I am not usually a gut feeling kind of guy. I don’t ignore my gut, but I generally like to factor in numbers and history before making a prediction.
That just doesn’t feel right this game. HA!
The Lions are not the same old Lions….but this upcoming game with the Packers feels all too familiar.
Heading into the game, word on the street is that the Lions will probably get roasted, and who am I to argue? I ‘m the guy who thought the Packers without Matt Flynn was a lock, once upon a time. Boy did that blow up in my face.
Still, my internal optimism machine built with a Lions logo on it reminds me the Packers are missing significant pieces of their defensive backfield.
Stafford and Johnson could hook up a TON!
How can you pick against the Lions?
Wait!.. is Aaron Rogers still playing?
Hmm… Ya, he’s never been super successful against the Lions. In fact we’ve knocked him around pretty good.
They’ve lost to the Titans, so we know the Lions can’t be very smart.
but they beat up Michael Vick the Eagles, so the Lions must be a little bit strong.
So I can’t pick the Lions, because that’s what you expect me to pick!
But I can’t pick the Packers, because surely you thought I would pick against what I actually wanted to pick, so the pick that I pick can’t be the pick you thought I would pick.
You know what they say, never bet on the Lions when football is involved.
Therefore I pick the Lions, because I’ve spent years building up an immunity to them.
Lions 27, Packers 24.
And because I watched the Princess Bride a couple days ago.