Calvin Johnson’s big day was exactly what Detroit’s dormant offense needed.
The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.
Willie Young spent years chasing after Matthew Stafford in practices. As a fellow Lion, he never got to actually hit Stafford, of course.
Johnson said he is still the same guy who dominated games in recent years, but he laughed off the notion that he once made it look easy.
“Whatever it takes to get that done, I’m going to do it.”
Matthew Stafford’s fiancée, Kelly Hall, posted an impressive Instagram video of her going 4-for-5 from 3-point range
Detroit’s defense is ranked No. 1 in the NFL, but the team’s inability to move the ball consistently is becoming a concern.
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said the shuffling of personnel has likely played a role in Detroit’s offensive struggles.
Champ: Matthew Stafford for his play against the Miami Dolphins. The Lions are now 7-2. Chump: Pat Narduzzi for his defense against Ohio State.
“We’d love to be running four-minute offense and taking knees at the end,” Stafford said, “but we’ll take them how we can get them.”