Ever wonder what it would be like to see your favorite Detroit player suit up for your team’s biggest rival? Dan Leach takes a look at what three things would most likely give Motor City fans an ulcer.
Lions rookie Ameer Abdullah’s hype train picked up a lot of speed in the 23-3 win over the New York Jets after he gained 67 yards on seven carries.
Speed in the NFL is generally measured in 40-yard dash times. Now, fans will see who has “game speed” and who uses it every play.
Matthew Stafford threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate, and rookie running back Ameer Abdullah ran for 67 yards – 45 on one play – to lift the Detroit Lions to a 23-3 preseason victory over the New York Jets on Thursday night.
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The Jets face a Detroit defense that was excellent last season, but lost star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to free agency.
Detroit offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi says despite the Lions’ success, he was too aggressive trying to install a new offensive system.
His days in Detroit over, Ndamukong Suh still might help the Lions at defensive tackle.
As the Lions look forward to their first preseason game against the New York Jets on Thursday at Ford Field, the first unofficial depth chart was released on Monday.
With Dominic Raiola gone, Travis Swanson is set to become the man in the middle for the Detroit Lions.