Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 8/4/13
Right from the get go, let’s talk numbers. Key numbers from last year are as follows: 4-12 record 23 times a WR was tackled inside the 5 yd line (league high) 6 recovered fumbles (league low). So I mention optimism in the title right? Well this is why. You see these numbers and this is what Coach Schwartz sees, as well as the rest of the coaching staff. These numbers are anomalies and have nowhere to go but up. This in itself should have Coach Schwartz excited and looking forward to this year. This and well… in case you haven’t noticed, the Lions have turned over quite a bit of their roster and added depth, speed and overall raw talent. Schwartz is a defensive guy. He has been given two new members in the secondary (Quin and Slay) while the team’s fingers are crossed that Delmas might actually have a healthy year. In the trenches, outside of Suh and Fairley at DT the Lions have turned over their whole defensive line (Jones, Ansah, Idonije, Mosley,) which is even more important giv...
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