- WXYZ has video from Matthew Stafford's visit to the Pentagon and White House.
- Nate Burleson is ready to compete with the younger wide receivers on the team, which is good considering many believe the Lions drafted Ryan Broyles to be Burleson's eventual replacement. There likely won't be any changes made this season, but in 2013 and beyond, you never know.
- Travis Lewis spent the first two days of last week's rookie minicamp practicing at outside linebacker. On the final day, he moved inside to play middle linebacker.
- The Lions' official site has video of Jim Schwartz's comments on the final day of the minicamp.
- According to Mike O'Hara, Calvin Johnson has been invited to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Friday's game between the Tigers and Pirates at Comerica Park.
- Bill Bentley was interviewed on Monday and asked about working out with the entire team for the first time.
- R.J. Archer, who attended the minicamp as a tryout, is a quarterback, but he has also played wide receiver in the past.
- There wasn't much of an increase in ticket sales on the secondary market for Lions games during and in the week after the NFL Draft. Out of all 32 teams, the Lions had the fourth-smallest jump in sales.
- The USFL is set to relaunch.
- One-time Lions quarterback Ty Detmer has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame's 2012 class.
Lions Notes: Nate Burleson Ready For Competition At Wide Receiver
By Sean Yuille