The Lions’ defense is better in 2010, and that’s allowing coach Jim Schwartz and defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham to make the kind of calls on defense they envisioned when they took over in 2009.
But it was this week against the Washington Redskins that really felt like a turning point. It was the game they had every opportunity to let slip away, and they still pulled it out, laughing in the face of adversity.
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.