Life Long Lions Fan Left wondering what to think

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    So I have been a Lions Fan since I was 3 years old. I have grown to expect them to always fall short and not play their best when it most counts.

    I am afraid to get excited about them this year. Even though I think their last 2 games showed a Team With the Character to beat any team out there. Both Road Games and in Both they started flat and were down at half time. 20 to Nothing 2 weeks ago and the come back to win on the road, then this week in Dallas, Just over 10 Mins left in the 3rd and they are down 27 to 3, and they yet again find what it takes to win.

    2 Huge Come Backs on the road, a 4 and 0 start with 3 of them road games.

    Should I embrace the idea that they might actually be the real deal this time? Or is it still just wishful thinking?
     
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    I'm impressed so far.
     
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    As a Saints fan for over 40 years I know you have to believe in every season – you never know which will be the season.
     
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    They still got some warts, but they're better than they've been for at least 15 years. QB's a bit inconsistent, running game is not good, they still make too many stupid mistakes and penalties. But they do have Calvin Johnson, who is an absolute beast out there.

    They have a 3-game home stand coming up with Chicago on MNF, then San Francisco, and Atlanta. Not sure they'll beat Atlanta, but I do think they'll clobber Chicago and SF. I'm thinking 10-6 this year, and that ain't bad when you consider they were 0-16 3 seasons back.
     
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    I've watched every game and it is clear that they have some weak points. Also, falling behind as much as they have the last two weeks (even though both games ended up being victories), is a bit bothersome.

    With that being said, they are winning, have the best receiver in the league, a qb that isn't scared to throw the ball to him, and maybe the best d-line in the league as well.

    Awesome time to be a Lions fan.
     
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    Atlanta's overrated. Chicago beat them... badly.
     
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    I'd wait to celebrate until after they've lost, uh, I mean played Green Bay twice.
     
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    Ditto.
     
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    I wouldn't expect a Super Bowl yet but we'll see how they do in their division games.
     
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    I am rooting for them...I hope they do well.
     

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