The Detroit Lions held serve on Sunday night against a feisty Los Angeles Rams team to pick up the franchise’s first playoff win in over three decades. It was 1991 the last time the Lions tasted playoff success, and the 2023 team is looking to continue their run with another win next Sunday. Their path to that win got much easier in the other NFC contest on Sunday, where the No. 7 seeded Green Bay Packers stunned the No. 2 seed Dallas Cowboys in Arlington. This means that not only does Detroit keep playing football next weekend, but they also get to do so at home as the highest remaining seed in the conference behind the No. 1 seeded San Francisco 49ers.
We don’t even know who the Lions are playing yet, but we have tickets on Immortal Seats starting at under $1,000 for the game. The opponents will be either the No. 5 seed Philadelphia Eagles – a team in no form at all, having lost five of six heading into the playoffs – who visit Baker Mayfield and the No. 4 seed Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night. Neither of these teams should scare the Lions, who have found a quarterback in Jared Goff and have a core of young and hungry skill-position players like Amon-Ra St. Brown and Jahmyr Gibbs.