- We may not think the Detroit Lions have much of a chance on Sunday, but a few experts are picking the Lions to upset the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday:
Sorry, Falcons, Cowboys, Eagles and Texans. The picks are in from @wilner88:https://t.co/hHsadWsAQo pic.twitter.com/C17GfexMnH— AP NFL (@AP_NFL) October 6, 2016
.@PFF_Steve's bold prediction for the week?— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) October 6, 2016
"I'm calling the Lions over the Eagles." https://t.co/gZjiuaGk82
- Offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter believes that Golden Tate is due for a huge game on Sunday.
- On the other side of the ball, defensive coordinator Teryl Austin belives rookie safety Miles Killebrew will continue to see his role grow as the season progresses:
#Lions DC Teryl Austin said he expects to build on safety Miles' Killebrew's role moving forward.— Paula Pasche (@paulapasche) October 6, 2016
- If the Lions wanted to bring back linebacker Josh Bynes, they could do so much sooner than originally believed:
Tracked down an injury settlement number for Josh Bynes. Looks like the Lions could re-sign the LB after Week 6, if there's interest.— Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) October 6, 2016
- The Lions may have wasted a second-round pick on quarterback Drew Stanton, but he was arguably the best quarterback in that draft class:
#Lions know how to draft QBs: pic.twitter.com/NfXVepGeCC— Pride Of Detroit (@PrideOfDetroit) October 7, 2016
- Tate believes the his four-game slump is all in his own head.
- The Lions are bringing out the A-Team for captains this week:
Captains: Matthew Stafford, Glover Quin, Don Muhlbach— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) October 7, 2016