They played valiantly, but 2 fumbles in the red zone proved to be too costly for the Lions to overcome while losing 34-30 to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. This week the team gets to heal up with their Bye Week and begin to prepare to face the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football in another week.
The Lions escaped Philadelphia with a 27-24 victory over the Eagles on Sunday leaving them as one of the eight remaining undefeated teams in the NFL with a record of 2-0-1. This Sunday the Lions welcome reigning league MVP Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs to Ford Field. Erik and Joe discuss how the Lions will deal with the Chiefs.
The Lions remained undefeated after narrowly escaping with a 13-10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers in the home opener on Sunday. This week they travel to the city of Brotherly Love to face an undermanned Eagles squad.
Davis, Hand and Decker remain on the injury report
In Week 1 the Lions snatched a tie from the jaws of victory after a lackluster 4th quarter and overtime in Arizona. This week the Lions look to bounce back in their home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. Erik and Joe will discuss what went right for a while against the Cardinals and what the Lions could look to exploit against the Chargers.
Thursday’s injury report is not very extensive but does have some recurring members
After an unintentional 3-week hiatus, which includes our greatest “Lost Episode”, the podcast is back with a vengeance. Erik and Joe return to discuss the rebirth of NFL regular season football as the Lions take the training wheels off and head to the desert to play a late afternoon game against the Cardinals.
This week, Joe is on vacation so Erik welcomes back special guest Lions Wire’s Scott Warheit, to help navigate the last week of football and examine the Detroit Lions 30-23 loss to the Houston Texans in Week 2 of the preseason.
The Lions opened the preseason with a 31-3 drubbing by the hands of the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, or at least their reserves. This week Erik and Joe talk about why there is no reason to work your way out to the ledge yet.
Allen Park has been abuzz all week with the Lions kicking off their preparations for the 2019 season. This week Erik and Joe talk about the signing of Mike Daniels, the health of the defensive line and all other happenings from practice.
Lions sign DT Mike Daniels after he was released from Green Bay
In a corresponding move, RB Theo Riddick was released
DT Fredrick Jones was added for defensive line depth due to the rash of injuries
WR Brandon Reilly was released to make room for Jones
With Riddick cut, do Zenner or Ty Johnson find themselves on the 53 man?
Kearse’s performance so far in camp
Will 4 TE’s make the roster?
Does Fales have a shot at making the roster?
Luke Bowanko is making a push to make the final cut on the offensive line
DT Kevin Strong has taken advantage of extra playing time with the injuries
LB Jahlani Tavai has the inside track of starting at WILL
Teez Tabor has been impressive so far in camp, but still struggles with the deep ball
Diggs and Walker look solid at safety
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It has been roughly seven months since the Lions last suited up for a football game, and even though the NFL did provide teases through the draft and mini-camps we here at the Detroit Lions Breakdown Podcast have been patiently waiting for football to return… it finally has. Erik and Joe spend this week chatting about training camp.
Another week of summer, another slow week for the Lions. Luckily Erik and Joe have plenty to discuss with Erik’s latest series about heading into training camp. Once again, the listeners deliver with a bunch of excellent mailbag questions.