Someday, theyÆll have Ford FieldÆs capacity up to a quarter million, for as many people who will claim to have been there. The Cleveland Browns will be defending league champions. Matthew Stafford will have been carried onto the field on a stretcher. Brandon Pettigrew will have one-handed the football, his body parallel to the turf. That will pretty much be the gist of the re-telling of what went on Sunday, several years hence. The Lions beat the Browns, 38-37 in what was deemed to be their last ôwinnableö game of the season. And we have six weeks to go. Yes, this was a ôwinnableö game, alright. Just like how your Lotto ticket is winnable. Or Tom DeLayÆs chances on ôDancing with the Stars.ö The Lions had 106 seconds and 88 yards to cover, with no timeouts. Otherwise, theyÆd have ...
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