Detroit Lions: Unnamed GMs Rip Lions, but Are They Wrong?

October 10, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, two anonymous NFL execs recently shared their feelings about the Detroit Lions on Pro Football Weekly's website. They didn't pull any punches. Their appraisals were harsh and deeply critical—and to some extent very true.
The first GM spoke about the Lions' defensive line:
“They don’t have enough good players, and the players they think are good are not that good. Suh belongs on the all-hype team. Avril is not that good—put on any game, and you can watch him get blocked time and time again. Corey Williams is solid but nothing that wows you or makes you wonder how you are going to block him. The other guy (defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch) is a try-hard guy getting up in years that does not really threaten you. For as much as people talk about that D-line and all its depth, where are all the players."
He went on to say:
“They are a one-dimensional offensive team that, if the quarter...

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