That position is not where many within the organization expected the team to be at this point of the season, and the underachieving squad has once again placed coach Jim Caldwell in a precarious position.
But he seems to be taking it to new levels down the stretch this season as he pushes toward his first-ever 1,000-yard season.
"They run the ball as well as anybody that we've seen to date", Caldwell said. Stafford rolled to his right and found Jones right by the pylon.
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The Cardinals acquired Marcell Ozuna from the fire-selling Marlins in a trade on Wednesday, a deal essentially forced St. The Cardinals reportedly have a deal to send outfielder Stephen Piscotty to the Oakland A's for prospects.
Stafford became the first National Football League player to complete 80-plus percent of his passes in consecutive road games with at least 29 attempts in each one.
Thanks to two field goals and a touchdown in the first half, the Lions are nearly there and had a 13-3 lead at halftime.
Marvin Jones #11 of the Detroit Lions celebrates his fourth quarter touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on November 23, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. Abdullah missed two weeks with a neck injury, although there were reports he was out last week more for performance-related reasons than his health. The Lions, who are averaging a league-low 76.3 yards rushing per game, will rank among the NFL's worst running teams for a fourth straight year. Listed as questionable are defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, tackle Emmett Cleary and guard T.J. Lang. But safety Adrian Amos, who has been out since Week 12 against the Eagles with a hamstring injury, will not play.