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While the Detroit Lions moved to 2-0 in the preseason with a 30-28 win against the Cleveland Browns on Friday, it hardly was a winning effort by the Lions’ top units.
Throw three touchdown passes in the first half of the next game, that’s how.
“I’m completely excited,” said Elliss. “I think they have a legitimate team that’s going to be pretty good. Our guys up front (on defense) are doing real well. I think the strength of this team will be in all three phases (offense, defense and special teams). I think (general manager) Mark Mayhew and coach (Jim Schwartz) have this team heading in the right direction. I honestly think the Super Bowl champ will come out of our (NFC North) division.”