The Detroit Lions were on the substandard conclude of a 51-29 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 17. Giving up a 50-burger did no longer sit effectively with Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn.
In his weekly press convention, Glenn admitted it was correct one in every of those days where the other team did effectively and his rep team did no longer.
“I’ll impart you what, I need this league was a league where every sport you will doubtless be capable of be at your perfect,” Glenn stated. “I need this was a league where every sport you may perchance well perchance skedaddle available in the market and take every sport, but that’s correct no longer how this league is. It’s the NFL. And sometimes, video games treasure this happens.”
Detroit allowed a season-high 497 yards and 29 first downs in the loss to Seattle, collectively with 265 speeding yards.
“I suggested our guys at halftime, ‘Hear, I’ve been a part of this as a coach and I’ve been a part of this as a player. So, the one thing that we must develop is proceed to play laborious, proceed to play quick, and proceed to play physical.’ You continually watch at these video games and wonder, ‘What the hell came about?’ And sometimes, you correct earn steamrolled. I mean, some teams correct absorb your quantity that day. To me, that’s how I glimpse it, that’s how I’m taking a watch at it and I’m going forward to the next week.”
The Seahawks steamroll incorporated nine straight scoring drives after Glenn’s defense pressured a 3-and-out on the outlet series. It will were 10 if Seattle coach Pete Carroll didn’t retract to enter victory formation on the Lions’ 1-yard line in the final minute.