It wasn’t all disaster on Monday night in Lambeau Field for the Detroit Lions. While the focus is rightly on the shortcomings of the defense this week, the Lions also proved that their offense is starting to mesh, albeit in unfamiliar and new ways.
It’s hard to call the running game established when Jared Goff ends Monday as the leading rusher, but we’ve received glimpses of Anthony Lynn’s offensive scheme now, and now that leads to breaking down the plan we could see on Sunday moving forward.
Of course, all plans are plans until they meet reality. In this case, keeping pace with an offense like that of the Green Bay Packers might prove too much, which brings us to the next point of consternation: how this defense is struggling and where reinforcement might come from, especially in the case of a war-weary cornerback unit and a struggling linebacker corps.
We’re breaking it all down in the latest edition of the Pride Of Detroit PODcast, revisiting Monday Night Football and the divisional matchup that was. While we delivered our instant reactions on the immediate postgame show on our Twitch channel, this PODcast is dedicated towards going more in-depth on both units and deciphering the woes and successes of both, plus the stand-out performers and the opposite of such when applicable.
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