Monday, September 22, 2008

At the sports desk: tough words...

...but fair ones, concerning the Detroit Lions' defense, pushed around at will again yesterday, this time by the 49ers:

"[Michael] Strahan, who retired after 15 seasons as a defensive end for the Giants, came close to saying the Lions' defense quit. "You can't teach heart," Strahan said. "They don't want to play." Strahan said Lions defenders were not pursuing on some long runs. "They were watching," Strahan said, almost yelling. "They don't want to play."