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Old 03-15-2008, 03:12 PM    (permalink
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As reported on ESPN News Jon Kitna has made the same statement as last year.


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yeah maybe if they start Stanton.

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If they can improve their defense enough, he could be right.
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If they can improve their defense enough, he could be right.
its possible but they need dline and oline. i just think its rather dumb of him to be so bold, when theres no guarantee he'll even start for them next year.

its like David Carr telling the world we're going to repeat as Super Bowl champions.
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Well he is optimistic...if he says it after every season eventually its gonna happen someday right? I dont think he realizes that he is on the lions

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Well I expect that they'll draft a back in round 1 or 2 and become a more balanced team without Mike Martz ruining their offensive philosophy. That should result in a lot less pressure on the O-Line and Roy and Calvin at WR to take the safeties out of the box resulting in a balanced high powered offense. The defense is gonna suck again though, so I think they will around 7-9 games this year, especially in that weak division. Considering they started 6-2 last year, 10 wins is definitely not out of the question.
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Well I expect that they'll draft a back in round 1 or 2 and become a more balanced team without Mike Martz ruining their offensive philosophy. That should result in a lot less pressure on the O-Line and Roy and Calvin at WR to take the safeties out of the box resulting in a balanced high powered offense. The defense is gonna suck again though, so I think they will around 7-9 games this year, especially in that weak division. Considering they started 6-2 last year, 10 wins is definitely not out of the question.
if they can't block it up front, the rest doesn't matter. they need to shore up that oline.

especially when the rest of the division will pose some formidable dlines this upcoming season. The Bears and Pack will have great dlines, and the Vikings are a DE away from having a great one as well.
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Home: Chicago, Green Bay, Minnesota, Jacksonville, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Tennessee and Washington.

Away: Chicago, Green Bay, Minnesota, Atlanta, Carolina, Houston, Indianapolis and San Francisco.
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I dont think they have gotten any better. The Oline is bad. They need to fix that first.
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depending on their offseason, i can see them winning 6 games. they have a tough division, and play the AFC South? Doesn't sound like a winning combination for a team with the worst defense in the division and worst oline in the division. that usually doesn't win 8 games, let alone 10.

buuut, i will reserve total condemnation until after i review their draft.
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They've got a chance...but i think they are more of an 8-8 team next year.

But with that said, if they can land a premier RB, and some solid o-line players...i wouldnt be shocked if it happened. If they drafted a Mendenhall, Nicks etc...in the first 2 rounds, that gives them a good shot IMO.
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I doubt they do win 10 but the NFC north is a crap shoot right now, they'll probably make the playoffs before they win 10.
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I wish I had the effort willing to find the data, but I think any Detroit Lions fans will agree, their defense plays much better at home. Considerably better. I'm positive the stats bear it out, at least in terms of forcing turnovers.

On the road, they are prone to disasters like the losses to Team Sweden (Philly in their alternate unis) and Washington. Good thing for them the Colts game is at the Luke.
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With that schedule, I can really and truly only see them winning 7 games.
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didn't he also say after the Giants game that the better team had lost?

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They only have a chance of winning 2-3 games this year... Those teams are Falcons, 49ers, and Texans.
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I think some people are really overrating the Lions, which is weird to say. We are definitely going to be a worse team this year than last, and the schedule is tougher. We'll go 3-13 or 4-12 in my opinion. Looking at that schedule now, I only see about 7 winnable games. And let's be honest, the Lions only win 25%-50% of their winnable games. We won't get nearly as lucky again this year (sweeping Chicago, stealing one from Tampa Bay, coming oh so close to beating the Giants).
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