Ep: 119 – Lions Look To The Vikings – The Detroit Lions Podcast

In this episode of the Detroit Lions Podcast, Chris and Case are licking their wounds after a hard-to-swallow loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

We kick this episode off with a discussion about the Lions performance against the Falcons, specifically about how things ended. We discuss how yet another obscure rule has doomed the Lions and whether correct calls were made.

After a bit of a pity party, the topic of the mysterious and elusive Hong Zhou comes up. Where in the world is he? Also, in the realm of the bizarre, the Lions lost and yet managed to move up almost unanimously in power rankings this week. How is that for a little respect?

We decide it’s time to revisit the remaining schedule and look at how the rest of the 2017 season has potentially shifted as the result of various unforeseen ups and downs both for the Lions and their opponents. The out of division and away games in particular lead to a little extra optimism.

Getting into a few specific player performances, Glover Quin “The heat seeking missile”(it’s a work in progress) and Miles Killebrew “He probably doesn’t need a nickname” get some love for their hard hits and smooth moves. Unfortunately, Eric Ebron has to take some well-deserved knocks, but Case at least attempts to provide some counter balance, not that he really wanted to. Caldwell’s performance in this particular game, as well as what his contract extension means, gets covered as well.

Jeff “The Riz” Risdon is back again and we get his input on the end of the game, because really, it’s all anyone can talk about. He shares his surprise at the not entirely offensive offensive line play, the news that the Great Joe Dahl experiment has probably lost it’s funding, and we all weigh in on the root cause and impact of the massive uptick in turnovers created by the defense this season.

Lastly, we visit the crazy world of Fansanity, where things are never quite right in the head.

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Chris is the founder of everything you see here. A former radio presenter and Detroit native, he now resides in sunny California – and like so many of us, he found himself marooned on an island devoid of other Lions fans. After spending a few years in the Detroit Lions Reddit community he decided to start the Detroit Lions Podcast. Its become the #1 Detroit Lions podcast, and regularly ranks with the top podcasts in Detroit. With a mixture of pre-recorded shows, live & recorded phone-ins, and live post-game broadcasts - this is his slice of Honolulu Blue heaven.