The Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions are two of the NFL’s upstart teams, so it was fair to view Sunday’s matchup at Ford Field as a test of sorts. The winner Cheap Pirates Jerseys would take a strong hold of first place of their division, with the loser falling back in the pack a bit. Both teams were out to prove that they could be dominant when called upon. With a game-winning field goal as Cheap Paintball Jerseys time expired, the Bengals left Detroit as with a nice surge of momentum going into the turn of the regular season.
For the Lions, all isn’t lost. The teams is still 4-3, just a half game behind the Green Bay Packers, who are 4-2. While there are naturally concerns about the secondary, the Lions can at least take solace in the fact that Calvin Johnson is back at 100 percent, according to Sean Yuille at Lions blog Pride of Detroit.
It also hurts the Colts as a team a ton. Reggie Wayne was far and away the best receiving option for the Colts. He was the best and the most consistent, catching at least 3 passes in 71 straight games – and counting. On the field, this is a devastating loss for the Colts. Off the field, this is a devastating loss for the Colts. Reggie was the team leader and the one who brought the passion to the team. Everybody respects him tremendously. He’s their leader. He’ll still be there and leading, but obviously it’s different.
Without Wayne, the Colts will lean even more on a second-year speedster in T.Y. Hilton and free agent pickup Darrius Heyward-Bey. Before getting hurt, Wayne was clearly the No. 1 option for Luck, with 38 catches for 503 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
In his career, Wayne has proven to be very durable. In 13 seasons Cheap Paintball Jerseys And Pants up to this point, Wayne only missed three games, all of which came in his rookie season of 2001. Wayne has 1,006 receptions and 13,566 receiving yards, ranking him 11th all-time.