For the first time, the team will compete in the forty-fifth NFL Super Bowl on Sunday Feb. 6, 2011 at Cowboys stadium in Arlington Texas.
In addition to a first time appearance for the Lions the game marks the first time the Super Bowl has been held in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. FOX will provide live coverage of the game with sports casters Joe Buck and Tony Aikman.
Underdogs from the start the Lions have proved they are a competitor throughout their 16-0 season.
“We’ve worked really hard for this and it is really I absolute dream come true for me,” Lions quarterback Drew Statton said. “I just can’t even believe it is happening; I feel like I’m just awake in a dream.”
The Lions will take on the New England Patriots Sunday to see if their fairy tale super bowl will have a happy ending.