DETROIT LIONS QUOTES
I’ve never seen anybody break so many tackles. We thought he had silicone in his pants, the way we kept slipping off him.
— Keith Mallard, on tackling Lions running back Barry Sanders
Munson hasn’t done anything wrong. I’d bet my house on it.
— Joe Schmidt, Lions player and coach on Lions quarterback Bill Munson about a gambling inquiry
I never graduated from the University of Iowa, but I was only there for two terms
— Truman’s and Eisenhower’s
When Bobby said block, you blocked. When Bobby said, drink, you drank.
— Yale Lary, on the leadership of Lions quarterback Bobby Layne
It’s probably time to find a replacement for Bobby Layne.
— Jim Schwartz, Lions coach, about Matthew Stafford as the most highly rated Lions quarterback since Bobby Layne retired 51 years ago