Detroit Lions: 5 Ways NFL Experts Were Wrong About This Team

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Detroit Lions: 5 Ways NFL Experts Were Wrong About This Team
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The Detroit Lions lined up in front of the Ford Field end zone, trying to score on the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Detroit Lions are turning heads and raising eyebrows around the NFL world. After a road game and a home game against teams coming off double-digit-win seasons, the Lions are 2-0 with an NFL-best plus-52 point differential.

Many thought the Lions could have a strong season after their 6-10 performance last year, and some even thought the Lions could contend for a Wild Card spot if the breaks went their way. However, one-eighth of the way into their season, the Lions look like one of the NFL's best teams.

Here are five ways the "experts" were wrong about the Lions...some of which may surprise you.

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