Through 12 weeks, which team is the NFL’s biggest surprise? How about the Andrew Luck-led Colts, who are 7-4? The biggest disappointment? That honor goes to the dysfunctional 3-8 “Dream Team” Eagles.
Football players on both sides have gotten bigger, faster and stronger over the years, so the yards per carry or catch stay largely the same from one era to the next. Not so the numbers in the kicking game.
Not only did the Lions lose the game, but now they have to face tough questions about whether their franchise quarterback can stay healthy.
At first it seemed like a fun novelty — 307-pound Ndamukong Suh lining up to kick an extra point for Detroit as the home crowd shouted his name.