Thursday the Detroit Lions celebrated their first win since 2003 in the heralded Thanksgiving Day game, and within weeks they could be celebrating their first division crown since 1993.
Greg Jennings fought a stomach flu all game and was already halfway up the tunnel with what he thought was a victory under his belt when the Minnesota Vikings had to holler at him to get back on the field.
Linebacker Clay Matthews didn’t feel like celebrating after the Packers could only muster a tie with the Minnesota Vikings despite rallying from a late 16-point deficit.
Detroit Lions, division champions?
The quiet in the locker room after the game was almost a respite for the Minnesota Vikings.
Jay Cutler, Mr. Fourth Quarter? The nickname just might stick if he keeps this up.
“I don’t think there was any attempt to injure or things like that,” Schwartz added. “It wasn’t 40 yards behind the play…”
This is why the preseason does not count.
The Calvin Johnson-Reggie Bush duality worked exactly as the Detroit Lions dreamed it would in the team’s regular season opener Sunday.
The Lions overcame a slew of miscues on offense, defense and special teams.