The Detroit Lions started out the 2022 season with a dismal 1-6 record and were the laughingstock of the NFL.

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But since then they've won five of their last six games, including big wins over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, as well as recently a big win over Kurt Cousins and the NFC North-leading Minnesota Vikings.

With winning comes lots of fun and laughter.

Recently one of the Detroit Lions' defensive rookies provided his teammates with laughs when he became a victim of a fake lottery scratch-off ticket.

Lions Rookie LB Malcolm Rodriguez Pranked by Teammates

Fan Nation says that on Thursday, December 15th Detroit Lions linebacker Malcolm Rodriguez was given a fake lottery scratch-off ticket. After scratching it off Malcolm had a winning ticket worth $10,000.

He was so excited that he ran around the lottery room celebrating. But soon Malcolm noticed his teammates were cracking up and that's when he realized he was pranked and in fact didn't win any money.

Who Is Detroit Lions LB Malcolm Rodriguez

Malcolm Rodriguez is a 23-year-old rookie linebacker for the Detroit Lions.

He was drafted in the 6th round of the 2022 NFL Draft from Oklahoma State.

Malcolm Rodriguez Making An Impact In His Rookie Season

So far in his rookie season, Malcolm has recorded seven tackles for loss, which ranks second among all NFL rookies. Malcolm also has a forced fumble, one sack, and a couple of passes defended.

Hopefully, Malcolm and his teammates can keep the positivity going this Sunday as they head to New York to take on the Jets.

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