DeAndre Levy, Detroit’s starting middle linebacker, was seeing his first exhibition-game action because of a back injury, but pulled a groin muscle early in the victory over the Browns. He will at least miss Thursday’s final preseason game.
Yes, the name Barry, as in Sanders, has been bandied about this offseason by the Lions faithful with respect to Best. Is this an insanely positive perception of a player who has yet to take a live NFL handoff? Of course it is, but just as I have likened this kid to Chris Johnson, he’s simply one of those talents who incites dramatic comparison.
The Lions’ defensive line seems really, really good. The rest of the defense doesn’t. So if you can see that, and I can see that, I have a sneaking suspicion that some offensive minds in the NFL can see it, too.
The local Lions fan who walked all the way to Ford Field to bring his team good luck and “SISU” has returned from his journey.
Topics: DeAndre Levy, Detroit Lions, Jahvid Best