Stafford, Lions unravel in Patricia’s dreadful debut

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Stafford, Lions unravel in Patricia’s dreadful debut

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DETROIT (AP) — The booing began early. The Detroit Lions scored on a touchdown on the game’s first snap, but it wasn’t long before the fans at Ford Field sensed trouble.

An anemic first quarter of offense set the tone. By halftime, Matthew Stafford and the Lions were trailing, and in the third quarter, they unraveled completely.

The 48-17 loss to the New York Jets on Monday night was a dreadful debut for new coach Matt Patricia and a nightmare for Stafford, who was intercepted four times in a total debacle for Detroit.
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Re: Stafford, Lions unravel in Patricia’s dreadful debut

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I don't know why, but there's something that feels strangely delightful about this. Like a kind of nostalgia. Like remembering the Vikings of the mid-to-late 1990s when the Lions were this bad on a regular basis.
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Re: Stafford, Lions unravel in Patricia’s dreadful debut

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dead_poet wrote: Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:44 pm I don't know why, but there's something that feels strangely delightful about this. Like a kind of nostalgia. Like remembering the Vikings of the mid-to-late 1990s when the Lions were this bad on a regular basis.
Maybe because it's another epic fail by a Bill Belichick disciple.

Matt Patricia, welcome to the wonderful head coaching world of Eric Mangini, Romeo Crenel, Charlie Weiss and Josh Daniels. You're in stellar company, dude.
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Re: Stafford, Lions unravel in Patricia’s dreadful debut

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I watched that game from the start to see if the Lions could really be as bad as they looked in the preseason. I think I got a pretty clear answer.
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Re: Stafford, Lions unravel in Patricia’s dreadful debut

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Lions was gawd awful. I don't ever believe in the Jets
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Re: Stafford, Lions unravel in Patricia’s dreadful debut

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Still dreadful. Defense wasn’t bad but this team isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. They at least got a new #1 RB and WR.