Sophomore (Honolulu) Blues: Which Detroit Lions Risk a Sophomore Slump?

July 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's something we don't really like to talk about in Detroit, because we're often not involved, but it's something that happens every year.
No, not the playoffs.
I'm talking about sophomore slumps. Those rookies who gave us some eye-popping moments last year now have a season's worth of work on film, and you can bet that opposing teams have found a weakness in each of them.
Some of them will overcome the sophomore jinx and continue to play well. Some will find that their second year of acclimation to the league is even tougher than the first. And some just might fall out of favor entirely, never able to replicate what success they did have in their rookie season.
So who's who? Here's a rundown of the Lions' sophomore class and how they may fare in 2010.
Matthew Stafford, QB
This is the big one. As Stafford's 2010 goes, so goes the Lions' 2010.
And yet, Stafford may be the one with the most question marks around him. Sure, there's enough film on him to...

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