The Morning Fix: What They Are Saying About Lions Loss to Eagles

Jahvid Best accounted for most of the Lions’ offense, catching nine passes for 154 yards and running for 78 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries. He has five touchdowns in two games.

Well, the rule is counterintuitive the way it’s currently written, and Pereira isn’t any less confused by its implementation than anyone else.

The Lions came up short because they didn’t have the diversity that Philadelphia had. Vick threw two touchdown passes, but also got 120 rushing yards and three touchdowns from running back LeSean McCoy and 135 receiving yards and one touchdown by receiver DeSean Jackson.

Andy Reid stood before the microphones after the game and reminded everyone that any win in the National Football League is a good win.

He had just watched more than three hours of football in which his team tried to disprove that theory, but, in the end, he got what he wanted and the Detroit Lions got what they always get.

Yes, the Lions lost 35-32, but the offense put up 444 net yards, and rookie Jahvid Best (who had 36 yards against the Bears) had 232 yards against the Eagles and scored three touchdowns.

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