The Babe's sad ending and other bedtime horror stories

Are the Lions about to join a list that includes Babe Ruth and Andrew Walter? With two more defeats they will. Worst teams

Updated: December 18, 2008, 1:18 PM ET
By ESPN Research | Special to Page 2

If you're old enough to remember the voice of John Facenda from NFL Films, you can imagine his deep baritone recapping yet another loss by the 2008 Detroit Lions:

"Under the dreary gray false sky of Ford Field, coach Rod Marinelli led his determined and embattled troops onto the green turf to take on the New Orleans Saints, hoping to avoid the misery that had befallen them during the season's previous 14 weeks."

Two games to go. Two games to avoid infamy. Two games to avoid joining ...

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