Kris Kocurek, the defensive line coach for the Detroit Lions, is only two days older than Lions veteran defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch. In most cases, that might make for an awkward situation, especially since Kocurek, 32, is in just his first year as an NFL position coach.
With the holiday spirit upon us and the season of giving in full swing, it’s time to take a look at the teams that have been–or were–especially generous to the sports bettors in 2010. Who were the best ballclubs against the spread this year? While some you can probably guess, others will come as quite a surprise. The Detroit Lions? Yep, that laughingstock of a franchise has been lights-out ATS.
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.