The Detroit Lions are having an epic season for the ages. A few days away from the NFC Championship, the scrappy Lions are taking on the visage of America's Team. There's no hotter bandwagon across sports than the one in Detroit.

Just how red-hot are the Lions? Here are two stats that tell the tale well.

Detroit Lions Set and Break Consecutive Noise Level Records

During the Wild Card round the crowd at Ford Field set a new indoor stadium crowd noise level. The cheering reached 133.6 decibels - besting the previous indoor stadium record which was held by fans at the University of Kansas. set during a basketball game.

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During the Divisional Round game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Ford Field crowd set a new record for a second straight week. It's reported by WXYZ/Detroit's Brad Galli that the crowd hit a new eardrum-shattering mark of 134.3 dB.

Detroit Lions Break Decades-Old TV Viewship Record

It wasn't just the crowd at Ford Field that couldn't get enough of the Lions. TV viewership for the game, slated in the Sunday afternoon window, was also record-setting. Despite the game being blacked out in much of Western Michigan for an agonizing period of time for Lions fans, TV viewership nationwide hit a viewership level unseen by NBC Sports for decades. According to Front Office Sports:

How electric will the NFC Championship be? Even though the game will be in the San Fransisco Bay Area, a watch party slated for Ford Field in Detroit sold out in just 5 hours - expect 20,000 fans to watch the game in the Lions' house.

A Flashback to Last Time Detroit Lions Reached the NFC Championship

Pictures showcasing how different the world was the last time the Detroit Lions played in a NFC Championship game.

Gallery Credit: Bleacher Report Facebook