According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, there are plenty of veteran Lions players that are upset with head coach Matt Patricia and his rigid ways.
We talked the other day on @gmfb Weekend about the #Lions’ veterans being unhappy with how hard Matt Patricia has worked them and all the rules in place there. Results like last night’s blowout loss to the #Jets could bring things to a head ... both ways. pic.twitter.com/wCImJnLFlg— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 11, 2018
Apparently their issues revolve around the fact that they were worked hard in preseason and Patricia has instituted new rules they don't like.
Two things to note that I mentioned on air Sat as well:— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 11, 2018
--I've covered teams where players hated the coach then came to understand him + win (Coughlin/NYG; Marrone/Jax)
--Former Patriot when I told him what's going on in Det: "Good. They need it."
So don't fire Patricia yet.
Lions fans might want to take a walk around the block and calm down for a second. After all, we're only one game into the season, and it's not like they have this great track record of success.
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