Heading into the 2018 college football season, the thought by many experts was that Michigan‘s schedule would be too much for them to handle. After all, having road games against your three biggest rivals (Ohio State, Notre Dame, and Michigan State) along with home matchups against Wisconsin and Penn State is never easy.
Well, that gauntlet of games is over and the Wolverines went 3-2 with losses in their first game (@ND) and last game (@OSU) of the season. In addition, Michigan got stomped by Florida in the Peach Bowl.
But what about next season when MSU, OSU, and N.D. come to the Big House?
Let’s take a look at how Michigan’s 2019 schedule shapes up.
As you can see, rather than opening up the season against Notre Dame like the Wolverines did this season, they start things off by hosting Middle Tennessee State. The following week brings in Army before the Wolverines get their first of two bye weeks for the season.
Following that bye week, Michigan has five-straight Big Ten games (including road games vs. Wisconsin on Sept. 21 and Penn State on Oct. 19) before Notre Dame comes to the Big House on Oct. 26.
Michigan wraps up their regular season on Nov. 30 by hosting Ohio State.
What do you think, Nation?
If the Detroit Lions make this BOLD combo of moves, they will win the NFC North in 2019
The 2018 version of the Detroit Lions sucked horribly. The head coach sucked. The offense sucked. The defense sucked. Heck, even the special teams sucked at times.
So, with that established, what can be done during the offseason to turn things around on time for the kickoff of the 2019 season?
Though I have a few ideas up my sleeve that would help the team to improve greatly, the biggest idea is one that will likely blow your mind. Mostly because I am not sure if it has ever been done before.
In my opinion, there is one BOLD move the Lions can make this offseason that will, in turn, put the wheels in motion for a 2019 NFC North Title run.
Now, I get it. You are probably already shaking your head and calling me a moron for thinking the Lions have any chance in 2019.
But they do.
IF and ONLY IF they make this BOLD move. (Technically it is a trio of moves but stick with me)