Eminem Is 'So Proud' of the Detroit Lions After Tough NFC Championship Loss: 'We'll B Back!!!'

The Lions fell 31-34 to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday

<p>Marshall Mathers/Instagram</p> Eminem at a Lions game in October 2023

Marshall Mathers/Instagram

Eminem at a Lions game in October 2023

Eminem is proud of his hometown NFL team, the Detroit Lions.

Despite a tough loss to the San Francisco 49ers during Sunday's NFC Championship game, the Detroit native, 51, is proud of how his team played this season.

In a post on X, formerly Twitter, the "Lose Yourself" rapper wrote, "So proud of the @lions. Thanks 4 an amazing season!!!! We'll b back!!!"

Eminem supported his team during Sunday's conference final and at multiple Lions games this season as Detroit enjoyed a successful season – their first in decades. Sunday's appearance in the NFC Championship game was Detroit's first since Jan. 1992.

The matchup between the Lions, led by quarterback Jared Goff, and the 49ers came down to the final moments of the game at Levi's Stadium in San Francisco. Initially, it looked as though the Lions had the win, but the 49ers came roaring back in the second half with 27 unanswered points, bringing the score to 34-24 with just over two minutes remaining.

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The Lions got in another touchdown, but it wasn't enough, and the 49ers pulled off the comeback win 34-31. Next, San Francisco will take on the Kansas City Chiefs at the Super Bowl on Feb. 11 in Las Vegas.

One week before the rapper attended the NFC Championship, Eminem jokingly called out Lions head coach Dan Campbell and asked him to put him in the game.

"Yo, Dan, I’m reporting. I’m going to report. Third quarter," the rapper said in a video shared on Instagram. "I’m reporting, offensive line, eligible receiver. I’ll be the quarterback, the entire line, [the] offensive line. And the receiver, I will throw it to myself and score a touchdown. In the third quarter. Just give me a uniform. Or at least just a helmet."

He added, "I'm gonna be there that night, I will suit up, and I will score us the winning touchdown."

<p>Kurt Krieger/Corbis via Getty; Nic Antaya/Getty</p> Eminem; Dan Campbell

Kurt Krieger/Corbis via Getty; Nic Antaya/Getty

Eminem; Dan Campbell

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In October, Em shared his love for the Lions with his daughter, Hailie Jade Scott, when the father-daughter duo watched their beloved NFL team defeat the Carolina Panthers.

The "Rap God" artist shared photos on social media of himself and Hailie, 28, at the October game, and also posted a video of him cheering on the team set to his 2002 hit “Lose Yourself.”

“Detroit strong!!! 💪💪💪🦁🦁🦁let’s f---in gooooo!!!!” he captioned the post.

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Hailie shared moments from the game to her own Instagram feed, including a solo shot of her standing in a Lions hat with the field in the background.

The Just a Little Shady podcast host, whom Eminem shares with ex-wife Kim Mathers, also posted video of her fiancé Evan McClintock waving a Lions flag — and poked fun at a recent viral Taylor Swift moment in her caption.

Hailie captioned the post, “football, family & seemingly ranch 🏈,” referring to a photo of Swift, 34, in Travis Kelce’s suite at the Sept. 24 Kansas City Chiefs game, in which she was posing with a plate of chicken tenders and two sauces. A popular X account called @tswifterastour re-shared the photo with the caption, “Taylor Swift was eating a piece of chicken with ketchup and seemingly ranch!”

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