A perfect preseason, followed by a perfect regular season,equals history made. The Detroit Lions started the year off with a surprising showing in the preseason, going undefeated.
They were looked at as a team that may have turned things around after years of being in the bottom of the standings.
Going into the first game at Atlanta the Lions were considered heavy favorites by every major sports outlet. They came in against a rookie Quarterback, Left tackle, Middle Linebacker, and Coach. This is where the road to perfection began.
In typical Lion fashion, they picked the fans up and made them feel good, only to turn us around, give us a good kick in the rear, and send us on our way.
In an 0-16 season there are not many highlights to focus on.
A few bright spots, namely, Calvin Johnson, Kevin Smith, and Cliff Avril, give a small glimmer of hope for the future in what was a miserable present reality.
The following is a review of the season, it is a collection of what it should be remembered for: