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Archive for October, 2019

Just good enough

The Giant’s game could be a splendid example of ‘playing down’ to the competition. Or was it a match of even talent teams? Starting to look like the ole repeat of the latter. Stats show performances very similar with a few exceptions. Giant’s kickoff returns were high. Was ‘short’ kicks by the Lions a tactic? […]

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“Ground hog day” Lion’s style-version #64

Yep, we’re on our way. The Viking’s game clearly exposed all you needed for affirmation of fears that ‘ghosts of years past’ are still alive and well in Detroit. The patented ‘Silver Sieve’ defense ONLY gave up 500+ yards of offense by the Vikings. On the ‘almost’ positive side of hope, the Lion’s generated 81 […]

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Slip sliding away!

Ah here we go again. Do not be aggrieved by suspect officiating. Agreed, somehow the Lions accrue more than their fair share of bogus penalty calls. Now on to reality. Yes, Green Bay has a decent offense but the Lions allowed about 450+ yards of offensive production. Not exactly a demonstration of the Lion’s defensive […]

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Bad juju or Deja vu?

Last Sunday’s game with Kansas City elicited an eerie feeling of ghosts of seasons past. Several ‘Ray Charles’ non penalty calls were extraordinary and all went against the Lions. Someone needs to point out where Golladay did not have control of the ball when he broke the ‘plane’ of the end zone. Is this another […]

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