Yesterday was the start of something that I’ve been anticipating for months; the beginning of the football season. Yeah it’s only the preseason but I know that after each game we move one day closer to the start of the regular season. Last night the city of Detroit gathered in their living rooms, inside bars and basements to watch the Detroit Lions kickoff the pre-season against the Cleveland Browns. There was much anticipation for Matthew Stafford and how he looked after his record-breaking season last year and we all wanted to Calvin Johnson and if theMadden Cursewould have any affect on him yet. Then you have Ndamukong Suh who is trying to “bounce back” after an “off” year.
Now enough of the small talk, lets get to the actually game which affectionately has been dubbed the Great Lakes Classic.
Going into this game I thought the Lions’ first team would go in and crush the opposing Browns’ first unit.
However the complete opposite happened.
The Lions played mediocre while the Brown...