Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson have helped each other set numerous NFL records, and Johnson thinks this is their best chance to win a championship.
“I believe this is our best chance,” Johnson said. “I honestly believe that.”
“It’s something that the league has taken a stance on,” Stafford said, “and an appropriate one at that.”
Jim Caldwell’s first game as coach of the Detroit Lions will be on quite a stage — at home on a Monday night against the New York Giants.
Eric Ebron, tight end – The idea with the Lions’ offense, under first-year coordinator Joe Lombardi, is to stretch the field to the sidelines and deep, and open up the middle for seam routes.
It’s great for Stafford to be featured on the cover and called a “gunslinger” but should Detroit be worried about the Sports Illustrated “jinx?”
A new coach, a new system — plus a couple of significant additions on the offensive side of the ball.
Not often does a team win when it surrenders 131 yards on 15 penalties.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford knows – has always known – that the success of the Lions rests on his shoulders.
Offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi hesitated to label Ogletree definitively as the number three wide receiver, but he spoke highly of him.