- Rookie Detroit Lions running back Dwayne Washington left Sunday’s game early with an ankle injury and
did not return. (Editor’s note: as pointed out by Twitter user @timzim1613, Washington did return to the game, but only played in seven offensive snaps). Per usual, Jim Caldwell did not offer an update on Washington’s condition in his post-game press conference, but reporters saw Washington with a noticeable limp:
- In better news, Matthew Stafford continues to stamp his name in the NFL record book:
- Taylor Decker and Darius Slay were the two highest rated players against the Bears according to Pro Football Focus. Decker was especially impressive:
A week after allowing 2 sacks and 5 pressures, Taylor Decker was perfect in pass protection against Bears.— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) October 3, 2016
On the other hand, there’s this little nugget from that article:
Detroit currently owns the lowest-graded pass-rush and run defense in the league.
- Want the Lions to fire Jim Caldwell in the middle of the season? Detroit Jock City has a list of six potential mid-season replacements. (Sideshow warning).
- This guy may have ran for more yards than the Lions’ backfield:
- Eric Ebron had an embarrassing moment against the Bears in which he thought a play was over and gave up on the play. After the game, he completely owned up to the mistake:
Really good, mature stuff from Eric Ebron on his blocking mistake on the Riddick play: "I blew our play up." pic.twitter.com/heacWyE5aK— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) October 2, 2016
- The Lions aren’t the only team to get victimized by the poor officiating. Check out this unbelievable moment from the Cleveland-Washington game: