How did the hit from a car compare with an NFL hit?
“I was laying in the ER. I’m in the neck brace on the board and just saying ‘get me out of here,” Harrington said. “I kinda whispered to one of the trauma docs, ‘I played four years in Detroit. I can handle a car. Let’s get this thing moving.”
Three years of rebuilding the roster under general manager Martin Mayhew and head coach Jim Schwartz have produced an offense loaded with young talent at the skill positions, while a defense that was once the league’s laughingstock now actually is among the more menacing up front.
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.