Week 17 – Detroit @ Green Bay: “Because they’re the Lions.”

Ed Wyatt says he never expected the Detroit Lions to beat the Green Bay Packers in Sunday’s winner-take-all NFC North battle. Why? “Because they’re the Lions.”

About Ed Wyatt

Ed Wyatt grew up in Halfway, Maryland, following the Baltimore Colts like his football coach father. When he lost his Bert Jones #7 jersey at the Lincolnshire Elementary School playground, he should have taken it as an omen, since the Colts left Baltimore for Indianapolis. Ed has managed to avoid full time work by talking on the radio, smiling on the television and tapping on the keyboard of his computer. He won a number of local Emmy awards with the Seattle-based comedy show Almost Live! and hosted the Super Bowl live on Australian television for nine years. He is a graduate of Stanford University.

Week 14 – Tampa Bay @ Detroit: Mailin’ it in for Mariota

That’s it for Tampa Bay fan Declan Boffa. He knows the season is over and the best the team can hope for now is the #1 draft pick and a shot at Oregon’s star quarterback Marcus Mariota.

Week 13: Chicago @ Detroit: Thanksgiving, Megatron and Milt Plum

Ed Wyatt says how about a helping of Milt Plum with your turkey and mashed potatoes? Detroit lost to Chicago in the first Thanksgiving Day game back in 1934 and 70 years later the Lions got their revenge.

About Ed Wyatt

Ed Wyatt grew up in Halfway, Maryland, following the Baltimore Colts like his football coach father. When he lost his Bert Jones #7 jersey at the Lincolnshire Elementary School playground, he should have taken it as an omen, since the Colts left Baltimore for Indianapolis. Ed has managed to avoid full time work by talking on the radio, smiling on the television and tapping on the keyboard of his computer. He won a number of local Emmy awards with the Seattle-based comedy show Almost Live! and hosted the Super Bowl live on Australian television for nine years. He is a graduate of Stanford University.

Week 12 – Detroit @ New England: A tale of two running backs

Last Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers released LeGarrette Blount. According to media reports, the running back was angry about his reduced role on the team, and had walked off the field while the game against Tennessee was still going. Understandably, the Steelers decided they wouldn’t tolerate this sort of behaviour and cut him. As soon as [Read more]

About

Sam Wilkinson lives in Melbourne, Australia. His appreciation for the New England Patriots sees him awake at some ridiculous hours just to catch their game. Like all Pats fans, he refuses to admit that one day Tom Brady will get old and have to retire.

Week 7 – New Orleans @ Detroit: Motor City, baby

The Lions look the goods so far, while Sunday was more heartbreak for the Saints. Steve Baker reports in from Motor City.

About Steve Baker

Steve Baker cashed in his horses for choppers and went tear-assing around ‘Nam, looking for the shit. He’s been known to chopper in t-bones and beer and turn the L-Z into a beach party. Steve’s the defending ‘Most Pessimistic Dallas Fan’ champion and is in the midst of a life-long campaign to one day buy the Cowboys off Jerry Jones and end the madness. He’s also chief button-pusher for the Footy Almanac Podcast, so you can blame him.

Week 6 – Eagles vs Giants Pre-Game Q&A

Philadelphia Eagles’ fan Scott Langford and New York Giants’ fan Cody Royle have a (very civilized, I must point out) debate about the big upcoming rivalry game between their two teams.

Week 5 – Buffalo @ Detroit: From the Rockpile to the Ralph

After a stunning 17-14 win over Detroit, Bills’ fan Sean Walsh has an inkling that the late Ralph Wilson may have had something to do with the result.

About

Sean Walsh grew up in Regional Victoria at a time when only two sports existed, Australian Football in Winter and Cricket in Summer. Boarding school and University opened his eyes to a wider world of sport. A Buffalo Bills fan since 1991 thanks to Don Lane and his NFL highlights.

Week 4 – Detroit @ NY Jets: King of the jungle

Shane Koelmeyer watched Detroit beat the New York Jets and says that even with Calvin “Megatron” Johnson having an off day, the Lions looked like king of the NFL jungle.

Week 1 – NY Giants @ Detroit: The Giants are Plummeting

Cody Royle has a few “head in his hands” moments as he ponders the future of his beloved New York Giants and star quarterback Eli Manning.

About Cody Royle

A Melbourne-native, Cody packed up and moved to Toronto, Canada in 2009 largely to be closer to the NFL and his beloved New York Giants. He now coaches the Canadian Aussie Rules team and can be found tweeting @codyroyle.

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