The Detroit Lions Have a Long Way To Go: Beer Thinker’s Musings

Posted: 19th October 2009 by Seattle Lion Fan in NFL
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Sunday's 26-0 loss to the Green Bay Packers showed just how bad the lack of talent there is on the Detroit Lions.á True, they are more talented than last year's squad but the improvement is relative.á Which brings forth a "chicken and the egg" type of question. Is it the coach that makes the players or is it the players that make the coach? The most recent coach the Lions have had have all been well respected.á Rod Marinelli was lauded by Jon Gruden, Marty Mornhinweg has the respect of Andy Reid. Steve Mariucci was regarded as an offensive genius as well as a great motivator during his stint as head coach with the San Francisco 49ers and Bobby Ross had great success with San Diego.á Current head coach Jim Schwartz was coveted by Jeff Fisher as a defensive coordinator. But despite all o ...

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