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

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Some teams back into the playoffs. The Lions just kicked down the door and flexed.

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The Detroit Lions clinched their first playoff berth since 1999 in convincing fashion, jumping on the San Diego Chargers for 24 first-half points and finishing strongly as well.



The Detroit Lions looked like a different team on Saturday against the San Diego Chargers; they looked like the Lions that we watched play for the first two months of the season. Detroit didn’t have a good finish to November with a Ndamukong Suh suspension and critics, including myself, questioning the quality of gamesmanship occurring in the motor city.

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Christmas came early at Ford Field. The Detroit Lions beat the San Diego Chargers and became the fourth NFC team to qualify for the playoffs.


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The defense was playing the prevent all day long. One game after Greg Manusky came up with a brilliant gameplan, he comes out with that awful output!

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Topics: Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers

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