The Lions are Doomed Without Calvin Johnson
False: The Lions are doomed, but not because of Megatron. No, it's mostly because they're the Lions and according to the Detroit Free Press, the offensive line "continues to struggle with basic tasks like run and pass blocking." Those are, by our estimates, the two important types of blocking. Johnson was good for drawing focus and bailing out QB Matt Stafford, but even he couldn’t save this team. Detroit's starters have not scored a touchdown in preseason and the defense has given up 90 points, Stafford has zero time to throw, the long snapper somehow landed on the IR, and despite having one of the easiest schedules, tied for 27th, it’s still tougher than division rivals Chicago and Green Bay.