New York Giants
The Lions do not currently have a fullback on the roster.
“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.
Asked after the game if he responded to fans before overtime, Schwartz said no, but he condemned the booing.
Detroit Lions cornerback Bill Bentley was being evaluated for a head injury after a scary collision in the second quarter against the New York Giants on Sunday.
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is active against the New York Giants.
Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham did not explain how he believed the game might change without Cruz, but he cautioned that Cruz is not the only one to whom Manning can throw.
Before he became a pop star, McCoy grew up in the small town of Geneva, New York, where he was a burgeoning young athlete who now believes that being a fan of the New York Giants NFL franchise was in his destiny.
“I didn’t ask you to put 800 bucks into a fantasy league. That’s all your fault. That’s your fault. I’m playing football. That’s your fault that you’re betting on me.”
Detroit’s 31 turnovers are the second-most in the NFL, and 18 of them have come in the last five games.