The age-old dilemma of playing through an injury or resting to let it heal strikes Detroit again. This summer it was Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers, and now it’s Glover Quin of the Lions.
Trash talk about a football team is nothing new. Trash talk about a long-struggling city that just declared for bankruptcy? That is what the Detroit Lions have dealt with the past few years.
Ever wonder what NFL players say before a big game, after a big play or on the sidelines? Now you know, at least a little.
Despite the solid performance and all the turnovers forced, Schwartz still seemed peeved after the game – understandable enough considering the Lions had a 40-16 lead at the beginning of the fourth quarter and ended up winning just 40-32.
For every personal foul committed by a Detroit Lion, the whole team will run three half-gassers. Sideline and back. Sideline and back. Sideline and back.
In Thursday’s game against the New England Patriots, the Lions had a number of players limited by various incidents.
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The Detroit Lions plan on safety Louis Delmas being ready to go this fall, his knee all healed up from the issues that forced him to have surgery before last season and that made him miss eight games in 2012.
Then again, the Lions are also readying themselves for the possibility Delmas will not be available.
Reggie Bush brings a dimension to the offense that was sorely lacking last year and—to be honest—is a major upgrade over Jahvid Best.
Does he trash talk? “I don’t really talk that much … I pretty much let my play do the talking,” Quin said.