Episode #205: Lions vs Ravens, Week 3 preview

This week on the podcast, the guys set the table for the Detroit Lions 2021 Week 3 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field.

Roster Moves:

Injury Report

  • OUT: Jamie Collins
  • QUESTIONABLE: RB D’Andre Swift (groin)
  • Q: WR Kalif Raymond (thigh)
  • Q: DL Michael Brockers (shoulder)
  • Q: DL Kevin Strong (concussion/thigh) – downgraded to a limited practice on Friday
  • Q: EDGE Trey Flowers (shoulder/knee) – did not practice any day this week
  • Q: EDGE Romeo Okwara (shoulder)
  • Q: EDGE Julian Okwara (neck) – added to the injury report on Thursday

Protected PS: Bruce Hector, Steven Montez, Jalen Elliott, Ryan Santoso

Packers’ review

  • Solid first half (17-14 lead), the OL was opening holes and pass protecting
  • Late 3rd Q implosion – 4th and 1 failure, Goff fumbles next snap, fumble on 3rd down
  • Once they’re behind, they’re not built to play catch up

Ravens’ preview

  • Ravens are injured and just had a COVID-19 positive test knock out some starters
    • Starters OUT
      • LT Ronnie Stanley
      • DE Derek Wolfe, and his replacement Justin Madubuike
      • NT Brandon Williams
      • EDGE Justin Houston
  • Key matchups: Hold gaps and try and slow down Lamar Jackson
  • Key: LB Derrick Barnes vs Ravens running game
  • Key: Lions OL control the trenches vs light Ravens DL
  • Key: Feed T.J. Hockenson vs anyone

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