How low can you go?

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert
As Detroit approaches history, it's our moral responsibility to look ahead at the next potential milestone. The Lions are two games away from 0-16. So what's next?

If they finish winless this season, the Lions will have produced the fourth-worst losing streak in NFL history, dating to the earliest days of the league. Two more losses would put Detroit's streak at 17 games, including the 2007 regular-season finale. It's a feat surpassed by only two other post-merger teams and four overall.

The worst? From 1976-77, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost 26 consecutive games.

Here is the comprehensive list for historic safe-keeping, as provided by ESPN Stats & Information: