- Last week Martin Mayhew hosted a coaching academy for Think Detroit PAL. The Lions' official site has an interview with Mayhew about it, and the team's Facebook page has pictures from the event.
- Joe Barksdale, an offensive lineman from LSU that was drafted by the Oakland Raiders, is looking forward to playing the Lions on Dec. 18. Barksdale went to Detroit Cass Tech High School, and he can't wait to "be on the same field as a team (he) grew up watching."
- Matthew Stafford said he might break out some sleek Nike shoes for the Monday Night Football game against the Bears.
- As you probably could have guessed from the advertisement he spotted at the College World Series, Ndamukong Suh has signed a deal with Battle Sports Science.
- If you didn't get a chance to check out Calvin Johnson's feature on the NFL's top 100 players a couple weeks ago, you can watch the video on the Lions' official website.
- Check out a contest to win an autographed Isaiah Ekejiuba jersey.