Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham studied up on what Kelly has been doing in his brief time so far with the Eagles. Then he dug deeper.
One the most menacing units in the NFL, the Detroit Lions defensive line has many scratching their heads as to why it is not racking up more sacks.
Schwartz even agreed to compare Forte with freakishly talented Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson.
Far from being resentful of his declining status, the 33-year-old Mathis takes care to build up his young teammates.
Asked how he can get players to play the ball instead of the receiver, Cunningham – a 44-year coaching veteran – laughs, and there is a measure of scorn in the sound.
It’s a far cry from his attitude in 2011 when he said he would “drown himself” if he had to live in “glomy” and “depressing” Detroit.
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.
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Lions fans may not be happy to hear this but Aaron Berry is going to be your starting cornerback when the 2012 NFL season begins.
Some Lions fans have picked their target and it’s defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham.