He stayed upstairs for nearly 30 minutes after this miserable meltdown ended, but when Dolphins owner Stephen Ross finally exited his elevator to leave Sun Life Stadium on Sunday, the disappointment had yet to settle.
Detroit, you have an NFL team again. A real, genuine, competitive (!) NFL team. The feeling in the Lions’ locker room after their second straight (!) road victory — third straight (!) win, period — was a huge departure from every postgame scene in the last decade.
A ten point lead with ten minutes to play – that’s what the Dolphins had at home against the Lions. But that wasn’t enough, as the Dolphins surrender 17 unanswered points to fall to the Lions 34-27 in their final home game of 2010.
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.