Found September 30, 2012 on The Majors Detroit:
The Lions made history Sunday afternoon in their 20-13 loss to the Vikings… and it wasn’t item that special teams coordinator Danny Crossman is going to want to put on his resume any time soon. In the Super Bowl era the Lions became the first team to allow a kick off return for a touchdown and punt return for a touchdown in consecutive weeks. In fact that last time this happened came well before Super Bowl I in 1967… how about all they back in 1940, a year before the United States became involved in the second World War. Who would’ve thought that the Lions defensive special teams would be worse than the actual defense before the season started… On the opening kickoff, Percy Harvin went untouched for a 105 yard touchdown giving the Minnesota Vikings a very early 7-0 lead. Later in the third quarter the special team woes would continue as Marcus Sherels would return a punt 77 yards for a touchdown giving the Vikings a 20-6 lead. From there the game was lost for the Lions who continued...
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