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A.J. Green makes Chris Houston look silly with 82-yard TD

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Chris Houston is the Lions’ best cornerback, but he’s no match for Cincinnati’s A.J. Green.

Houston was badly beaten by a Green double-move, biting on the fake and watching helplessly as Green sprinted past him to get wide open deep in the Lions’ secondary. Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton underthrew the pass and Green had to slow down for it, but Green was so far ahead of Houston and everyone else on the Lions’ defense that he still got to the end zone with no trouble.

The cornerback position is a major concern for the Lions, and in Green Detroit is playing perhaps the best wide receiver they could play, outside matching up with Calvin Johnson in practice. The Lions are going to have to come up with something better against Green.

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11 Responses to “A.J. Green makes Chris Houston look silly with 82-yard TD”
  1. logicalvoicesays says: Oct 20, 2013 1:23 PM

    Top 5 WRs in Professional Football – Calvin Johnson, Pierre Garcon, Larry Fitzgerald, AJ Green and Santana Moss. In that order.

  2. 87hollywoodhorn says: Oct 20, 2013 1:27 PM

    ^^^true

  3. metrocritical says: Oct 20, 2013 1:32 PM

    Top 32 Cornerbacks in the NFL:

    Not Chris Houston

  4. hyzers says: Oct 20, 2013 1:35 PM

    Let the game settle in a little bit MDS.

  5. tinbender2000 says: Oct 20, 2013 1:39 PM

    Best third string WR: Pierre Garcon
    #Washingtonblowschunksandwontwinanothergame

  6. dodohead418 says: Oct 20, 2013 1:49 PM

    AJ Green has the ability to make anybody look silly because he is such a special WR!

  7. wearethesteelers says: Oct 20, 2013 1:58 PM

    WE win Super Bowls

  8. nolaisadump says: Oct 20, 2013 2:17 PM

    Umm..you do realize, Calvin Johnson is too good to practice. He just shows up for the games. He and a few select guys are deemed to important to risk hurting in practice. His defensive teamates will never line up against him.

  9. j972 says: Oct 20, 2013 2:55 PM

    Just saw the play. What a wild exaggeration you made.

  10. ocdn says: Oct 20, 2013 5:03 PM

    And the winner of the most overrated D back goes to………….Chris Houston

  11. mn1bjb says: Oct 21, 2013 10:27 AM

    AJ succeeds despite Andy Dalton. He should have had 3 TDs if weren’t for Daltons noodle arm. Dalton is a turd.

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