Detroit Lions: RAWR

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  1. natedawg212000

    natedawg212000 New Orleans Saints

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    Detroit Lions: RAWR

    With a new "fiercer" the lions don in on a new season with higher hopes after what can no longer be discussed happened last year. " The New Era" as spoken by the owner was brought in by signing a new GM Branden Tuggle. "Branden is a guy who can come in and rebuild us form the gorund up hes a guy thts been there done that and we really couldnt feel more confident than with the guy we signed". This big move coming days after they hired Jim Schwartz who was a defensive coordinator in tennessee where Tuggle worked as a vice CEO for the team. " I really feel like Jim and I can come in get these guys rallied and win some football games and turn this franchise around. We drafted a great young talent in Stafford that can only compliment a tremendous receiver we have here in Calvin Johnson aka Megatron and a young guy at RB kevin Smith. Our DEfensive needs some work but Jim can handle that he did a great job in Tennessee and we expect good things from him here in detroit."
    Well we all may not be looking at a turnaround soon from the outside but the inside guys have hope and maybe they will come thorugh and win some games but well have to see. Tuggle was also stated tht he plans on shaking things up this season thorugh what the front office can do and expects Jim to skae it up on the Field.

    Brent Hannigan- Detroit Times

    Our Predictions:
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    4th in division
     
  2. Branden

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    BREAKING NEWS OUT OF DETROIT: dee do dee, dee do dee sportscenter NOW
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    Kevin Smith played less than 2 minutes against the vikings and had 2 carries for 21 yards before he was knocked out of the game with an injury. We are finding out now that he has a broken collarbone and will 10 weeks. The number 1 back of what looked like to be a breakout season for him as part of an upcoming one two puch with Morris will now be missed for 10 weeks. Maurice Morris came in for Smith and continued the production from week one rusing for 146 yards and 2 TD's. " Smith will be missed for the time he is out and we will not have a legit 1 2 combo like what looked like wwe would have but we are looking at options on the market and after seeing what Morris can do we are excited for him to be smith s replacement. But we willl be looking to replace smith for the time being until his return we dont have a solidified back behind Morris so when something happens we will let you know"- Coach Schwartz

    The lions season even being 0-2 is looking to be a hopeful opne so hopefully this wont bother them too much.
     
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    FRESH OUT OF DETROIT
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    QandA with coach Schwartz:
    Coach your team is 0-2 but have played like a winning team and except for a mistake or two against the vikes you should have beaten them what have and are you working on in practice to put it all together for a win

    Yeah you hit it on the mark we havnt played a acomplete football game yet. Its upsetting but its early and we fix what needs to be done now so we can mayb make a run here. And mistakes that have been happening has been just fixable mistakes that can be easily managed.

    Coach you decided to turn the franchise over to your rookie QB Stafford on opening day could you rate his season so far and what he needs to do to improve and has his mistakes been costing you guys possesions to win games? Do you possibly regret turning it over so early?

    Regret...NO! I made the decision based on his position tht he was in and his training camp couldnt have been better. he looked great in all aspects. He is our guy and we want him to have controls now. This is a young team and he is a rookie QB making rookie mistakes. Some of those mistakes include bad decisioon making and footwork wich can be worked on and we have. He will have it figured out in no time he is a awonderful athlete and wit hthe talent we are finding around him right now he can only get better.

    Coach your upcoming opponent in Washington is 0-2 also. The first game they played great and only lost by three to a great giants team. the next week they get blown out by the rams. It seems like this team went soft and this could be a great week to get your first win. How are ou going to attack?

    Look our gameplan is the same evry week we will attack every opponent the same way. WE wil run the ball and Stafford will look for options to pass. Our defense has been shaky weve been trying things out but weve found a solidified option in a 4-3 style we have a solid linebackiong core tht gets after the ball and we will attack.
     
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    GM Tuggle- just antoher guy, crazy other guy i should put it
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    An interesting fellow is GM branden Tuggle. THe mark cuban of the NFL without the douchiness he has been called. He can be spotted from the sidelines or in the stands cheering his team on arguing wit opposing teams fans and just enjoying the game as a whole with his fellow fans here in Detroit. " He's a great guy and we love that he is here, we hope hes here for a while it looks like this Lions team could be on the rebound but well see if hes a keeper by seasons end but as of now hes awesome"- tom johnson(season ticket holder). Detroit Fans have big hopes and are really warming up to this guy and maybe he will get to stay unlike matt millen who was booed out of town and now is an analyst on TV. On the home opener against the Vikings he even went onto the field during halftime introduced himself to everyone then put on a quick performance for the crowd with the mascot doing and ariband version of Dont Stop Believing by Journey. Saying after wards we just cant stop believing and we will get this thing done and turned around. So how awesome exactly is this guy he was unknown coming into this season and is now becoming a household name in michigan and slowly around the US being known.
     
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    When oh when will it break through?

    Well thats the question everyone in detroit is asking and wondering about. When will we ghet our first win. Looking at the first 4 games instead of 0-4 this team should be 2-2 at best 3-1 but mistakes often coming late in games or early have given them struggles in winning games. Coach schwartz said it best when asked about his teams struggles and why they havnt been able to pull one out " WE have not played a complete football game yet! that is all you guys need to know and you should be able to see that. WE play offense one game then the next its defesne or its just offense. WE just need to work on fundamentals and get back tobasics and play a complete game once we dotht expect us to win games until then we will keep losing". Mistakes have been the key and most have come from Stafford. Yes he is a rookie but he needs to calm down and look at the field hes got receivers and playmakers hes got the running game to back him up he just needs to relax.
     
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    AHHHH the bye week...so nice!

    After a dismal 0-6 start wich started out as a strong 0-3 the team looked like trash the last three games and looks like they gave up. Coach SChwartz and Owner Tuggle deny those facts tht the team gave uo. there have been points where i believe tht but many points where that could be argued. " The team has not come together yet. WE still have many holes to fill and many issues to fix wich we hope to do during this week. We mut get everyone on the same page if we want a chance ay anything. WE pay in the NFC anythig is possible. WE just need a strong second half and we need the team to start paying as a team". WEll we hope so coach or your sake we dont want another 0-16 season!!

    John Madsen Detroit Times Newspaper
     
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    Toilet Bowl Here Come the Lions gshhhhhhhhh(toilet sound) rawr:::::::

    The Lions started out the season once again with hopes of a magical playoff run which ended as soon as they took their first snap like years before. Tho this year there has been upside like stafford who only trails peyton manning in passing effieincy and stats and the entire offense has been bright. "we feel like we can make a run next year if we can get some defensive pieces" coach tuggle said. "right now we have a chance to win somethinga nd continue our current hot streak into this toilet bowl and come out as cghampions!"- stafford said. Hopefully we can win this thing and get some serious momentum on a serious playoff run for next year!
     

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