Scouts Inc. team capsules: Lions
Matthew Stafford will keep the offense basic and the defense has miles to go
After a lot of offseason film study and conversations with NFL coaches and scouts, this is a quick look at each team's offense and defense heading into the regular season. It is a capsule of what philosophy we likely will see on both sides of the ball as well as who is calling the shots. Here: the Detroit Lions.
Scouts 2009 capsule -- Detroit Lions
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