Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/21/12
For the Detroit Lions, in a need of a game to get right, and the Tennessee Titans, in need of a strong showing before they lose control of their season, Sunday’s game has a lot of importance. The Lions do not want to be 1-2, and the Titans definitely do not want to be 0-3. However, while this looks like a game the Lions can dominate they cannot afford to play down to their competition like they did in week one against the St. Louis Rams. Great NFL teams roll over teams like the Titans, the Lions are not that yet but they need to come out swinging and it would be nice to see a complete 60 minute performance out of QB Matthew Stafford. The Lions come into week three scoring 23 point per game on average. They have averaged 362.5 yards per game. Their defense has allowed 25 points per game, while giving up 299.5 yards. The Titans are almost polar opposites. They are averaging just 11.5 points per game and are allowing 36. Their offense averages 48 yards, while allowing their opponents t...
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