Things like the ability to follow directions under pressure, which USC’s Mark Sanchez(notes) definitely displayed during his pro day on April 1, 2009. After his scripted workout, according to Rob Rang of NFLDraftScout.com, Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan asked Sanchez to make several more throws, which he did.
One surprising loss for the Green Bay Packers in 2010 was at Detroit to the Lions. Part of the reason was the first half concussion suffered by QB Aaron Rodgers. QB Matt Flynn is a solid backup, but all backup QBs enter mid-game pretty cold since they don’t take many snaps with the first team during that week’s practice. But the biggest reason why they lost that game was because of the Lions defensive line.
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.