Top 10 Controversial Calls in Detroit Lions History

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Top 10 Controversial Calls in Detroit Lions History
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After the controversy in the Green Bay Packers vs Seattle Seahawks game, I didn't need to look too far into history to find controversial calls in Detroit Lions history. 

Thank the heavens that the NFL and NFL Referees Association agreed to end the lockout (per NFL.com). Now we can be rid of bad calls forever. 

Um, no. 

I will not be celebrating too heavily on the return of the regular refs. 

First, I don't live in Wisconsin.

Secondly, I remember way too many controversial calls that have cost the Detroit Lions games. There's even been a few that helped us win, but we don't like to mention those too loudly. 

From flags for legal tackles to coin flips, referees are almost as hated as division rivals. 

Let's see why. 

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