Eminem Expresses Relatable Excitement Over Detroit Lions' Comeback Win
Following the Detroit Lions' exhilarating come-from-behind triumph over the Chicago Bears, they've moved to an impressive 8-2 record for the season. This places them squarely in the second-best position in the NFL, trailing only the 8-1 Philadelphia Eagles.
This achievement marks a significant milestone for the Lions franchise, echoing a level of success not witnessed since 1962, a noteworthy four seasons preceding the inaugural Super Bowl. An astonishing 61 years have elapsed since the Lions boasted such a stellar 8-2 start through the initial 10 games of a season. Notably, when combined with the team's formidable 8-2 finish last season, the Lions have now secured victory in an impressive 16 of their last 20 games.
Delving into history, the 1962 season unfolded with the Lions concluding with an admirable 11-3 record. This placed them behind the Green Bay Packers' stellar 13-1 season, with the solitary loss occurring against Detroit in the season finale — an event colloquially remembered as the Thanksgiving Day Massacre. The Lions would go on to clinch victory in the third-place game, triumphing over the Steelers 17-10, concluding the season with a remarkable 12-3 record.
Fast-forward to the present and the Lions find themselves poised for greatness once again. Despite a less-than-stellar performance against the Bears, the match underscored the tenacity of this team and their knack for delivering standout plays in crucial moments. Their next challenge awaits as they set their sights on a 9-2 record in the upcoming clash with the Green Bay Packers, a team riding the momentum of their own fourth-quarter comeback win.
Noteworthy among the chorus of fans celebrating the Lions' success is none other than Detroit legend Eminem. “I can’t f–king believe it!!!!!! Incredible!!!!!! @Lions thank you for the heart attack!!! Let’s f–king goooooooooooo!!!!” expressed Eminem on X, capturing the collective sentiment of Lions enthusiasts.
I can't fucking believe it!!!!!! Incredible!!!!!! @Lions thank you for the heart attack!!! Let's fucking goooooooooooo!!!!— Marshall Mathers (@Eminem) November 19, 2023