Lions training camp: Notes from Day 5

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News and notes on the offense, defense and special teams from the fifth day of Detroit Lions training camp.

The Detroit Lions were back in pads for their practice on Day 5 of training camp. Fans were once again in attendance, as were coaches from Michigan State, who stopped by after watching the Chicago Bears practice on Monday.

Here are some notes from Tuesday's practice:

Offense

Defense

Special teams

  • David Akers and Havard Rugland were both perfect on field goals on Tuesday. According to Josh Katzenstein, Akers went 2-for-2 and had a long of 48, while Rugland went 3-for-3 with a long of 50.

  • McCosky thinks Cory Greenwood could make the 53-man roster for his play on special teams.
  • Sam Martin is enjoying his time in training camp.

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