The Detroit Lions struggled on offense, but their defense helped them to a victory over the Green Bay Packers
“We haven’t arrived,” Lions coach Jim Caldwell said, “but I think our guys, in this particular game, we were headed in the right direction.”
The group has been confident before, but Sunday’s showing against Rodgers & Co. certainly did not hurt.
The Lions (2-1) came into the game with a secondary decimated by injuries, but that didn’t much matter with Rodgers under constant pressure.
Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch has left Detroit’s game against Green Bay in the first quarter after he appeared to injure his knee celebrating a sack.
Lions safety James Ihedigbo is inactive and will miss his third straight game to start the season when Detroit hosts Green Bay on Sunday.
Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died Saturday night after a car accident near his home, according to police.
The move likely corresponds with a promotion for practice squad cornerback Mohammed Seisay.
Although Johnson and Stafford remain one of the game’s most dynamic tandems, the Lions haven’t been able to support them with a consistent running game so far.
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