Matthew Stafford is back, the rust is shaken off, and the Lions are on a one-game winning streak. It would be easy to sit back and start feeling content with the path the Lions are on, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Sure, the win over the Washington Redskins felt great, but there is another game to be played and it happens to be against a pretty darn good team.
In fact, 31 of Johnson’s 38 receptions have gone for less than 20 yards and only one has been longer than 40. His 14.2-yard average per catch is more than a yard lower than his career average, but overall he is on pace for career highs in receptions and touchdowns.
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.