Originally written on Blogging Dirty  |  Last updated 6/29/14

DETROIT , MI - NOVEMBER 26: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions looks on during the game against the Green Bay Packers on November 26, 2009 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. Green Bay won the game 34-12. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Lions WR Calvin JohnsonAcross the fansided network each week during this season, we will be doing a quick Q&A with the Falcons’ opponents for that week. This week I had a chance to talk with Zac Snyder from SideLion Report about this Sundays match up between the Falcons and Lions.Blogging Dirty – The Lions have had a very good start to the season. What has been the catalyst for this early season success?SLR – Mostly talent. The Lions weren’t very good for so many years for a reason: they didn’t have very good players. That has slowly changed over the last two seasons to the point that the group they have now expects to win. The four game winning streak to end last season showed them (even if they already believed it) that they can win. Even with the lockout, the Lions were able to maintain a lot of consistency in their approach and philosophy so they were able to hit the ground running.BD – With Detroit losing to San Fran last week, and the whole handshake incident. Will this ha...
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