The Detroit Lions defense was pretty good in 2018, ranking sixteenth in scoring and tenth in yards allowed. The 6-10 record was a step back from the nine-win season the year before. Are the Lions demonstrably better in 2019, that is the subject of this week’s Kick In the Crotch Weekly?
General manager, Bob Quinn, said that missing the playoffs was not acceptable and went out and hired new head coach, Matt Patricia, prior to last year. In addition, Quinn’s entire roster is 100% Quinn-approved players; no one has survived from a previous regime going into 2019.