Posted August 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
After a lackluster start to the preseason, the Detroit Lions appear to have gotten their offense in working order. The Baltimore Ravens, on the other hand, still apparently have plenty of work to do on their defense. Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in four possessions and Calvin Johnson had five catches for 111 yards to help the Lions cruise to a 27-12 preseason victory on Friday night. Stafford went 12 for 17 for 184 yards. He failed to produce a score in three drives last week against Cleveland, then came up empty in his first two series against Baltimore before guiding touchdown drives of 93 and 70 yards. ''We got into a little bit of a rhythm,'' Stafford said. ''When we kind of figured out what they were doing, we went out and executed.'' Johnson did most of the damage. During the 93-yard drive, he had three catches for 83 yards, a stark contrast to his performance against Cleveland (two catches, 36 yards). ''When we get it going, our offense really flows,'' Jo...
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