Lions' Mediocrity Is 'Exhausting and Infuriating' -- Jeff Seidel

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"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in."
-- Michael Corleone, "The Godfather: Part III"

Al Pacino as Michael Corleone in "The Godfather: Part III" (1990),

Perhaps there's no better statement when it comes to the Lions. When you want to give up on them, they pull you back.

Detroit Free Press columnist Jeff Seidel writes of his frustration:

I’m so tired of the Detroit Lions.

The way they keep messing with your emotions.

The way they won three of their first four games, generating all kinds of false hope and enthusiasm.

The way they lost three in a row, which felt like a giant dose of reality.

The way they can look so bad against the Cleveland Browns and then end up with a deceiving 14-point win, 38-24.

It’s exhausting.

And infuriating.

And frustrating.

Read more:  Detroit Free Press

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