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Old 11-22-2012   #16
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Default Re: Trend - giving up big plays on 3rd and long

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Originally Posted by Corrosion View Post
This defense , prior to the Jaq's game had been shutting offenses down on 3rd and long at a historical pace.

The Jaq's had 5 plays on third and long that accounted for 300+ yards of offense.

Today the Lions converted 3rd and long multiple times. Detriot finished 9-18 on 3rd down overall. 5 of those 9 conversions were on 3rd and 10 or longer according to the play by play on NFL.com.

Thats got to be a concern going forward.
Just like you said in the other thread. Can't expect the secondary to hold up for 8 seconds.

We need another pass rusher, a stud.
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