With 1,000-yard rusher Ryan Grant on injured reserve and thumping fullback Quinn Johnson in street clothes as a surprise inactive, Cunningham had reason to take a “show me” approach to the backfield of John Kuhn and Korey Hall.
They still torment as much as they tease, hovering just close enough to the light that shines upon teams that create their own good fortune. But then the glare inevitably gets in the Lions’ eyes and they come crashing back to their twisted reality.
Shaun Hill would like a couple plays back from the Lions’ 28-26 loss to the Packers on Sunday.
Particularly his two interceptions. But overall the Lions quarterback led an offensive charge that finished with 431 net yards, 308 of them passing yards. Comparatively, the Packers finished with 261 net yards, 169 from passing.