The Detroit Lions have been the face of futility in the NFL for quite some time. Two seasons ago, they set a record that no team would ever want to have, becoming the first team to go winless in a 16-game season.
And yet fans have stuck by the Lions year after year with the hope that they could get it turned around. Well, they are now on the brink of doing just that. What I bring you here are five reasons why the Detroit Lions can, and hopefully will, win the NFC North division title in the 2011 season.