Originally written September 14, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
http://www.onlinesportfreaks.com/top-5-linebackers-nfl/ Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz….Handshake Part II could be really interesting! Meanwhile, Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions were one of the biggest locks to win in the season opener and they very nearly blew their opportunity at home against the St. Louis Rams. The Rams do not possess a ton of talent offensively, and the Lions got to Sam Bradford at will with a few injuries they suffered up front. However, it was Stafford and that high octane offense that struggled to put up any points in the red zone. Throwing three interceptions and with two of them being at the goal-line absolutely tortured this Detroit team from opening up a can that everybody thought they would. On a positive note, Kevin Smith went insane in the backfield for the Lions. He went off for 91 yards and 2 TD in the performance, but it may not be jack squat against the best defense in the NFL. San Francisco only allowed one stinking rushing TD for the whole ...
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