First-time head coaches struggled in Week 1 of the NFL season, but Matt Patricia had the roughest go of it.
The Detroit Lions looked awful in Patricia’s head-coaching debut, as they suffered a 31-point loss to the New York Jets at home on “Monday Night Football.”
Expectations for Patricia were fairly high coming off the heels of his 14 seasons on the New England Patriots coaching staff. But apparently the coaching tactics Patricia learned in New England aren’t being well received in Detroit.
“Up there in Detroit, Matt Patricia went really hard on these guys in camp,” NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo said Tuesday on “Good Morning Football. “There was a lot of contact there. There’s a lot of harsh criticism from…