Detroit Lions Will Not Allow Their Players Arrest To Distract Them

By Greg Bolotin

Detroit Lions will not allow their players’ arrest to distract them as they have high expectations going into the 2012 season after reaching the playoffs for the first time since the 1999 season.

People that think the Detroit Lions will allow the recent arrest of Mikel Leshoure and Nick Fairley on marijuana possession effect their play on field are wrong. Head Coach Jim Schwartz and his coaching staff will not allow the Detroit Lions to take any steps backwards. Schwartz will make sure his team will be playing like super bowl contenders in 2012.

If running back Jahvid Best returns healthy, and is able to be the player the Detroit Lions drafted him to be . The Detroit Lions are a major threat to take the Black & Blue Division title from the Green Bay Packers.With Jahvid Bests’ running and receiving abilities, he will compliment the Detroit Lions high powered passing offense.

The Detroit Lions will use the 2012 NFL Draft and free agency to address their pass coverage and other areas that opposing teams took advantage of in 2011. The Detroit Lions used the franchise tag on Cliff Avril and re-signed Stephen Tulloch helping  keep the core of the Lions defense together.

The Detroit Lion players have so much pride in their play that Matthew Stafford, Nate Burelson, and Ndamukong Suh all restructured their contracts. To help the Detroit Lions have the flexibility to re-sign players ,and address other needs. They will not allow the recent arrests, or other distractions keep them from their goal of improving on what the Detroit Lions accomplished in 2011.

The Detroit Lions have entered a new age. They have high expectations, that will soon lead them to winning a Super Bowl, and bringing the Vince Lombardi trophy home to the city of Detroit. The recent arrest of Mikel Leshoure and Nick Fairley hurt the Detroit Lions team as a whole. At the same time the Detroit Lions will not allow these distractions to come between them and the goals they want to accomplish in the near future.

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