Dan Campbell Spent Most Of The Last Week Scouting Without His Win Team Exploring the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Detroit Lions Let’s start the film with a setback.
“When you go back there’s a lot of young talent in this team and you see improvement in the last eight weeks,” Campbell said on Monday, saying goodbye to the team.
“And look, the hard part right now is that what happened (against) Philly puts a bad taste in everyone’s mouth and so does ours.
“But when you go back and you kind of step back and look at it in its totality, you see an improvement in the younger players.”
Detroit was drunk 44-6 by the Eagles in their last game on October 31.
The Lions (0-8) will get another chance to avoid being the only winning team in the NFL on the road against Pittsburgh on Sunday.
“Definitely looking at it like a new season,” rookie receiver Amon-Ra St.
While the Lions have lost every game they’ve played, former quarterback Drew Stanton said people throughout the organization have told him that Campbell has not lost the respect of the players. In the locker room.
“It’s cool, but I don’t think I’ll do that either,” the first-year coach said. “Look, nobody wants to be in the situation we’re in. But I go back to it, it’s more about the people we have here.”
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D’Andre Swift has been a bright spot, leading all NFL trails with 47 receptions and second with 415 yards received. Swift, drafted in the second round in 2020, has scored five touchdowns for more than double the total of any teammate.
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On both sides of the ball, the Detroit Red Zone has one of the worst players in the league and stood in front of Campbell as he studied the team’s first eight defeats.
“It’s still something that’s very clear,” he said.
Calif Raymond has gone from being an NFL traveler to perhaps Detroit’s best receiver ever. Raymond, 27, has 26 receptions for 334 yards and two scores. He entered the season with more than nine receptions in any of his four seasons with teams from both Denver, New York, and Tennessee.
Detroit has struggled to throw deep throughout the season and Campbell said the team is determined to change that.
Jared Goff averages 9.7 yards per completion, which places him 31st in the NFL.
“We have to pursue this issue, which starts with us because Goff will do what we’re asking him to do,” Campbell said. “And, he’s definitely got the hands and the precision to make it happen.”
OT Taylor Decker has been out all season with a finger injury, but Campbell seems like the veteran is eager to get back on the field. The team gave him a chance to return by removing him from the injured reserve.
“I looked at him and looked right into his eyes and I know he’s ready to go,” Campbell said. “I can tell he’s excited about jumping in there and starting to rep in a left tackle position.”
The Lions have lost key players to season-ending injuries, including center Frank Ragno, defensive end Romeo Okawara and cornerback Jeff Okuda, who was drafted No.
13.75 – In a league known for equality, Detroit has lost an average of 13.75 points.
Victory. Detroit is desperate for a win and it can be an underdog in every game. The Lions have road games left against Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Denver, Atlanta and Seattle. Detroit, without much fan support, hosts Chicago on Thanksgiving and also plays Minnesota, Arizona and Green Bay at Ford Field.
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