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Lions notes: Golden Tate pays up on his bet with The Rock

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A bet’s a bet, Golden.

  • A couple weeks ago, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Miami Hurricanes faced off in a huge college football primetime game. Golden Tate, a Notre Dame alum, made a bet with The Rock, who played with the Hurricanes back in the day. Miami ended up winning that night, and on Wednesday, Tate finally paid up, wearing a Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) jersey in the locker room:

The Rock responded in kind:

  • Remember the fallout from the controversial coin toss between the Lions and Steelers on Thanksgiving back in 1998? It turns out that moment kind of ruined the official’s career, even though he may not have even made a mistake:

  • Boy did the Lions’ defensive line make the Bears’ offensive front look good in Week 11:

  • Surprisingly, the Lions defense has been very good on third downs late in the game: