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In the Detroit Lions’ Week 13 loss to the New Orleans Saints, Schwartz’s team was a failure in just about every way imaginable, and as the losses continue to pile up, that failure is starting to define the Lions in a number of ways.
It’s a reasonable concept until the Lions found themselves here, losing for the fifth time in seven games: a 31-17 defeat to the New Orleans Saints, buried as much by a blizzard of foolish penalties as Drew Brees’(notes) bombs. This club is an undisciplined mess, seemingly unaware of time and situation.