Expectations are low in Detroit. No question about it. But even the lowly Lions have some expectations they should meet. SundayÆs 17-10 loss, at home, to the St. Louis Rams was a total disaster. For the first time this season, the Lions looked completely unprepared. Getting outplayed by a superior opponent is understandable for a rebuilding team like Detroit, but not being prepared to play, against a winless team, after a bye week is unacceptable. The Rams have one dependable offensive option, Steven Jackson. How did the Lions coaching staff not know Jackson was going to get the ball on that third down play which he took 25 yards for the go-ahead touchdown? Offensively, the Lions were just as disappointing. NFL receivers should catch passes that hit them in the hands. There were six clear ...
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