Scanning the Savanna: What They’re Saying About the Detroit Lions’ Win

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The NFL’s own website billed it as Good vs. Evil, and as Ndamukong Suh said after the Detroit Lions blitzed, battered and mocked Tim Tebow, “Evil prevails.”

Many of the most staunch of the Broncos’ season-ticket holders, the orange-and-blue die-hards, remained in their seats until the final minute of Sunday’s 45-10 loss to the Lions, their arms folded and their faces scowling.

Three weeks ago, those same fans were screaming in delight despite defeat, energized by a rousing fourth-quarter comeback led by quarterback Tim Tebow.

Some kind of catastrophic breakdown in coverage led to this first quarter touchdown by Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young(notes). The closest people to Young wearing Denver Broncos orange are fans. So Young decided to join them.

ying to frustrate. The Lion almost sorrowfully conceded that he wasn’t compelled to talk smack this time.

“It’s hard doing that to someone who shows you as much respect as he does,” Vanden Bosch said.

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