The Detroit Lions entered Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Bucs with nothing left to play for except their pride.
Unfortunately, things didn’t go the home team’s way.
The Bucs walked into Ford Field and would walk out with a 38-17 victory, improving their record to 7-7 while the Lions dropped to 3-10-1.
And as always, there was plenty of fan and media reaction.
SELL. THE. TEAM
— Colin Tellkamp (@tellkamp) December 15, 2019
BTW: 38-17 TB; #Lions haven’t won a game since October.
Again, I remember the umbrage and indignant attitude when expert predicted 3-13 for the Lions (I had them at 5-11). But wow. If not for that tie in AZ, it would be dead on.
— Jay Scott Smith (@JayScottSmith) December 15, 2019
Another week, another loss for the Detroit Lions — seven straight now after a 38-17 loss to Tampa Bay. The good news for Detroit is it is closing in on a Top 5 pick in the 2020 draft. But the play on the field continues to leave a lot more questions… https://t.co/YjoJx4a2CQ
— Michael Rothstein (@mikerothstein) December 15, 2019
— Erik Veenhuis (@erikveenhuis) December 15, 2019
@RodWood_Lions & @Lions management did you watch the same #TBvsDET @NFL game that we did? Matt Patricia looked like he was drowning out there today. A totally pathetic performance. If it isn’t time to #FirePatricia then I’d like to know when it will be #DetroitLions? #OnePride 🏈
— David Tyler (@dvtyler) December 15, 2019
— Rashonda Wilson (@A_diva_lawyer) December 15, 2019
— NPC_0001 (@Skibo1219) December 15, 2019
— Joel Stratton (@Nottarts24) December 15, 2019
— Erik (@erik102079) December 15, 2019
Mark Schlereth talking about how stout the Lions are against the run. He’s going on and on how the Lions and 🚀👨🔬 won’t be pushed around.
Of course he didn’t mention the 356 yards through the air for the Bucs.
It’s bad enough the Lions stink, can we stop with the dishonesty?
— Jeff Riger (@riger1984) December 15, 2019
— MzDingle (@MOOKIE1_2004) December 15, 2019
How do you know your a Detroit Lions fan? When there are more fans from the other team in your stands.
— Karen (@kcurley44) December 15, 2019
The Detroit #Lions are the ULTIMATE tease …just good enough for us fans to stay with them before they wilt away !
— Alan MacVean (@ScottishCaveman) December 15, 2019