Best Game: Detroit played to its potential on Thanksgiving, routing the Green Bay Packers 40-10.
After his Detroit Lions delivered their final disappointing performance in a season full of them, coach Jim Schwartz lobbied for another chance.
“His knee and his ankle, his ankle was an issue last week, and it was an issue all week this week. He tried to contribute what he could.”
“The only team that can beat the Detroit Lions is the Detroit Lions.” Among NFL teams, Detroit ranks as one of the worst in the league when it comes to turning the ball over.
The Detroit Lions played another atrocious game at home in a loss to the New York Giants. Here is another set of deserved, critical grades of the Lions.
“We are all doing everything we can to play as good as we possibly can. I’m not different.”
“It doesn’t just fall on him,” running back Reggie Bush said. “He takes 11 guys on the football field to protect the football.”
Quarterback Matthew Stafford has been in a slump and so have the Detroit Lions.
I was convinced the Detroit Lions had their franchise quarterback in Matthew Stafford following the 2011 season.
Once again, the Detroit Lions turned out to be their own worst enemies.