If the Bears fall to Detroit in Week 17, will it be better for the team in the long run? It’s that time of year again Bears fans. No, I’m not talking about making New Year’s preparations and looking forward to a nice long bye week heading into the playoffs. It’s time to look back on what was once a promising season, and hurriedly scramble together a scenario that has the … [Read more...] about Are the Chicago Bears better off losing this Sunday?
The odds makers have predicted that the San Diego vs. Detroit game on Christmas Eve will be even. Norv Turner’s teams traditionally perform at a much higher level during the latter portion of their seasons. This year is no exception, leaving fans of both camps wondering what will transpire at Ford Field. The Lions have a 9-5 record heading into the last two weeks … [Read more...] about Lions Return Home to Face the Chargers
It is true that officials are putting the Detroit Lions players under a microscope after the dirty play of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh? Even if that's true it doesn’t equate to the type of ineptness the team has shown of late. Since a 5-0 start, the Lions have degenerated into 7-5, losing three of their last four. In the 31-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, … [Read more...] about Detroit Lions Stumbling Down the Stretch as Suh Spirals Downward
More than a week removed from the Indianapolis Colts' season-ending 17-16 loss to the New York Jets in a wild-card playoff game at Lucas Oil Stadium, much has been made about why the team did not advance further into the postseason and about what it should do this offseason. A good portion of those discussions has involved Colts coach Jim Caldwell and his questionable … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts Are Right to Stick with Jim Caldwell
And just as quickly as the Indianapolis Colts had risen, they have now fallen. The Colts, who rode a four-game winning streak to the third seed in the AFC playoffs, fell 17-16 to the No. 6-seeded New York Jets in Saturday's wild card matchup at Lucas Oil Stadium when Jets kicker Nick Folk hit a 32-yard field goal as the clock wound down to zero. Just when everyone thought … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts Fall to New York Jets in Playoff Opener