After the last decade the Lions GM position became associated with one-liners, punchlines and synonymous with failure. The Lions are 1-4 five games into the 2010 season but there is a definite sense that the culture is finally changing in Detroit.
Two dominating defensive efforts have helped the New York Giants bounce back from a pair of losses. Facing the surprisingly offensive-minded Detroit Lions, the Giants might need another strong performance on the defensive side of the ball.
For the past four weeks, ever since Matthew Stafford went down with a shoulder injury, Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz started his Wednesday news conference by announcing that Shaun Hill would start at quarterback the coming Sunday.
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.