Dave Birkett Detroit Free Press Published 4:57 PM EDT Oct 8, 2018 The NFL is a hot mess right now, and I mean that in the nicest possible way. The Los Angeles Rams are a really good team, and really fun to watch, and the Kansas City Chiefs are, too. The Oakland Raiders? Not so much. Everyone else? Check in on gameday and tell us how you feel. The Detroit Lions aren’t the only team suffering from split-personality disorder five weeks into the season. Tom Brady? Pfft. No problem. Aaron Rodgers? Bring him on, too. But Sam Darnold in his first career start? Or a struggling Dak Prescott in need of a pick-me-up? Or God forbid any team with a running game, and, well, these puzzling, peculiar hard-to-pinpoint Lions look like they’ve been put to sleep in a zoo. The Lions are 2-0 against future Hall-of-Fame quarterbacks this year, and 0-3 against teams likely to end up picking in the top half of the draft. If that’s not the definition of bipolar, I don’t know what … [Read more...] about Detroit Lions are contenders, pretenders or something else?