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Wednesday open thread: Do you want the Lions to beat the Packers?

The Lions could take a moral victory, or they could secure a very high draft pick.

Detroit Lions v Green Bay Packers Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Merry Christmas, the Lions are in shambles! On the bright side we only have to see them in shambles once more this year!

It’ll suck once the season is over, but it has been excruciatingly painful to see the Lions win only one game since they were sitting pretty at an undefeated 2-0-1. Boy has it been a long season.

Question of the day: Do you want the Lions to beat the Packers on Sunday?

My answer: No.

It’ll suck to see the Lions lose once more, especially allowing the Packers to secure the top seed in the NFC playoff race, but it’s a small price to pay for salvation. A win could drop the Lions as low as the fifth overall pick, whereas a loss would guarantee a top-three pick with a chance at that coveted second overall selection.

While it may seem minute, remember that in 2012 Washington traded two first-round picks and a second-round pick to the Rams to move up from #6 to #2, and that was a gift that kept on giving.

With that being said, I’ll gladly take a loss. If the Lions even get a chance to move from, say, 3 to 5 (or further), they’ll certainly net at least a second-round pick that could turn into an immediate impact player. That’ll make a huge difference—and has a good chance to happen, considering Bob Quinn and Matt Patricia are coaching/managing for their jobs next season.

What do you think?


Do you want the Lions to beat the Packers?

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