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Would a True Fan Root Against the Lions?

Ever since the Colts loss there has been lots of talk about whether or not a person is a true Lions fan if they hope the team goes winless this season. Tom Kowalski doesn't think so, and I understand where he is coming from. However, I don't think that someone can be categorized as a true fan or something else based solely on their decision to root against the Lions these final two weeks.

The way I see it, if someone wants the Lions to go 0-16 to ensure that change happens in the future, that is fine by me. Anything to ensure a complete overhaul of the coaching staff and front office is a legitimate reason to hope that the Lions go winless. Quite honestly, I don't think many fans would have any other reason to actually root for the Lions to lose. Even then, I don't necessarily believe that Lions fans flat out root for their so-called favorite team to lose anyways. I just think they don't care one way or the other and are okay with losing. After all, how many of you actually get angry and upset after a loss? We have become so used to losing that it simply isn't a big deal anymore.

For me, I hope the Lions win a game just so this year's team doesn't get remembered for being the worst ever. A single win lessens any future embarrassment in my opinion. Although awful teams in the future will always be compared to the '08 Lions, if this team has even only one victory it will be much less embarrassing.

What do you think about what makes a person a true Lions fan? Are they not one if they root for the Lions to go winless? Leave your thoughts in the comments section and vote in the poll below.

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