NS Detroit Lion fell to 0-9-1 on Sunday with a previous 13-10 loss Cleveland Browns. It was a close game, as the Lions scored 10 unanswered in the second half to pull within reach. Baker Mayfield and Co. Their progress was thwarted by a penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct between innings, which, however, cost Detroit a point chance.
After D’Andre Swift rushed for 13 yards to end the third quarter, TV commercial broadcast with the Lion down 13-7. When it returned in the fourth quarter, the chief announced that the Lions’ offensive navigator Jonah Jackson was fined for unsportsmanlike conduct, sending Detroit back 15 yards. Now facing the first half and 25th, the Lions were unable to successfully convert first and missed a valuable scoring opportunity.
After the game, Lions head coach Dan Campbell explained that Jackson clearly said something about Jadeveon Clowney’s mom.
“I don’t know what to tell you,” Campbell said, via Dave Birkett’s Detroit Free Press. “It was something that was said. It was something about someone’s mother, OK? And there was a lot of chatter going on there, but it was a punishment.”
Jackson, who was selected by Detroit in the third round outside of Ohio State last year, told reporters he doesn’t remember what he specifically said to Clowney, but has taken possession of the penalty.
“First of all, I should never have even put my team in that situation, but it was the heat of the moment, the heat of the game,” Jackson said. “We actually chopped it up after apologizing. It was both sides, but certainly should never have been in that situation in the first place.”
The mom-related mistake took a toll on the Lions, as the first time Swift went down before the mid-quarter break was the first and last defeat Detroit recorded in all games. We’re still struggling to figure out what’s acceptable when it comes to ridicule in 2021, but we learned on Sunday that you don’t want to say anything negative about your opponent’s mother. me.
https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/lions-lineman-makes-comment-about-jadeveon-clowneys-mother-and-it-proves-costly-in-loss-to-browns/ Lions lineman makes comment on Jadeveon Clowney’s mom and it proves expensive loss for Browns