10 wins, and have now equalled their 2011 win count. With the Packers dropping the ball against the Bills, it meant beating the Vikings would propel themselves to the top of the division. However, despite what happens next week, the Lions […]

December 2014 by Paul Mather
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Only 3 regular-season games left….

So here we are, only 3 games left in the regular season and a final home game beckons for the Lions…. Everything has looked good the last two weeks as the offence has gotten back on track albeit against lesser opponents than the Cardinals and Patriots. The team’s new approach to look at just one […]

December 2014 by Paul Mather