At 3-7-1, it was just a matter of time but following the Detroit Lions loss to the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving Day, the Lions are now 3-8-1 and they have officially been eliminated from playoff contention.
With today's loss, the Lions have been eliminated from playoff contention.
It's the first time they've been eliminated as early as Week 13 since 2010 when they were eliminated in Week 12. pic.twitter.com/BK5QFMy279
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 28, 2019
As noted by ESPN, this is the first time the Lions have been eliminated this early since 2010 when they were eliminated in Week 12.