Lions use preseason to evaluate players' film study skills, too

The Detroit News
Lions use preseason to evaluate players' film study skills, too
Lions use preseason to evaluate players' film study skills, too

Allen Park — The third game of the NFL preseason long has been known as the dress rehearsal for the regular season because of how much the starters traditionally play in the exhibition contest, but it's just as much, if not more about the week of preparation leading up to the game. Training camp is about fundamentals and technique, individual and position group improvement. Once camp breaks, heading into that third preseason game, that's when teams start watching film and preparing for opponents. "It is a little bit difficult, obviously, with large rosters on both sides of the ball," Lions coach Matt Patricia said, "but certainly for us something that we try to go through a normal week and

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