Detroit Lions History

Lions' All-Overhyped Team: Defense/special teams

Our series on the most overhyped players in Detroit Lions history concludes with the defense and special teams.

Presenting the Lions' All-Overhyped Team: Offense

We made a team out of the most overhyped Detroit Lions in offseason history. Here is the offense.

What is your favorite Silverdome moment?

Instead of looking at what the Silverdome has become, let's reminisce of the times that rugged stadium once held our favorite football team.

This Lions game day in history: Dec. 29

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Dec. 29.

One for the road: Lions at Vikings

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings, as well as the career of Billy Sims and his final game.

This Lions game day in history: Dec. 22

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Dec. 22.

One for the road: Lions vs. Giants

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and New York Giants, as well as one of the best games in the series.

This Lions game day in history: Dec. 16

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Dec. 16.

One for the road: Lions vs. Ravens

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Baltimore Ravens, as well as Detroit's only victory in the series.

This Lions game day in history: Dec. 8

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Dec. 8.

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One for the road: Lions at Eagles

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles, as well as all of Detroit's road wins in the series.

This Lions game day in history: Nov. 28

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Nov. 28.

One for the road: Lions vs. Packers

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers on Thanksgiving.

This Lions game day in history: Nov. 24

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Nov. 24.

One for the road: Lions vs. Buccaneers

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as well as one of the best games between the two teams.

This Lions game day in history: Nov. 17

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Nov. 17.

One for the road: Lions at Steelers

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers, as well as two of the best games between the two teams.

This Lions game day in history: Nov. 10

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Nov. 10.

One for the road: Lions at Bears

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears and all 24 of Detroit's road wins in the series.

This Lions game day in history: Oct. 27

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Oct. 27.

One for the road: Lions vs. Cowboys

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys, as well as one of the best games between the two NFC foes.

This Lions game day in history: Oct. 20

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Oct. 20.

One for the road: Lions vs. Bengals

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Bengals, as well as one of the best games between the two teams.

This Lions game day in history: Oct. 13

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Oct. 13.

One for the road: Lions at Browns

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Take a look back at the history between the Detroit Lions and Cleveland Browns, as well as one of the best games between the two teams.

This Lions game day in history: Oct. 6

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Take a look back at how the Detroit Lions have fared on the date of Oct. 6.

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