The Detroit Lions in addition to New Orleans Saints will connect with on Saturday nighttime at 8:00 p.m. (ET) upon NBC with the earliest NFC Wild Card sport on the 2012 NFL playoffs schedule. The Saints are weighty favorites although don't be counted available the particular Lions just yet. , SB Nation's Lions blog, has learned the particular Lions have plenty of firepower to keep up considering the Saints if every thing falls into place simply right.
We requested to see individuals the reason the particular Lions could succeed plus the key reason why they'll lose.
Why that Lions will certainly win: The Lions will succeed simply because include Matthew Stafford and also Calvin Johnson . Few teams from the league possess the particular talent to win a shootout with the Saints, but the Lions include more than enough firepower on the offense to do just that. On defense, the Lions ought to be made it simpler for this kind of occasion all over by simply Ndamukong Suh , Louis Delmas , Lawrence Jackson and many people whom ended up out there before this Lions played that Saints this particular months (Detroit misplaced 31-17), supplying them a far greater chance to stick by using New Orleans' mind-blowing offense.
Why the Lions will lose: The Lions could lose simply because don't possess a solid enough supplementary in order to contain Matt Flynn did on the Lions in Week 17. The secondary provides been very inconsistent seeing that connected with late, and when Brees obtains into yet another groove, it could possibly end up being an extended night time for your Lions.
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