Long before the Lions went to training camp in July, coach Steve Mariucci was busy trying to figure out what was wrong with them. No, not like that. The former San Francisco coach -- hired by the Lions in early February -- wasn't as concerned about their 5-27 record over the past two years as he was trying to figure out why they were so vulnerable to injuries.
August 18, 2003
As camp winds down here in Allen Park - just one more day to go before the team breaks camp - the Detroit Lions have some difficult personnel decisions to make. There have been several pleasant surprises making for some tough calls on who sticks and who doesn't. Lions' insider Mike Fowler breaks down the competitive positions, including running back and tight end!
August 13, 2003