Still, this will be no piece of cake — especially if the Jets don’t play up to their capabilities. If they allow the Lions to hang around and don’t issue the knockout punch, the Lions could steal this game.
Countless “SportsCenter” mentions. End-of-season highlight packages will contain plenty of plays featuring the Detroit Lions’ standout wide receiver, the target of hyperbole from the Jets as they prepare to shut him down.
Four decades since his 63-yard boot lifted the New Orleans Saints to a 19-17 victory over the Detroit Lions in old Tulane Stadium, Dempsey and his famously clubbed right foot still have yet to be outdone.
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.