Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew has struggled to hold onto the football recently, and head coach Jim Schwartz said Thursday that Pettigrew needs to be more consistent with his catches, although his value is in more than just those plays.
Champ: Alex Avila for stepping up his play as of late and looks like a starting catcher again.
The Lions won their third straight season opener in front of a packed and drained crowd at Ford Field in downtown Detroit, a game that managed to display why being a Lions fan is a near fatal experience every time the team takes the field.
After dropping a pass that turned into an interception in the the Detroit Lions’ last preseason game, wide receiver Nate Burleson pledged on Twitter that he would not drop another pass and that if he did he would give $100 to an elementary school for every drop of the season.
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The Minnesota Vikings have a chance to maintain at least a share of the NFC North lead with a victory against the Detroit Lions. The Lions are struggling and the Vikings enter with momentum from a victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
Champ: Shaun Hill for coming in for an injured Matthew Stafford and throwing two TD passes.
Brandon Pettigrew dropped a sure touchdown pass at the end of the first half, but he more than made up for it.