Will 2010 finally be the year of the Lion? We surveyed five young local sports authorities for the straight dirt on what we can expect from Jim Schwartz’s team. The prognosis? While this might not be a Super Bowl squad (yet), there are a lot of reasons for football fans to get excited.
Stafford claimed to be just one “piece of the puzzle” in the staff’s goal to bring a winner back to Detroit. Perhaps it’s true, considering the club cobbled together several components to provide Stafford help on both sides of the ball.
Instead of preparing an entire buffet, he and Cutler can concentrate on a menu specifically suited to attack a Lions defense that lacks depth and talent at linebacker and in the secondary.
Detroit has lost 20 straight games on the road, the fourth-longest losing skid in league history. The last win came Oct. 28, 2007, at Chicago – and the Bears are the opponent this Sunday in the season-opener for both teams.
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