POLL: Is the Detroit Lions running game success here to stay?

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The Detroit Lions running game was on full display in Week 1, and despite the loss, the offense executed on the ground with such promise that it’s created a lot of positive buzz from fans and analysts.

D’Andre Swift had a career day against the Eagles, is leading our Week 1 game ball poll with 85 percent of votes, and is currently nominated for FedEx Ground Player of the Week (Be sure to vote here). But he’s not having that kind of day without help, specifically blocking from his wide receivers and offensive line.

Here are a couple of quick breakdowns of the Lions running game from two former offensive linemen turned analysts, starting with former Detroit Lion, Geoff Schwartz, then NFL Network’s Brian Baldinger:

While the recognition is well deserved, it begs the question: Do you think the Lions running game success is here to stay? Vote in our latest Reacts survey below and sound off in the comments.

Note: results from the Reacts survey will be posted later in the week.

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