Last year, special teams were the achilles heel for the Lions. The momentum swung in the opponents favor more often than it needed to and it cost the Lions some games. detroitlions.com says John Bonamego is making special teams a top priority.
Co-defensive line coach Jim Washburn has been giving great advice and helpful hints to his players on the defensive line. detroitlions.com says DE Willie Young has already been impacted by Washburn.
The Lions were fortunate enough to have Kyle Vanden Bosch for a few years. Vanden Bosch was known for never giving up on a play. The returning Lions have carried that mentality to this season. detroitlions.com says C.J. Mosley, who is new to the team, is realizing that's how the Lions defensive line plays.