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Detroit Lions are heading into rough seas

Prior to the start of the 2022 season, Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell made a comment about being able to “tread water” and eventually “burying” the other team.

“Like, to me, it means we’ll play you anywhere. We’ll play you on grass. We’ll play you on turf. We’ll go to a (bleeping) landfill. Doesn’t matter. And that’s what we got to be. That’s who we have to be, because we’ll tread water as long as it takes to (bleeping) bury you. Let’s go to work, men. It’s about to be fun.”

Via clip from @NFL

Unfortunately, the Lions have not been treading water at all and it has been their opponents that have been (bleeping) burying them as they are off to a 1-4 start.

And things are about to get a lot tougher.

Detroit Lions Dan Campbell 'Hard Knocks'

Why are the Detroit Lions heading into rough seas?

The Detroit Lions are currently on their bye week as they try to fix some things that have gone horribly wrong during the first five weeks of the season.

But, unfortunately, things are about to get even tougher.

According to Tankathon, the Lions have the fourth-toughest schedule remaining, which means they are heading into rough seas.

As you can see below, the Lions still have to play the Bills, Cowboys, Vikings, Giants, Packers (2), and Dolphins.

Detroit Lions
Via Tankathon

What’s next for the Detroit Lions?

Up next for the Lions is a road matchup against a Dallas Cowboys team that has been rolling as of late without Dak Prescott.

Upcoming Lions schedule:

10/23 @ Dallas

10/30 vs. Miami

11/6 vs. Packers

Written by W.G. Brady

W.G. Brady is a Detroit-based journalist who has been covering the Detroit sports scene for Detroit Sports Nation for several years. He is in his early 30s and has a wealth of experience in the industry. Throughout his career, W.G. has established himself as a respected and knowledgeable journalist known for his in-depth coverage of the teams and athletes in Detroit. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for sports, W.G. has become a go-to source for fans and readers looking for the latest news and analysis on the Detroit sports scene. He has a good reputation in the sports community and is respected for his unbiased coverage of sports events. W.G. is known for his ability to uncover hidden stories and provide unique perspectives on the teams and athletes he covers. He has a good understanding of the city of Detroit and its sports culture, which he uses to inform his reporting and analysis. He continues to be a respected journalist in the Detroit sports industry.

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