Originally Posted by Corrosion
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.