- The Lions have been giving offensive tackle Corey Hilliard some reps at offensive guard. He has performed well at tackle when called upon, so it appears the coaches are giving him another opportunity to potentially see the field.
- Dick Stanfel, who played for the Detroit Lions from 1952-55, is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2012 class. He was named a finalist by the Senior Committee
- The TV ratings for the Lions-Browns preseason game did better than the ratings for the Tigers-Indians baseball game last Friday.
- Former Lions and current Bears wide receiver Roy Williams doesn't sound like he is impressing anybody in Chicago. He has come under fire for poor conditioning and not being in shape despite the regular season being only weeks away. I can't say I'm surprised given Williams' lack of production the last few years.
- The Lions are one of the teams featured on Gatorade's limited edition bottles.