Detroit Lions Need to Learn How to Win at Home


Published: July 20, 2009

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... years to have something to really be proud of.

Some fans can point to the 1990s where the Lions made six of their last 10 playoff appearances, winning only once.

Is the only thing we can hang our hat on is the 1991 38-6 dismantling of the Dallas Cowboys? Don't get me wrong—I always like a beat down on the Cowboys in any decade.

The new coaching staff is fighting a lot of negative history. True, there are a lot of new players on the Lions. But with the media and blog sites, there is always someone there to remind them...say isn't that a song?

But I digress. The current roster is going to have to overcome some serious hurdles. First and foremost, they have to learn to protect their home turf.

Since 2000, the Lions have a home record of 27-46. Teams have a very high chance to win when coming into Ford Field. How embarrassing is it, when I see the few rare nationally televised games, to see more opponent team colors in the stands than Lion colors...

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