- Watson Spoelstra, the grandfather of Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, was a sportswriter in Detroit and once bailed Lions quarterback Bobby Layne out of jail.
Ndamukong Suh has a photo gallery from the Gumball 3000 on his Facebook fan page.
- In ProFootballFocus' drop percentage rankings for tight ends, Brandon Pettigrew was fourth from the bottom thanks to his 12 drops last season.
- Speaking of Pettigrew, he visited Menard's in Davison on Friday to sign autographs and meet fans.
- Jahvid Best was apparently a part of a flag football game that was filmed for the TV show America's Next Top Model. Best's team won, by the way.
- Tim Twentyman put together an interesting piece comparing the similarities between the Steelers of the 1970s to the current Lions.
- People in Seattle who criticized Nate Burleson's decision to sign with the Lions last year are now changing their tune and think it was a great move.