Detroit Lions Struggles Against Buffalo Bills are Not a Cause for Concern

September 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Thursday night versus Buffalo, the starters for the Detroit Lions had their worst performance of the preseason.
Matthew Stafford looked like a rookie by completing three of six passes for 21 yards.  He topped that off by throwing a touchdown to the wrong team.    
The defense did not fare much better.  They managed to turn Trent Edwards into Peyton Manning.  They did stiffen up at the end of the first drive and held Buffalo to a field goal.
So what does this all mean in the grand scheme of things? Nothing!
Under normal circumstance, the fourth preseason game is nothing more than a glorified scrimmage used to get a better idea about who deserves the last couple of spots on the roster, but this one meant even less than that.
The Lions and Bills will play again in November, and for that reason alone, what you saw from the starters out there will not at all resemble what you will see when the Lions line up against the Bears in the firs...

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