Banged-Up Lions Need Bang From Offense vs. Broncos

Detroit seeks 1st win against Broncos Sunday night.

The Detroit Lions play their first home game of the NFL season against the Denver Broncos Sunday night at Ford Field. Both teams are heading in opposite directions. The Broncos, led by quarterback Peyton Manning, are 2-0. The Lions are 0-2, and their quarterback, Matthew Stafford, has taken a beating in both losses. WDET Detroit Today producer and longtime sports journalist Art Regner tells Pat Batcheller that Stafford has been at the mercy of the players who are supposed to protect him. Click on the audio player to hear the conversation.

WHO: Lions vs. Broncos

WHAT: 1st home game of the NFL season

WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 27 at 8:30 p.m. (WDIV-TV, Channel 4)

WHERE: Ford Field

WHY: Hmm. Yeah, I’ve got nothing.




  • Pat Batcheller
    Pat Batcheller is a host and Senior News Editor for 101.9 WDET, presenting local news, traffic and weather updates during Morning Edition. He is an amateur musician.