Detroit Lions Offensive Playbook: Breaking Down the Steel Curtain

Michael Schottey@SchotteyNFL National Lead WriterOctober 7, 2009

Detroit Lions Offensive Playbook: Breaking Down the Steel Curtain

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    DETROIT - SEPTEMBER 20:  Running back Kevin Smith #34 of the Detroit Lions carries the bll against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 20, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. The Vikings won 27-13.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

RB Release—Kevin Smith

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    DETROIT - NOVEMBER 23:  Running back Kevin Smith #34 of the Detroit Lions warms up before the NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 23, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Running Back Draw—Kevin Smith

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    DETROIT - SEPTEMBER 20:  Running back Kevin Smith #34 of the Detroit Lions carries the bll against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 20, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. The Vikings won 27-13.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Tight End Middle Screen—Brandon Pettigrew

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    DETROIT - SEPTEMBER 20: Linebacker E.J. Henderson #56 of the Minnesota Vikings tackles wide receiver Brandon Pettigrew #84 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on September 20, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. The Vikings won 27-13.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty

WR Smoke—Calvin Johnson

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    DETROIT - NOVEMBER 23:  Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #84 of the Detroit Lions lines up during the NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 23, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan.  The Buccaneers defeated the Lions 38-20.  (Photo by Chris

Toss Sweep—Aaron Brown

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    DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 28: Running back Aaron Brown #21 of the Detroit Lions runs with the football against the Indianapolis Colts at Ford Field on August 28, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan.  The Lions defeated the Colts 18-17. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images

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