Scanning the Savanna

Scanning the Savanna is a daily feature that brings fresh Detroit Lions and NFL related content to your fingertips each morning. Grab a cup of coffee and let’s scan the savanna together.

This is a different Detroit team from the one that visited just 12 months ago, and the Vikings have only been playing for thirty minutes per game so far this season. They’ll need to play for the full sixty to have any hope of maintaining their strong record against the Lions in the Metrodome.

The Lions have found the perfect solution to quarterback Matthew Stafford’s injury woes—don’t let him to get hit.

Through two games, the Lions are the only team in the NFL that hasn’t allowed a sack, something coach Jim Schwartz said is attributable to multiple factors.

Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best if often overlooked when people talk about the NFC’s highest-scoring offense.

Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson get much of the attention, followed by Nate Burleson and Tony Scheffler.

Best, though, insists it doesn’t bother him.

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