1:00 PM ET, November 11, 2001
The Lions need a quarterback they feel comfortable with and confident in, they need a healthy running back (James Stewart is out), they need to build a better offensive line. So, offensively, the Lions don't have a lot of the pieces they'd like to have.
The defense has let them down, too. The Lions thought their defensive front seven would be much better, but that group hasn't played up to preseason expectations.
ESPN.com's Vinny Cerrato was director of player personnel for the Redskins and 49ers.
Sapp bruised his right knee on Detroit's final drive, but said he's OK. ... Schlesinger, a seven-year veteran, scored his first rushing touchdown and Droughns scored his first career touchdown, after missing his rookie year with a shoulder injury. ... Gramatica dedicated his game-winning kick to his father, who's birthday was Sunday.