Scanning the Savanna: What They're Saying About the Detroit Lions' Loss

Scanning the Savanna is a daily feature that brings fresh Detroit Lions and NFL related content to your fingertips each morning. Grab a cup of coffee and let’s scan the savanna together.

There are few things more satisfying than seeing a bully exposed as a fraud. And when the bully gets hopping-up-and-down mad about it, and keeps trying to act tough, yet keeps getting exposed, well, that’s just straight-up comedy.

Matthew Stafford spent most of Sunday afternoon throwing in the general direction of other players, except for a few times when he threw absolute lasers to gentlemen who happen to play for the other team. I don’t know how he missed them. The Bears were all dressed in traffic-cone orange. I thought they might ticket him for passing recklessly through a work zone.

This is what we want from our NFC North football, isn’t it? We want two hard-hitting teams bashing heads, before the whistle and after, for 60 minutes. We love it when weather conditions affect the game. We live for all-out brawls that reduce our heroes to raw gladiators.

And despite a lull by the Bears’ offense, the defense scored two touchdowns and forced six turnovers by the Lions, one more than they had conceded in the previous eight games

Like what you see? Give SideLion Report a “like” on facebook, become a follower on twitter, or grab our RSS feed.

Tags: Chicago Bears Detroit Lions NFC North

comments powered by Disqus