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The Lions are 9-4! But what do people really think about this team?

Lions Social Media roundup

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 11: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions celebrates his touchdown during fourth quarter action against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field  in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 11: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions celebrates his touchdown during fourth quarter action against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) (2016 Getty Images)


Detroit – The Lions control their playoff destiny.  They are five games above .500 and have the second best record in the NFC.  The numbers don't lie, but are people buying that the Lions are actually contenders?

Let's take a look at what some of the notable football minds are tweeting about the @Lions:

 

The @Lions had their 8th win this season after trailing in the 4th quarter, breaking the 2009 Colts record. Those teams had a common link. pic.twitter.com/2ZotnJqdRp

— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) December 12, 2016

 

The Player's Take:

 


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