Especially on the road.
The Lions lost last week to the New York Giants, dropping a 24th straight game on the road to match their own sorry NFL record set back in 2003.
Stanton said he felt truly comfortable for the first time in a long time. Having “great players around me” helps, he said.
So when the Detroit Lions went through a couple of practices this week and sat 18 or 19 players due to injury, Jim Schwartz was able to lean on one thing in particular: at least his players are going to see the field again.
Suh has been so good so soon — six games into his pro career — that some perspective must be maintained in evaluating his performance.