Week 1 is finally Here! This edition of the morning fix brings you special readings regarding today’s game with the Chicago Bears. Get your fill and be sure to join our Live Blog while you follow the action beginning at 1 p.m. eastern time. I will be joined by two Bears bloggers, City and Sam, to give us their perspective. Games are played between two sides, the chat might as well be too. It will surely attract some Bears fans into the discussion, let’s show them this team isn’t the same old Lions.
Cunningham and Williams also agree there’s a Kryponite to Martz’s offensive scheme: pass pressure with four rushers. Because Martz likes to stretch the field, he drops his quarterback deep in the pocket and that can make the passer vulnerable.
f you’ve been a member of the Detroit Lions at any point this past decade, chances are you’ve lost a ton of road games. Offensive tackle Gosder Cherilus is entering his third season and still hasn’t won one.
Urlacher has been impressed with Peppers, a 6-7, 283-pounder who possesses a rare combination of athleticism, speed and power. A five-time Pro Bowler, Peppers recorded 81 sacks in eight seasons with the Carolina Panthers, the third most in the NFL during that span.
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.