-- RB Shawn Bryson has been the Lions' leading producer in the backfield, although that's not saying much for a team that has gained only 122 yards rushing total in two games. Bryson is averaging 4.3 yards on 12 carries and has a total of 51 yards rushing but also leads Lions receivers with eight catches for 89 yards.
-- WR Charles Rogers had four receptions for 38
yards for the second consecutive week. During most of the game, however, the
Lions rookie WR found himself sandwiched in double coverage, unable to deliver
the big plays the Lions needed in their 31-6 loss at Green Bay.
-- QB Joey Harrington's passer rating took a dive -- from 116.0 down to 66.6 --
after completing just 26 of 55 passes and being intercepted three times in the
Lions' 31-6 loss at Green Bay. Not all of the incompletions were Harrington's
fault. By unofficial count, his receivers dropped a minimum of seven
-- TE Mikhael Ricks might be in the process of losing
the starting job after dropping two passes and having another bounce off the
back of his helmet in the Lions' 31-6 loss at Green Bay. In two games, Ricks has
four catches for 57 yards but was benched in the second half against the
Packers, with rookie Casey Fitzsimmons taking over the TE receiving
-- TE Casey Fitzsimmons, an undrafted rookie from
Carroll College in Montana, got playing time and his first two NFL receptions in
the Lions' 31-6 loss at Green Bay, at the expense of starting TE Mikhael Ricks.
Ricks caught two passes for 14 yards but had two drops and another ball bounced
off the back of his helmet because he didn't turn and look for it.
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