DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 11: Alphonso Smith #27 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a touchdown after a second quarter interception while playing the the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 11, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
It wasn't pretty. It was even embarrassing at times. But the Lions got a win and that's all that matters right now. For the first time since 2000, they will finish with a record of .500 or better, and their playoff hopes aren't yet dead. Recap coming in a bit.