The Detroit Lions have quickly become a team that resonates with a significant portion of NFL fans.
After years of misery and heartbreak, the Lions have found a way to have success in the NFL.
With their most recent win over the Las Vegas Raiders, the Lions have a 6-2 record, firmly sitting atop the NFC North.
This was their first Monday Night Football victory since 2014, a sign that the Lions have come a long way.
Reporter Bridget Condon spoke to Lions receiver Josh Reynolds, trying to figure out what has changed for this team and their winning mentality.
Reynolds responded, “We got guys that buy-in and buy into the culture and coaches that believe in them.”
Tonight the #Lions look for their first home Monday Night Football win since 2014. Josh Reynolds tells me "We don't need big big name guys to come in and just be able to win games because we got guys that buy in and buy into the culture and coaches that believe in them. It's… pic.twitter.com/76hl3JA91j
— Bridget Condon (@BridgetCondon_) October 31, 2023
Reynolds’ role has stayed steady in this offense as a supplementary receiving option to star receiver Amon Ra St. Brown.
As he mentioned, he doesn’t believe that the Lions need to add any conventional star players to their roster.
He, St. Brown, Sam LaPorta, and several other offensive players have taken Dan Campbell’s words to heart, playing hard for each other.
This has resulted in great success over the past year and a half, a time that the Lions have fully bought in as an organization.
It can be difficult to break through in the NFL, especially for teams that have struggled for years without any signs of life or energy.
However, the Lions have made a way to claw their way out, providing a potential blueprint for other teams who are in a rut.NEXT: Jahmyr Gibbs Emulates Lions Legend With Monday Performance