Flowers had the game’s only sack, forcing a Minshew fumble just before halftime, and the Lions pressured Minshew on 31.3% of his dropbacks — a number that would skew even higher if not for a game script that allowed the Lions to play more passively while up big in the second half. In my study of the all-22 coaches film, I credited the Lions with nine pressures on 20 Minshew dropbacks in the first half.
We had a very special guest on the Man Coverage podcast this week. Seven-time Pro Bowler, three-time All Pro and Super Bowl-winning offensive tackle Lomas Brown joined us. He revealed what instrument he’s going to play at his Hall of Fame induction (should he ever get in), why he was shocked the Lions drafted him, why the early 90s Lions didn’t win the Super Bowl.
Detroit Lions IOC Darrell Bevell admits Marvin Jones "does get frustrated" when he hasn't caught as many passes as he would like this year.