- Baylor offensive tackle Jason Smith visited the Lions on Monday. He is the first potential top draft pick to visit Allen Park and won't be the last. The Lions will try to bring in every player they are considering drafting with the top overall selection to get a better idea of what these players are like off the field.
- Free agent tight end L.J. Smith has stayed in contact with the Lions, meaning he hasn't decided to not sign with them just yet.
- The NFL released the full draft order on Monday. Compensatory picks aren't included yet, though.
- The NFL Network's Mike Mayock doesn't think the Lions should draft Matthew Stafford.
- Nicholas Cotsonika picked Matthew Stafford with the #1 pick in ESPN2's First Take mock draft.
- The Simpsons took a shot at the Lions on Sunday.
- The UFL, a new football league, has hired its coaches and also locked up a TV deal with Versus.
Tuesday Notes: Jason Smith Visits Lions
By Sean Yuille