If they could really tell what plays were coming, then Patricia, Jim Bob Cooter, and the re of the coaching staff will have to make some adjustments to their play calls.and fast.
The Lions seemed to run more and hit more.
What we learned from the Lions' 48-17 loss is that performance wins games, and lack of it loses them.
Patricia was asked if he saw any bright spots. But will it be the same old Detroit Lions?
The burly man with a bushy beard and a pencil over his right ear moves around a lot, spending time with various position groups during drills to share his expertise on both sides of the ball.
"I told those guys in there, 'I'll take this one, '" Stafford said.
"It's always good to have fans on the road when you're winning".
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"I think we definitely set a tone, set a standard. That's what we need to do the whole season".
"I'm starting him - my confidence level has got to be pretty high", Bowles said.
Darnold is the first Jets quarterback to throw for two touchdowns in his National Football League debut, which is vindication for a coaching staff that took flak for believing in him as deeply as they did. He also sat during the anthem throughout last season. "He's (been) playing football his whole life". That's just the way things are The headlines were written in advance for whether he was the hero, goat or, like he was in this game, one of many who played very well. The defense (and even the Jets' once-maligned special teams) had his back as promised, taking the ball away five times and yielding just a single touchdown drive to Matthew Stafford, a 10-year veteran QB who routinely posts 4,000-passing yard seasons. But Stafford is the proven man here, and with a revamped supporting cast in the backfield, he should be able to capitalize on a takeaway or two to help the Lions start with a "W".
Benoit predicts that if Detroit can show a semblance of a running game, the team has a realistic shot at a wild card playoff berth.
But the wheels began falling off for the Lions soon afterwards.
Detroit's players liked playing for Caldwell. The Jets stocked their defense with all these young starters, and then they added their hopeful face of the franchise. They found out quickly Patricia was bringing a change of pace: a demonstrative and louder leader. It was the first play of the game. "He came in, he laid down the law". "We had a couple good plays".
The Detroit Lions scored on a touchdown on the game's first snap, but it wasn't long before the fans at Ford Field sensed trouble.