Now in Week 4, the Lions travel to New York to play their first AFC East opponent of the year, the New York Jets. After a Week 3 victory over the Green Bay Packers, the Lions No. 1 ranked defense looks to stay atop the charts against a Jets sub-par offense.
“And with the 10th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions select, Eric Ebron, tight end out of the University of North Carolina.”
The Tarheel was coveted as the best tight end in the draft and Mel Kiper’s eighth-best available player. With draft superstar wide receiver Sammy Watkins and Mike Evans already off the board, the Lions looked to grab an offensive weapon in Ebron.
Like every team during the offseason, the Detroit Lions should be scrambling to find free agents to sign. Last year’s offseason saw productive signings like running back Reggie Bush, which worked wonders for the team despite a poor finish overall.
So far, the Lions have already brought on a new head coach and a new offensive coordinator. They have also began work on fixing the holes in the team’s secondary by signing defensive back Isa Abdul-Quddus. When coupled with smart signings, new head coach Jim Caldwell’s prediction for a ring could come true.
Everyone loves a good comeback kid story. Especially lifelong fans, like myself, of the currently 4-2 Detroit Lions. After all the offseason hype, including Calvin Johnson’s encore to his record-breaking 2012-13 season and the addition of Reggie Bush, fans had a lot to look forward to. Read More…