Super Bowl Tale of the Tape: Who Should Detroit Lions’ Fans Root For Sunday?

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Jan 30, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; General view of the Vince Lombardi Trophy and helmets for the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots during a press conference for Super Bowl XLIX at the Phoenix Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

For yet another season, the Detroit Lions fell short of their goal of reaching the Super Bowl, meaning for the 47th consecutive year, the NFC was forced to send another team in their place.

Once again, it’s the Seattle Seahawks who will represent the Lions’ conference by taking on the New England Patriots in Arizona. Detroit hasn’t encountered Seattle since beating them at home during the 2012 season, but the Lions were steamrolled by the Patriots this past November.

Since everyone will be watching the game anyway, who should Lions’ fans be actively cheering for? Today, we’ll provide a hefty roadmap which could help you make that decision before kickoff on Sunday night.

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