Your Meast for Week 5 is Jahvid Best, who greatly improved the five inches per carry average he had posted for the season prior to Monday night’s victory over the Bears with 163 yards on 12 carries, including an 88-yard untouched touchdown sprint. Be sure to start him in fantasy this week when he follows that up with 38 yards rushing and one catch for 13 yards.
Any team that goes from record futility to burgeoning powerhouse within a three-year span is bound to become an instant media darling. And that’s fine. Unless you’re a fan of a division rival, you probably feel good for Lions fans. You might have already given one a patronizing pat on the head. They deserve it. So of course ESPN is gonna do their best to make us hate the Lions by blowing smoke up their asses.
Almost as annoying as “Tebow Time” on the scroll
Why would you include preseason victories in that streak? Would anyone have quibbled with that had Detroit dropped a meaningless preseason game? Nine wins in a row not ...