Sports Illustrated’s Peter King did his annual pre-season power rankings and put the Lions ahead of 8 other NFL teams.
Let me put this in perspective. Not only has a respected national sports writer acknowledged the Lions as a professional football organization, but he said they are going to be BETTER than 8 other teams. What you want, baby I got it…
Here’s what King said:
24. Detroit. If the Lions were in the NFC West, they might win it this year. They’re making significant progress — assuming Ndamukong Suh is the genuine item and Kyle Vanden Bosch has something left.
You can read Peter King’s full article here.