Can I just close my eyes and we all just fast-forward to the regular season?
Can somehow we find a way to just let us fans skip out on the drama of the franchise tags, possible holdouts, needed contract restructurings and high-priced free agent negotiations? Or at least let me because I am about to start pulling my hair out, I just want to open my eyes at kick off on opening day of the first game and see who is actually suited up and ready to play football for the Detroit Lions.
It’d just be a lot easier that way, this crap is just too stressful for Lions slappies!
The latest discouraging free agent news is that Stephen Tulloch and the Lions aren’t even close to making a deal yet, this after hearing that Cliff Avril doesn’t believe in the hometown discount. We knew the price of success would cost the Lions organization. But what about us fans?
There is a ton of hand-wringing amongst Lions fans and it sucks. I see it everyday on my Lions facebook page.
Don’t get me wrong, I will take the hand-wringing along with the winning of course, but that doesn’t mean I have to like it!
Yesterday I wrote about the beauty of Martin Mayhew’s moves and he deserves all the credit he has gotten so far, but boy do we need he and Tom Lewand to pull a few rabbits out of the hat this offseason in order to keep this ship headed in the right direction at it’s current fast pace. This is a critical stage and things could go bad quickly if not handled correctly.
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