Just two wins away from 200, is all the motivation he, and his team need.
"I think when that week gets here it will be a big deal," said Meeks, "but we still have to get to that point, so it is not a big deal until that happens."
"I really didn't know he was that close," said quarterback Tyrell Jenkins,"for us to be that class that is able to do it for him, that would be a great way to go out."
For help, Meeks has brought it the services of a former professional, a professional baseball player that is.
Robert Ellis played in the MLB for four years, including a stint with the Texas Rangers, now he takes over as the strength coach for the Lions.