David Akers had nothing but good things to say about Havard Rugland after Rugland was released on Tuesday.
Akers on Kickalicious: "If he can continue to try to get some preseason-type games in & get more consistent with form, the sky’s the limit."— Detroit Lions (@DetroitLionsNFL) August 27, 2013
Calvin Johnson doesn't seem too concerned about the knee injury that has forced him to miss most of the preseason.
#MEGATRON on his health heading into the season: "(Smiling) I’ll be alright."— Detroit Lions (@DetroitLionsNFL) August 27, 2013
- Johnson is going to be featured in NBC's Sunday Night Football opening again this year (this time with Carrie Underwood).
- Fun fact: The Lions' defensive tackles currently account for around 10.7 percent of the spots on the roster.
Ronnell Lewis, who was recently released by the Lions, has cleared waivers.
- Former Lions defensive end Lawrence Jackson was released by the Minnesota Vikings this week.
Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris is out for the year.
- An arrest warrant has been issued for Titus Young after he once again missed a court appearance.