Rodriguez, Anzalone Among Worst PFF-Graded Lions

Rodriguez, Anzalone Among Worst PFF-Graded Lions

Detroit Lions quarterback Jared GoffAfter his team’s Week 16 loss to the Bank of America Stadium, he commented on the poor playing surface and was able silence some of his critics of his road play.

Detroit’s veteran signal-caller was 26-of-42 passing 355 yards and three Landings.

His PFF grade was 78.6, which was his third-best score of the season. More blame appears to have been placed on the center for the botched exchange. Frank Ragnow.

Detroit’s record is sadly abysmal Protective Performance was evident in Week 16’s PFF grading. Two of the team’s linebackers received low grades.

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“We didn’t, boy. We just — you didn’t see the fire we had. “There was something missing out there,” said Lions head coach.Dan Campbell When asked about the high number (13) of missed tackles, he replied: “We were hit a few times, but then we couldn’t stop the bleeding.” It’s one thing for it to stop, but here’s the truth — we did stop the second series and then we turned it over on offense. We didn’t help one another.”

Rookie linebackerMalcolm Rodriguez Alex Anzalone, a veteran defensive player who played at least 10 snaps, earned a 43.1 PFF grade. Veteran Alex Anzalone received the worst grade (29.9).

Aaron Glenn’s defense was unable to stop Carolina’s rushing attack. The result was shockingly clear at 320Total yards, it gave up on the ground. It resulted in the Lions losing their Saturday contest with the Panthers, 37-23.

Here are some examples Pro Football Focus Based on Week 16 matchup, the best and worst Lions players were determined.

Top PFF-graded offensive stars

  • TE James Mitchell — 88.5
  • TE Shane Zylstra — 82.9
  • QB Jared Goff — 78.6
  • WR Kalif Ray — 72.3
  • WR DJ Chark — 71.9

Worst offensive players PFF-graded

  • TE Garrett Griffin — 51.0
  • RB Jamaal Williams — 50.0
  • C Frank Ragnow — 49.3
  • RG Evan Brown — 46.4
  • LG Jonah Jackson — 46.4

Top PFF-gDefensive players

  • DE James Houston IV — 87.0
  • LB Derrick Barnes — 80.7
  • DT Benito Jones — 68.8
  • LB Anthony Pittman — 61.9
  • DE John Cominsky — 60.5
  • SS C.J. Moore — 60.5

Worst defensive players according to PFF

  • LB Malcolm Rodriguez — 43.1
  • SS Ifeatu Melifonwu — 35.6
  • DE Josh Paschal — 33.4
  • LB Alex Anzalone — 29.9
  • LB Chris Board — 25.5

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