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Myth Busters: The Detroit Lions Running Game

Jahvid Best (Andrew Weber, US Presswire)

Is Detroit's claim that it wants to run the football a smokescreen? Do they just try to sell opponents on the fact that they might run the football? Can the Lions win without an effective rushing attack? Lions insider Mike Mady tackles each of the running game 'myths' surrounding the Detroit Lions as they prepare for the 2012 season.

The Detroit Lions head into 2012 considered to be a pass-happy team. With an offense that features the likes of Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson and after finishing with the league’s second-rated passing attack in 2011, this perception seems to have some merit on the surface. The coaching staff has been seemingly adamant on their desire to run the football for years but often doesn’t... Recommended Stories

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