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Inside the Game: OL prepared to take leap forward

Jeff Backus

With the youthful trio of Dominic Raiola, Jeff Backus, and Stockar McDougle, including the veteran presence of Ray Brown and Tony Semple, the 2003 Detroit Lions are expected to field their best offensive line in the last five years. In this week's edition of <i>Inside the Game</i>, Lions' insider Mike Fowler takes an in-depth look at the improving offensive line of Detroit.

(ALLEN PARK)- The overhaul of the Lions offensive line is complete.  Actually, it was completed last season when the Lions dealt journeyman Brendan Stai to the Washington Redskins. Despite the fact Detroit took a big cap hit in doing so, Stai was the biggest liability on an offensive line that rated as the worst in the NFL two years ago.  Instead, Detroit signed ageless guard Ray Brown, who was... Recommended Stories

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