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NFL Head Coach Getting Crushed For Questionable Move In 1st Quarter

A general view of the Detroit Lions stadium with an American flag on the field.

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 10: General view of Ford Field before the game between Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals on September 10, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

It's early in the game for the Detroit Lions, but head coach Matt Patricia is already under fire for his latest coaching gaffe.

Perhaps the biggest takeaway of this season for Detroit is the inability to call successful plays on offense. Well, this flaw that continues to plague the Lions is back once again.

Although the Lions lead the Minnesota Vikings right now, the team had back-to-back questionable coaching decisions in the first quarter.

The first mistake was running the football on third and long, which clearly wasn't going to sit well with the fans. However, Patricia wasn't done leaving people shaking their head in the stadium. After not converting on third down, the Lions decided to punt the ball when they were actually in field-goal range.

Fans have zero patience with Patricia at this point, even though it's his first year as a head coach in the NFL.

Despite these questionable decisions on offense, the Lions still lead 6-0 over the Vikings in the first half.

The game is on FOX.