THE OTHER SIDE: Game Day Lions Links 8/22

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August 22, 2013 at 08:46am ET

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Here's a quick list of links out of Detroit with their takes on tonight's game:

DETROIT NEWS:

Patriots offense to give Lions secondary trial by fire - John Katzenstein - Katzenstein writes that If Detroit’s first two exhibitions were any indication, New England quarterback Tom Brady could feast on the Lions secondary tonight

OAKLAND PRESS:

DETROIT LIONS: Five positions to watch in Thursday's preseason game vs. Patriots - Paula Pasche - Pasche looks at five positions to watch tonight, and wonders how tight ends Joe Fauria and Michael Williams will perform tonight.

DETROIT FREE PRESS:

Detroit Lions vs. New England Patriots: What to watch in tonight's exhibition game - Dave Birkett - Birkett files his own entry on tonight, and writes that Matthew Strafford and the offense, "need to find a rhythm fast."

MLIVE.COM:

Five Detroit Lions players to watch in preseason game against New England Patriots - Justin Rogers - Rogers has his five players to watch including rookie cornerback Darius Slay, who he feels Tom Brady may go after tonight.

After missing rookie season, Detroit Lions' Chris Greenwood happy his debut is near - Carlos Monarrez - Monarrez has an article on Greenwood and writes that the cornerback had a wide grin on his face after recently getting work in with the first team during his second NFL padded practice.

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