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DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22:  during a pre season game at Ford Field on August 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Think The Lions Are A Long Shot Sunday? Here Are The Top 5 Times Detroit Shocked The Sports World With A Win

I figured by sharing this list, maybe, just maybe the Lions will follow suit and shock the world come Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 01:  Michigan Wolverines head football coach Brady Hoke watches the action from the sidelines during the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Michigan Stadium on November 1 , 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Wolverines defeated the Hoosiers 34-10.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Top 5 Detroit Sports Quotes Of The Week

Brady Hoke hasn’t had fun this season: “It’s been an enjoyable year… No not really.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions looks up at the replay in the second quarter while playing the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Passing Game Still A Work In Progress

Detroit’s defense is ranked No. 1 in the NFL, but the team’s inability to move the ball consistently is becoming a concern.

11/19/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions watches the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals from the sidelines at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Offense Fixable, Explains Why Stafford Only Threw To Tate Twice

Head coach Jim Caldwell noted Monday that there is not one particular area on offense the Lions need to shore up.

CBS Detroit–11/17/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Dominic Raiola #51 and Travis Swanson #64 of the Detroit Lions celebrates the game winning touchdown during the fourth quarter of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Dolphins 20-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Camaraderie Paying Dividends As Lions Invest In Each Other

The current dynamic of the Detroit Lions locker room reminds safety Glover Quin of his last two years with the Houston Texans.

CBS Detroit–11/13/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15:  Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions catches a touchdown pass in front of cornerback Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals in the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Matchup Between Lions WRs, Cardinals CBs Features Some Of NFL’s Best

Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate present quite the challenge for defenses. Patrick Peterson and Antonio Cromartie do the same for offenses.

CBS Detroit–11/12/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes during the fourth quarter of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Dolphins 20-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Stafford, Lions Explain How They Continue To Thrive Under Pressure

“We’d love to be running four-minute offense and taking knees at the end,” Stafford said, “but we’ll take them how we can get them.”

CBS Detroit–11/09/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19: Corey Fuller #10 of the Detroit Lions catches a fourth-quarter touchdown pass against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Greg Shamus/Getty Images)

All Day Every Day, Fuller Strives To Emulate Johnson

“The best thing that [Fuller] has done is that he has taken it upon himself to attach himself to Calvin,” Caldwell said Friday.

CBS Detroit–11/07/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:  Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions tosses his gloves to a fan after a loss to the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Lombardi Explains How Offense Adjusts With Johnson, Bush Back

This week should be a slightly less stressful one for Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi.

CBS Detroit–11/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08:  Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates with Golden Tate #15 after a 35-14 win over the New York Giants at Ford Field on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

One-Two Punch Of Johnson, Tate Poised To Be Even More Potent Than Anticipated

Questions about how defenses should handle the wide receiver duo of Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate produced more questions than answers.

CBS Detroit–11/05/2014

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