Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 12/2/12

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22: Head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions looks on against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field on November 22, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions came from behind to defeat the Browns 38-37. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Heading into today’s game against the Indianapolis Colts the Lions are 4-7 and in the middle of a disappointing season with signs of regression everywhere. Sure you can say it’s been entertaining with the 4th quarters that leave you on the edge of your seat but in the end there have been too many losses with a lot of reckless play. And as fans you need to ask yourself one question, which starter is having a better year this year than last? An answer may be difficult to find with Nick Fairley being the only player I can think of due to the fact he had an injury plagued rookie season that held him out of a lot of games. Tight end Brandon Pettigrew is having an awful season and is responsible for three plays alone that has seemingly cost Detroit two wins. He (Pettigrew) leads the team with four fumbles and has disappeared as a red zone target. Furthermore Pettigrew has been targeted 91 times for only 54 receptions. The team plays as undisciplined as their head coach Jim Schwartz’s acti...
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