Not much has gone right for the Detroit Lions in 2018, so they may as well work out a player who has been in the “worst starting quarterback ever” conversation.
According to reports, the Lions have worked out former Buffalo Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman. As noted by Field Yates, it’s Peterman’s first workout since being waived by the Bills on Nov. 12.
Former Bills QB Nathan Peterman worked out for the Lions, per source. His first workout since becoming a free agent.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) November 17, 2018
Originally drafted by the Bills in the 5th round of the 2017 NFL Draft, Peterman has played in 8 games (4 starts) so far in his career, completing 52.3% of his passes for 548 yards and three touchdowns to go along with a whopping 12 interceptions.
Detroit Lions’ Matt Patricia fires back at media for criticizing ‘snow practice’
On Thursday, many were surprised that Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia made the decision to have his team practice in the snow. Most of the criticism was based on the fact the Lions next three games will be played at Ford Field and their fourth will be played in Arizona.
Today, Patricia spoke to the media and be began with a prepared statement about his decision to practice in the snow. It was pretty clear he was not thrilled with the media for their criticisms.
Via the Detroit Free Press:
“In regards to practice, a couple comments I just want to make on this topic and provide some maybe insight and let’s call it closure to this continual conversation that we have here as far as our training. First, we’ll always practice and train in a manner that looks out for our players’ ability to prepare each week for our opponent, while also taking care of and including all the parameters to the overall health and safety of our team. Indoor walk-throughs, which we had this week, which we’ve also had in the past, are always beneficial to our team, it’s beneficial to our players. It’s a great teaching and learning environment. It’s an opportunity for us to pull off them physically, the demands of practice and the overall hustle and pursuit of what we have to do during the course of a practice and our movements.
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