When the Detroit Lions take the field this Sunday against the St. Louis Rams at Ford Field in Detroit Michigan, two teams will face off who are a combined 1-12 in 2009. Looking back, since the beginning of the 2008 season, the Rams are a combined 3-42. Wow. This past offseason, the Lions and the Rams both hired top defensive minds to fix their ailing rosters. The Lions, for their part, have had marginal success under new Head Coach, Jim Schwartz. They've won a gameùalbeit against the Redskins. And they've improved from a historically bad defense to 22nd in the league. The Rams have not improved defensively. They boys from St. Louis are giving up more yardage in 2009 and have dropped to 31st in the league with only the Cleveland Browns worse. The Lions have not been offensive aces ...
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Article written by Michael Schottey