Detroit Lions: 5 Reasons the Lions Could Be the "New" New Orleans Saints

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Detroit Lions: 5 Reasons the Lions Could Be the
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The New Orleans Saints, a team America has come to take under its wing and root for steadily, hasn't always enjoyed such praise and success. It wasn't long ago that they were a last-place team in the division, in a city that needed to overcome much hardship. 

That all changed in 2006, when New Orleans found inspiration in devastation and began to win football games. Eventually, three years later, they celebrated a Super Bowl championship on Bourbon Street that made Mardi Gras look like a children's birthday party.

Everything seemed to shift when the Big Easy's franchise became "Who Dat Nation", and we could see a similar situation take place in Detroit. The Lions have looked better than they have in over two decades and may just be the next team to turn something out of nothing and bring home the Lombardi trophy. Here's why.

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