Suh sits down on the NFL Network set and proclaims that the sky’s the limit for the 2011 Lions and that he doesn’t see any reason they can’t go 16-0. Lions fans are laughing. And many think he’s foolish. But doesn’t it seem a tad less foolish and a tad less funny coming from him?
Mooney’s situation is somewhat different from that of linebacker Caleb Campbell, who was drafted out of West Point by the Detroit Lions in 2007. He was required to serve two years in the Army before joining the Lions this season.
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.