Last week was Kerryon Johnson’s week—as our own Hamza Baccouche predicted. The Detroit Lions’ arsenal of weapons is so deep that it seems like every player on that offense has had his day already in 2018. Kenny Golladay has already had a couple of fantastic games. Golden Tate leads the team in receptions, receiving yards and plays of 20+ yards. And while Marvin Jones Jr. hasn’t quite had his day yet, we’ve seen what he’s capable of from last year.
Which brings us to Week 8 against the Seattle Seahawks. While I’ve mentioned only offensive players thus far, it’s just as likely a defensive player steps up. Detroit has guys like Da’Shawn Hand, Darius Slay and Quandre Diggs have already made big plays this year and are clearly capable of more.
So today’s Question of the Day is:
Which Lions player will have a big game against the Seahawks?
My answer: Kenny Golladay. Last week, we didn’t see much from Golladay—for two reasons. One, he inexplicably had yet another touchdown taken off the board for a sketchy penalty away from the play. Secondly, he was often matched up against shutdown cornerback Xavien Howard.
Golladay won’t have to deal with anyone the likes of Howard this week, as Seattle’s cornerbacks are perhaps their weakest position group. We’ve seen Golladay pop off in just about every game this season, and I expect it to happen again this week.