The Detroit Lions defeated the New England Patriots 40-9 in preseason play on Thursday. Here is a look back at the game’s action in photo form:
Aug 22, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) warms up prior to game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots at Ford Field Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 22, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; New England Patriots quarterbacks Ryan Mallett (15), Tim Tebow (5) and Tom Brady walk to the field prior to a preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
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.