Detroit Lions: Let The Youth Movement Begin!


Published: September 25, 2009

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... is loving, but guarded.  She has this huge wall built from past relationships. Although, the guy knows she loves him and wants to be there for him, he also knows she is scared he will hurt her like the men before him.

Well, the Detroit Lions are that guy.

The fans, on the other hand are the heartbroken, love-torn woman who can not let the pain go. We continue to compare every player at every position to their predecessor. Matthew Stafford is compared to Joey Harrington (not fair), Kevin Smith to Barry Sanders (come on) and Calvin Johnson to Herman Moore (a little closer, but 2 years does not a career make). 

I know this should not have to be said, but it's 2009.  These are not your grandfather's Lions team.  Hell, this ain't even your older cousin's Lions team.  There has been a complete changing of the guard in the front office and coaching staff.  Over half of the roster has been replaced.  As much as we love to say "Same old Lions", we can not.


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