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Lions' Super Bowl odds fall to 50/1 after first wave of free agency

Las Vegas apparently doesn't like how the Lions have approached free agency thus far.

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The Detroit Lions have made a few big moves in free agency; most notably, the acquisition of Marvin Jones to replace the now-retired Calvin Johnson*. The Bob Quinn era is officially upon the the Lions and while fans are still deliberating the job he has done thus far, the people over at the betting site Bovada have passed their judgment on the 2016 Lions and it is not favorable.

Bovada now has the Lions at 50/1 odds to win Super Bowl LI (meaning a successful $1 bet would give you returns of $50). Just a month ago, the Lions were at 33/1 odds. The loss of Johnson was likely the biggest factor in the plummeting of odds.

There are just five teams with worse odds to win the Super Bowl: the Jacksonville Jaguars (66/1), Miami Dolphins (66/1), San Francisco 49ers (66/1), Tennessee Titans (100/1) and the Cleveland Browns (150/1). The Lions hold the same odds as the Chicago Bears, but are way behind both the Minnesota Vikings (22/1) and the Green Bay Packers (10/1).

*"now-retired Calvin Johnson" is the saddest phrase I've ever written

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