- This probably won't come as a shock to anyone, but C.C. Brown is really bad at tackling. Actually, ProFootballFocus has him at the bottom of their list of tackle attempts per missed tackle for safeties.
- Sports Illustrated's Kerry J. Byrne put together an article about why the Detroit Lions will contend in 2011. Jim Schwartz actually linked to it on his Twitter account, and it's yet another sign that the Lions Kool-Aid isn't just being consumed here in Michigan.
- More national love for the Lions: Doug Farrar on why the Lions' defense now has "options galore" with Nick Fairley joining the team and Dan Wetzel on why the lockout is coming at a terrible time for the Lions (hint: they're finally on the verge of something positive as a franchise).
Ndamukong Suh spotted a picture of Barry Sanders when he was at Nike headquarters earlier this week. Later Suh stopped by a restaurant try his hand at cooking a pizza.
- Alexi Lalas, a former U.S. soccer player who grew up in Michigan, was recently interviewed at Ford Field. He discussed the CONCACAF Gold Cup matches that will be played there next month (one of them is Team USA vs. Canada).