Can Rick Wagner become a Detroit Lions legend in under 1 season? The fan base have wanted to see a dominant Lions rushing attack; like forever; and getting a proven right tackle in Wagner has given us hope; especially when he was paired with TJ Lang.

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If the combo of Wagner and Lang can open up lanes for the running backs against the Patriots in this 3rd pre season game as well as do it for the 1st quarter of the upcoming season we may build him or them a statue before the bye week gets here, because it’ll make the Lions a potent/balanced threat! We don’t fully know what that looks like; but we’ll get a chance to see how it looks as Rick face a former teammate and New England. The Lions also have more connections to New England; take a look…

The Rick Wagner Detroit And New England Connection

Patriots DL Lawrence Guy played with Lions DT Haloti Ngata, T Rick Wagner and CB Tramain Jacobs at Baltimore. Patriots RB Rex Burkhead played with Lions WR Marvin Jones, Jr., from 2013-15 at Cincinnati. Patriots RB Dion Lewis played with Lions CB …

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Rick Wagner Bolsters A Pedestrian Detroit Lions O-line?

Because of the contract, we as fans will look at his side of the Detroit O-line when they’re on offense, but perhaps we need to look down the line and see who’s the glue. See who’s almost the most important player on the Lions not named Matthew Stafford…

“It’s been huge,” new right guard T.J. Lang said of having Swanson running things in the middle of the line. “We have three new guys with Greg (Robinson), myself and Rick (Wagner) on the line. It really comes down to Travis and how he identifies …

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The bottom line is Rick Wagner has to be a solid investment for the Detroit Lions; we all want to be; but he absolutely need to be if the team is to finally turn the corner for perennial underachievers to consistent playoff contenders because they’ve built a “style” that wins and every new player coming to the team will have to and want to fall in line with, just like the Patriots, Steelers, Ravens, and some others have. If Rick Wagner helps Detroit with this, he’ll probably go down as the best Detroit Lions Right Tackle ever….

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