Ndamukong Suh: Leading Detroit Lions’ Improved D-Line Vs Packers’ Improved O-Line

September 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers are probably looking at a mismatched game this Sunday.
Aaron Rodgers against one of the worst back seven in the NFL. The Lions struggling, shorthanded offense against the Packers thriving sack-machine of a defense.
The Lions defensive line vs. the Packers offensive line.
Wait a minute. That's actually worth watching.
Last year, the Lions dominated the Packers' offensive line at Lambeau (while the Packers dominated everywhere else), bring Aaron Rodgers down five times in that game.
That was with a defense that ranked 29th in sacks for the season, playing an offense that gave up a league-high 51 sacks on the season.
This year, the Lions rank third in sacks with 11 through three games. The Packers have given up three sacks all season.
Clearly, both teams have fixed their problems in that area. But now both units come to the test. The Lions are likely up against their toughest offensive line challenge yet, while the...

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