Screen passes seem to be an obsession among NFL fans. Over the years, I’ve heard more from you about them than any other aspect of the game. Teams either throw too many or not enough. They use them at the wrong time or have the wrong personnel.
Detroit Lions linebacker Bobby Carpenter, who was signed on Wednesday, will learn both the inside and outside linebacker positions but where he spends the bulk of his time will be determined by the health of middle linebacker DeAndre Levy.
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.