Matt Nelson played TE in high school and DE at Iowa, but has settled in as the Detroit Lions' swing tackle, thanks to 18 months of training — and food
D’Andre Swift had more rushing yards than any Lions tailback in more than a year. He had the longest run by a Lions player in two years. He became the first Lions rookie with 100 rushing yards and two touchdowns since 1989, when somebody named Barry Sanders did.
Adrian Peterson has been impressed with the progress of Detroit Lions rookie RB D’Andre Swift, who he said has taken "tremendous steps" in his game.