For as a lot optimism and good vibes the Detroit Lions earned over the previous month and a half to shut out their season, it ended with out them making the NFL playoffs for the fifth consecutive 12 months.
This isn’t new territory for Lions followers. Hell, the team has gained precisely one playoff recreation in my lifetime. But contemplating that is acquainted territory for Detroit followers, we’re used to adopting a second team to root for in the NFL Playoffs. Over the years, these allegiances change, however a few of the acquainted—and well-liked—decisions are as soon as once more in the combine for the Lombardi trophy.
Today’s query of the day is…
Which team are you rooting for in the NFL Playoffs?
As talked about, there are loads of storylines acquainted to followers. A well-liked one for these in Michigan is Tom Brady in search of his twentieth Super Bowl in as a few years. The “will he, gained’t he?” saga with Aaron Rodgers is as scorching because it’s ever been in regards to his future with the Green Bay Packers. And everybody else is trying ahead to Ben Roethlisberger’s profession going out to the tune of a moist whoopee cushion prefer it deserves to as soon as and for all.
For me, I’m most intrigued by “the worst No. 1 seed” in AFC historical past, the Tennessee Titans. Head coach Mike Vrabel undoubtedly deserves to be named the league’s Coach of the Year for fielding a team that’s seen 88 completely different gamers on its energetic roster this season. The team handled accidents to all three of their high ability gamers in Julio Jones, A.J. Brown, and Derrick Henry, the latter lacking greater than half the season, however Tennessee made their strategy to the high of the convention regardless of all the setbacks.
Plus, who isn’t excited to see a rested and wholesome Henry return to put waste to the league in a manner no different operating again does at the moment?