#OnePride, — and I never slice. Detroit Lions Week 7 snap counts: Defense goes beefy vs. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. https://lionswire.usatoday.com/2020/10/25/detroit-lions-week-7-inactives/, Scarbrough was just activated to the roster yesterday, Detroit Lions Week 8 snap counts: Shifts in the trenches couldn't save the Lions, 3 Lions Stars of Week 8: Marvin Jones hauls in a pair of TDs, Detroit Lions pivotal plays of the game: Turnovers and penalties bury Lions, Detroit Lions Week 8 rookie report: Jeff Okudah to start again, Detroit Lions Week 8: Comprehensive depth chart, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. T.J. Hockenson not going out of bounds on the final drive of the game cost the team at least 5-10 valuable seconds. Meanwhile, Swift only had nine carries on his 28 snaps (and four catches). 53.4 – average yards per … Honestly, I didn’t think this was too bad of a game for Jeff Okudah and Amani Oruwariye (PFF vehemently disagrees, for what it’s worth). The Lions stuck with their top five guys all game, and while the results were not great on the field—the had their lowest team pass blocking PFF grade of the season—it was nice to just see them stick with their favorite players out there. https://www.si.com/nfl/lions/news/lions-week-7-offensive-grades The linebackers didn’t make the kind of mistakes we’re used to seeing. First, let me give credit to Matt Patricia for what I thought was a brilliant in-game strategy. 0.4 – percent win probability for the Lions going into the final play of the game. On the too-many-men situation, Patricia didn’t initially throw the challenge flag. He becomes the 1st P in franchise history to log multiple punts of at least 67 yards in a single season, and joins Sam Martin as the only punters in team history with multiple punts of 67+ yards overall. Again, the zone coverage could’ve been better, but on some of the Falcons’ plays, you just had to give it up for their talented receivers. The Lions are at a turning point for the franchise’s future. His 4 rushing touchdowns are tied for 10th at the position. But, it did allow only two sacks, and avoided committing a single penalty. Detroit Lions Week 7 report card: Welcome back, elite Matthew Stafford Nice to see the Lions’ franchise quarterback make his first appearance … It wasn't an all-around pretty performance, with both Tyrell Crosby and Halapoulivaati Vaitai missing blocks on short-yardage runs.

This was as close to a Calvin Johnson game as I’ve seen from anyone not named Calvin Johnson.

They throttled Jacksonville, racing out to a 24-3 lead and never looking back. Lions’ big mistakes lead to decisive loss vs. Colts, 41-21. 3.9 – yards per carry for Peterson on the season, 36th in the NFL among running backs. It could do the same for Okudah.". He also dropped an easy ball on what would’ve been a third-down conversion on the second drive of the game. 80 – receiving yards for Marvin Jones Jr., more than he had in the previous 3 games combined (68). And Jayron Kearse’s workload dropped from 59% to 41% this week.

pic.twitter.com/konFEyq7mQ. Blough was signed to the active roster last week to prevent him from being poached from the Dallas Cowboys and his inactive status isn’t surprising given he is the team’s third option at quarterback. He finished the contest with nine carries for 27 yards and a touchdown on the goal line, during which he made a nice cut-back after the initial running lane was clogged up by Atlanta. 2.6 – yards per carry for Adrian Peterson in Week 7, his lowest output on the season, which has steadily declined each week. 53.4 – average yards per punt for Jack Fox (48.0 Net), still the No. His other came in 2009 against the Browns. In Week 7, he had a long of 67-yards and averaged 59.0 on his three punts for the day..@Lions P @MrJackFox booms a 67-yard punt on his first attempt of the day. Run blocking wasn’t great—especially on key short yardage situations where Adrian Peterson just had no shot. The Lions elected to not elevate any players from the practice squad this week, meaning they enter today's game with 53-players on their roster. And Kerryon Johnson, the third back in Detroit's running backs rotation, was relegated to blocking duties once again, and in his defense, did come up with a few good blocks throughout the contest. Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions' defense struggled against the Indianapolis Colts. @Lions P @MrJackFox booms a 67-yard punt on his first attempt of the day.
Enjoy his call of @MattPrater_5's game-winner.#OnePride pic.twitter.com/vp5Kwau3tm, — Detroit Lions (@Lions) October 26, 2020. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. DeAndre Swift looks like the real deal at running back. Both Jeff Okudah and Tracy Walker were phenomenal when Todd Gurley tried to bounce it outside on a few occasions.

Scarbrough was just activated to the roster yesterday, so he may still need time to acclimate, but the Lions three-back rotation is rolling right now, so there may not have been snaps available anyway. There wasn’t much going for the Lions’ return game, but their coverage teams continue to be very, very good.

Swift became the first Lions rookie with 100 rushing yards and two scores in a game since Barry Sanders in 1989. The Lions are scheduled to play in Atlanta in Week 7, just 10 days away from this outbreak. TE @TheeHOCK8 has caught a TD in 3-straight games, tied for the longest streak by a TE in franchise history since the merger.#OnePride pic.twitter.com/YnwPt4KesV, — Detroit Lions PR (@LionsPR) October 25, 2020. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. Some stuff that we hadn’t seen on tape.”. If they put forth an effort like we saw Sunday in those seemingly winnable games, they just might get back to .500 and on the fringes of playoff contention. Beating JAX didn’t move needle much last week, Read more on the Lions' three trade needs going into the Nov. 3 NFL trade deadline, Vito Chirco, Logan Lamorandier, Adam Strozynski and John Maakaron of SI All Lions provide their predictions for today's contest between the Lions and Colts, Read more on the Detroit Lions' 41-21 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, Read more on how the Lions' self-inflicted wounds cost them dearly in their Week 8 loss to the Colts. The Detroit Lions were very inconsistent at home against the Indianapolis Colts and with their 41-21 loss, the Lions might have to keep their playoff dreams on ice. The Lions are utilizing their defensive tackles more, and it’s paying off. There weren’t many missed tackles or poor run fits. Matt Patricia adjusted his defense and simplified certain aspects of his teams game plan. ", "They have won two consecutive games and dominated a bad Jaguars team. Trailing Atlanta, 22-16, with 1:04 to play, Matthew Stafford recorded his 30th career fourth-quarter comeback, capping off a miracle finish for the Lions.