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(MLive.com)   Old and busted: Calvin Johnson Rule. New hotness: Matthew Stafford Rule   (mlive.com) divider line
    More: Followup, Detroit Lions, Calvin Johnson, 2009 NFL Draft, Miss, Matthew Stafford, creation of a new NFL rule, National Football League, NFL Draft  
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2020-08-09 10:16:22 AM  
7 votes:
So another Lion didn't actually catch it?
 
2020-08-09 6:13:00 PM  
2 votes:

thesharkman: It's tough being a Lions fan. But you learn over time that even at 5-0 you can't get excited.
The Calvin Johnson rule. The overtime choosing to kick off. Two posts above. The Rodgers Hail Mary.  The time the Seahawks knocked the ball out of the endzone. Eddie Murray's missed field goal against the 49ers. The penalty reversal against the Cowboys. Not building a team around Barry or Calvin or an OL for Stafford. Marty. Millen. Firing Caldwell.

Sure there have been some nice moments and it's good to relish those. Game against the Rams in 1999, comeback against the Cowboys and beating the Browns when Stafford was hurt.


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2020-08-10 7:46:04 AM  
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jake3988: Can we PLEASE stop testing using the garbage quick tests?  They're garbage.  All it does is fail repeatedly and then you have to do the REAL tests to confirm that it was, in fact, garbage.

It's happened to Matthew Stafford.  It happens to Mike DeWine.

It doesn't save time, it just creates headaches.  Do it right and it'll save all the inevitable headaches.

/And I assume it'll give just as many false negatives and those are worse.


But that's how we can inflate the numbers and get bad orange man out of office.
 
2020-08-09 6:36:59 PM  
1 vote:

Igor Jakovsky: thesharkman: It's tough being a Lions fan. But you learn over time that even at 5-0 you can't get excited.
The Calvin Johnson rule. The overtime choosing to kick off. Two posts above. The Rodgers Hail Mary.  The time the Seahawks knocked the ball out of the endzone. Eddie Murray's missed field goal against the 49ers. The penalty reversal against the Cowboys. Not building a team around Barry or Calvin or an OL for Stafford. Marty. Millen. Firing Caldwell.

Sure there have been some nice moments and it's good to relish those. Game against the Rams in 1999, comeback against the Cowboys and beating the Browns when Stafford was hurt.

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Oh yeah :(
 
2020-08-09 4:20:18 PM  
1 vote:
I assumed this was a rule to keep your wife off social media.
 
2020-08-09 8:20:36 AM  
1 vote:
I think my favorite stupid thing I ever saw happen to my Lions was when, Jim Schwartz threw a challenge flag on an obvious mistake that led to a scoop and score, at the time by throwing a challenge flag on a play that would be reviewed automatically the review and the challenge was nullified and the blatent error and touchdown stood.
 
2020-08-09 7:57:05 AM  
1 vote:
Does it involve coconuts?
 
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