False hope was dashed in Detroit Sunday. The uncalled for optimism, which arose after the Lions' first win since 2007, quickly disappeared after a more familiar event took place. á The Lions got pounded, this time it was a 48-24 loss to the Chicago Bears. á After what head coach Jim Schwartz described as ôone of the worst second halves of football IÆve ever been associated with,ö it was clear, the Lions are still closer to being the team of 2008 than the team its fan base has dreamt about for so long. á Although there were signs, as there have been before, of an improved football team, the end result was humbling. Chicago is an average team in the NFC, and the Lions didnÆt even belong on the same field with them. á Yes, the Lions kept pace in the first half and had the Bears locked ...
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