Kent Lee Platte, DLD Writer
Fans are always just a little less excited coming off a loss. Even when that loss was by a last second buzzer beater against a perennial postseason contender. Sure, the Lions had their flaws against the Bengals. For the most part, though, they performed very well as a unit, and with only a few exceptions that was the case last week. The Lions were simply outcoached and never adjusted their game plan to compensate.
This week, they face the cream of the NFC East, the Dallas Cowboys. Both teams are 4-3, both boast strong QBs and top flight WRs, and some sketchy defensive play. The teams are far from similar, however, and the under the radar match ups this week have a theme of not necessarily being match ups if the teams had played each other week one. (more…)