The Morning Fix

It wasn’t the hit that knocked Stafford out for an undetermined number of weeks with a hit that reportedly gave him a separated right shoulder. Peppers was fined, according to Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune, for a hit that occurred during the first quarter when his hands got high and he struck Stafford in the top and back of the helmet.

It will likely be a battle of backup quarterbacks on Sunday in Motown when the Detroit Lions take on the visiting Philadelphia Eagles.

Michael Vick gets the start for the Eagles this Sunday in Detroit. Let’s take some time today to discuss how you prepare for Vick from a defensive perspective and what we should expect to see from Jim Schwartz and the Lions at Ford Field.

How many times have you watched a professional football game on television and heard the announcer say, “Remember, he has to have both feet in bounds?”

Blah, blah, blah, yeah, yeah, yeah. We know, right?

Topics: Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, Matthew Stafford, Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles

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