Lions Win! Lions Win! OK, Now What?

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Published: September 28, 2009

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... this victory over the Washington Redskins should not be discounted because the Redskins are a bad team.  Remember folks, we were that "bad team" 19 freaking times in a row.

Classy move on Lions Head Coach Jim Schwartz to have the team go back out onto Ford Field to share the victory with the fans.  Schwartz said in his post-game locker room talk to the Lions that they owed something to the community and this win is as much the fans as it is the teams.

So the Lions got a win...and they beat a team they were supposed to beat.  It wasn't pretty but there were some marked improvements.  I didn't actually see the game only some of the highlights and statistics. 

And did my eyes deceive me when I saw the Lions made a nice defensive stop on the Redskins and promptly drove 99 yards for a touchdown?  I don't care who the team you are playing against, that is not a common occurrence.

Kudos to the rookie QB Matthew Stafford who went 21-of-36, 241 yards and ZERO,...

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