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Week 8 Recap
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The Detroit Lions will be returning home after a two-game road trip. They will take on the Miami Dolphins at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Ford Field. Detroit needs to shore up a defense that is allowing 32.33 points per contest.
The game between the Lions and the Dallas Cowboys last week was not a total blowout, but with Detroit falling 24-6 on the road, it was darn close to turning into one. QB Jared Goff had a memorable game, but not in the way you want to be remembered: besides failing to produce a single touchdown, he threw two interceptions and fumbled the ball twice. Goff ended up with a passer rating of 139.
Meanwhile, even if it wasn’t a dominant performance, Miami beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-10 last week. The Miami offense checked out after the first half but had enough points banked to take the matchup anyway. Miami’s RB Raheem Mostert looked sharp as he snatched one receiving TD.
Most of the squad’s points came courtesy of special teams, which contributed ten. K Jason Sanders delivered a perfect 3-for-3 game.
Detroit is expected to lose this next one by 3.5. Those sticking with them against the spread have guts, to put it politely, as the squad has let down bettors in their past three games.
Miami’s victory lifted them to 4-3 while Detroit’s defeat dropped them down to 1-5. Giving up five turnovers, the Lions had had trouble holding onto the ball. We’ll see if the Dolphins can exploit that vulnerability.
Flicks from the road WIN in the Motor City 📸 ⬇️
A man of his word. 😂 @mikegesicki
The #GesickiGriddy may be gone but never forgotten. 😅 #BudLightCelly pic.twitter.com/HD7bsiaw1k
All love ❤️ @T_Armstead72 pic.twitter.com/4xdCJbuxgR
Fins for the win Again!!🐬
.@mikegesicki is sorry for not doing the Griddy 😂 #MIAvsDET pic.twitter.com/cAZHjdlEsO
Check us out on 560 WQAM right now! We are fired up! Dolphins move to 5-3! @TheFishTank81 @ojmcduffie81
FINAL: Miami improves to 5-3! #MIAvsDET #FinsUp @MiamiDolphins pic.twitter.com/YBynVH7XqN
🗣️🗣️🗣️ DUB @RobertHandyHunt pic.twitter.com/LdTSpmhMVY
Hear from @JaredGoff16 on the #MIAvsDET postgame show presented by @MGMGrandDetroithttps://t.co/3HI8K6y83e
“I know how close we are” pic.twitter.com/Mktkx3BlSs
Coach’s opening comments on today’s game pic.twitter.com/Odp0jeNObo
Current mood. 😎 #FinsUp pic.twitter.com/ClgIe4Qsud
Watch Head Coach Dan Campbell live on the #MIAvsDET postgame show presented by @MGMGrandDetroithttps://t.co/3HI8K6h51e
Tune in to the #MIAvsDET postgame show presented by @MGMGrandDetroit https://t.co/3HI8K6y83e
Coach McDaniel and players meet with the media following our Week 8 win in Detroit.
You know what time it is…
FINS. FOR. THE. WIN. pic.twitter.com/XV0m4OXNdQ
That’s a road dub‼️ #FinsUp pic.twitter.com/gSAhq8aGkS
Victory Formation in Detroit‼️ #FinsUp
TUA TO TYREEK ONCE AGAIN!
Defense with the 4th down stop!!
Deep shot to Reynolds is no good. Turnover on downs. #MIAvsDET
#Lions Injury Update:
TE Brock Wright is being evaluated for a concussion and has been ruled Out.
Making plays in his 🏠 state! 👏 @zachsieler with the big third down sack!
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